Shitty First Drafts By Anne Lamott

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In this story, “Shitty First Drafts,” is about an author describing how horrible the first drafts we write tend to look. The author also describes that the first drafts are similar to a “child draft” because in the first draft you just pour your ideas, taught, and feeling and play around them. The author also states that the first draft is something that does not come out in to public, but lets the author explore in their own imagination and feelings. The second, third, and the final drafts are somethings that are born from the first drafts, but the cleared and shaped versions of the ideas and the feelings the author has.
In this story, “Shitty First Drafts,” the author Anne Lamott, explains the trouble that author goes through while writing a good book, paper, or anything else. The author Anne Lamott describes the struggle that I go with while writing a paper in this quotation, “Now, practically even better news than that of short assignments is the idea of shitty first drafts. All good writers write them. This is how they end up with good second drafts and terrific third drafts.” I am a person who struggles with writing papers and I am not a pro in when it comes to English, Writing, or Grammar, but I feel …show more content…

I have personally improved in writing papers because coming from a background where English was not as important, I had to struggle to learn American English language. In India, I was taught English as my second language and the English I learned in India was British English. British English and American English are two different things because the pronunciation, grammar, and spellings vary. Learning something that you already know and learning something similar in way to something you already know is struggle. I personally wrote so many “Child drafts” like the Anne Lamott mentioned, but I needed a lot of help in shaping my papers that I

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