Creative Writing

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  • Analysis Of My Writing

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    reading, and writing until everything was revealed abruptly but instantaneously. I started to notice the differences in my technique when compared to others. I was substandard when compared and ashamed of my writing. I doubted my capabilities, and in a way I was right to because other students where good at writing and I was inferior to them. I took two AP English courses in high school and both of my teachers suggested that I take more time to practice my speaking, reading, and writing. They both

  • Shitty First Draft Analysis

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    In the article “Shitty First Drafts “from Bird by Bird, the author Anne Lamott talks about the idea of why writing a drafts is important for all writer. When a writer trying to write an essay, they don’t just sit down and write they will write a drafts first, they start with no idea, even writer they don’t get their idea right the way, so it’s nice to put something down first, your first drafts will always be the worst drafts, but nobody will see it ,you can find something that you write down and

  • Comparing The Works Of Thoreau And Martin Luther King Jr.

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    effective piece of writing? One might say an effective piece uses diction and syntax to its advantage and all kinds of strategies to present its position; another may configure that an effective piece understands, weeds out, and gives plenty of information surrounding the topic; it may even be said that a piece such as this will open up the mind of the reader and aid in their journey in seeing the world with a new perspective. Although these ideas are fair, an effective piece of writing is simply any

  • Bad By Ben Yagoda

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    Not So Bad Writing Advice: How to Not Write Bad by Ben Yagoda Anyone who wants to improve their prose will benefit greatly from Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad. The book serves as a comprehensive guide on how to make one’s writing more effective. Readers will find straightforward, common-sense advice, easy guidelines for avoiding common grammatical errors and punctuation mistakes, and general suggestions collected from Mr. Yagoda’s twenty years of teaching advanced journalism and writing classes

  • English 101 Reflective Essay

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    Unfortunately this is my second time taking English 101. I was not happy at all about failing because I really did try, but I believe it was for the best. I have learned way more and actually enjoyed writing while in this class. My first year taking the course was very difficult. Partly because I came from a high school that did not do the things college requires. In high school I was asked to write summaries. I was never asked to read an article or book and analyze it the way college professors

  • Naturalistic Writing

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    Naturally Writing is an art. Everyone can do it. If you are speaking to a friend or posting on Facebook you are writing. The way I see it is that anything you say or do can be translated into writing. And the best writing comes from you. Naturalistic writing is what comes from ones own mind that gets transitioned from thought to paper. That is what I see as the best way to write. Other writers like Colson Whitehead believe that “The art of writing can be reduced to a few simple rules” but I think

  • Describe The Writing Process

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    The writing process requires a lot of thought and time devoted to it. Having to write an essay almost every week can feel like when many people are talking to you at once and you don’t know who to listen to, it’s overwhelming. When looking back into my past writing experiences, the one that immediately comes to my head would be when I had to write an essay talking about a cause that we wanted to contribute to and how we were going to do it. I would have been just fine if my teacher hadn’t said we

  • My Writing Style Analysis

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    Writing techniques can be difficult to learn since it is always changing. The changing of the styles of writing is harder or easier for an individual to read the material. One major style of writing that has gained interest is using American Psychological Association (APA) after being first introduced. According to Sigal (2010), APA format was challenging for individuals. It was challenging since the style is different than MLA, which people could not grasp the change, myself included. APA when first

  • Hella Salty: The Conversation Style Of Writing

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    Perhaps the easiest type of writing is the conversations style we use in our everyday correspondences with friends. Marked by a distinctly colloquial tone and subjective viewpoints, this level of usage features short and choppy sentences, and it may even include fragments or run-on sentences. Moreover, the diction is usually quite simple and may include clipped words (such as flu instead of influenza), profanities, and slang. This level of usage is inappropriate for college writing, but is often utilized

  • Roberts How To Say Nothing In Five Hundred Words Summary

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    guidelines to writers on how to avoid writing poor, drab papers and develop their work into a successfully outstanding college level essay. The first point raised by Paul McHenry Roberts is that the writer avoid writing “the obvious content”. He believes that writers should stray away from those first points that pops into your head when writing a paper because if you are thinking about it so are most of your fellow classmates. Roberts recommends that before writing a paper, writers should sum up and