Writing Process : My Writing Essay

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The introduction, what a strange paragraph, and probably one of the hardest paragraphs to write. There is so much going on in such a short amount of words, and yet it is one of the most important pieces to an essay (besides the conclusion). The writer must pull someone into the story. Almost literally wrapping the words around the reader 's mind, and letting the reader live through the writer 's own thoughts. I would have loved to say that I am a fantastic writer; however, my writing process used to be so ineffective that it altered the outcome of my papers. After many years of trying to perfect my writing, I have finally found a system that works for me. MY WRITING PROCESS BEGINS WITH AN OUTLINE, THEN DEVELOPS INTO AN ESSAY, AND ONCE I AM DONE WRITING I GO BACK AND REVISE IT.
Previously, when I was given a topic to write about I would just start writing. This habit of not writing an outline formed in my Junior year of highschool. I took an English AP class, and every week we had to write an essay within the time period of the class. This ment that I had approximately forty-five minutes to read a passage, brainstorm, and write no less than a two page essay. The issue that I had with this is that I have always struggled with reading comprehension. Therefore, to make up for lost time I would just skip over the outlining and head straight into the writing portion. At the time this had always seemed to be the quickest route to finalizing my essay. However, now that I am in…

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