Why I Write and What I Have Learned so far? “I write because I love writing. I think I became a writer in order to explore my ideas and responses to the world around me, which I often found it difficult to share with others.” Alex Miller. Writing is a complex feeling, thoughts, or experience that describes our different feelings about many events or the thought or experience that could help others to solve their problem.
I need to enhance my confidence on improving my writing abilities because I believe confidence plays an important role with being able to completeany important tas. +o with me not being confident with my writing abilities I tend to hesitate when it comes to me having to illustrate my thoughts and feelings. ! s I write this paper I do feel accomplished by finishing this assignment, but I have not reached the level of confidence I feel I need. I (ust tend to have an issue with overthining, instead of (ust taing action and putting a paper together as if I have been writing my entire life.
This simile makes Lamott feel more relatable to the reader because this is a feeling that most inexperienced and discouraged writers go through. Saying things like “feel despair and worry settle on my chest like an x-ray apron” only connects the reader to Lamott even more (Lamott 469). Once the reader becomes engaged and forms a connection with what the writer is saying and feeling, continuing to read the essay is easy. At this point the reader wants to know what can be done to shake the feelings of “despair and worry” when it comes to
He argues that everyone has different writing process that works for them. Although he is too aggressive, and sarcastic in his writing, he clearly introduces his aspects of Lamott’s opinion. Nevertheless, I found his thesis highly biased and contradicting. He points out her generalization of “all good writers” and “shitty drafts”. Her purpose, however, is to correct the “fantasy of uninitiated”, and shows that even experienced writers like herself go through painstaking stages.
This paper was probably one of the hardest paper I had to write just because I felt like I was on my own. I was scared at first but i felt like this helped me learn how to properly look and analyze a speech or a writing in general. One way this helped was I highlighted what I thought was a rhetorical device and I had to properly analyze it and see what he/ she is trying to accomplish through his or her writing.
Writing is an activity I do to get problems or ideas out of my head and into a physical state. After writing an idea down, I find I am more confident in my words and actions. I feel that writing has kept me from losing my mind to a battle with chaos. Writing has kept me rooted in real life as well as my imagination. Just like anything else writing requires a bit of skill, time, patience, the correct process and the correct environment.
Writing helps you to dig into your heart. Writing will help you to find your life’s true purpose. Writing helps you to Let go the stress. See If you can give yourself gifts that may be true blessings, such as self-acceptance – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness living also helps you to increase your self-confidence and self-belief.
Writing essays and other types of posts has always been difficult for me. But, throughout this composition class, I have learned many interesting and new things about the different types of writing styles. When starting this class, I considered myself to be an average writer with run-of-the-mill vocabulary, ordinary sentence structure and typical finished products. This class has helped me greatly improve my writing skills in a variety of ways. I have learned multiple things by taking this class, such as new ways to approach writing and that there is much that I still need to learn about composition.
There are several quotes included in this notebook that focus on resilience. For me, I myself find that quotes also help me when I feel like I want to give up. They’re inspirational and make people feel a lot better and sometimes they even make then want to pursue what they want or need and to keep going. It could make them realise that the the situation they are in right now is not the final destination and that they can change where they are. These quotes are motivational.
I found the My Story assignment to be a fascinating one. I thought it was really interesting to get a closer look at how my fellow classmates defined themselves and what led them to their definition. The assignment allowed me to uncover another side of the people in the class that I didn’t know too well, but also it allowed me to see another perspective on my friends. The assignment is proof that even though people claim to know one another, they only know the information that they’re given, and that the information is usually only a fragment of the entire story. This idea of seeing an entire person’s story is what made the assignment so enjoyable, and even though I had a hard time coming up with my own narrative, it was still interesting to
Summarize Lamott's ideas about writing in this essay in 4 or more sentences. Lamott discussed her ideas about shitty first drafts. It is the first step that writers use in writing. She indicated how flawful and inappropriate the words that we are going to have but they have to start from something. Just to put their ideas in a paper.
Diagnostic Many people have written the way Quindlen talks about in her essay, it does help some individuals with what they may be going through. I have written the same way and it has helped me get through tough times. The experience was hard to get through because sometimes people want what may be happening to end and not relive it. Although, writing can help anyone escape from their problems and get their problems out.