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The End of 122

The End of 122

This past semester would probably be the most that I’ve ever revised in my life. Usually all my writings, they’ll have some thoughts and made a dabbling of n outline, and then I’ll just write the paper to get it over with. This past semester has made writing take a turn for the better. My pieces have become longer and more complex. My thoughts actually make it more into the paper than they ever did before. But that’s not to…

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Pitches for English 122

Pitches for English 122

There isn’t much to say. We came. We wrote. And now we’ve conquered. Or at least, partly. In the end, we still have another semester to go but at least we can safely say that we’ve put 122 behind us and it’s almost time to move onto 123. Which 123 just writes beautifully. But this was a post to point out that all of the information of 122 has been grouped more or less into a single category. This first…

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Prewriting Previews

Prewriting Previews

Prewriting is both freeing and frustracting. I enjoy it because it leaves you free to do what you want. You don’t need to connect paragraphs and thoughts. You can pick up at one place and then drop your thoughts and move on. You’re allowed to be chaotic. But that’s also frustrating because all of these ideas that are being generated, how are you supposed to connect them later on? I’m a personal fan of just making bullet points or making…

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Reading Superman and Me

Reading Superman and Me

One of my favorite things about great writers is that you don’t even notice that you’re reading. It comes as a shock when you reach the end.  At points in this reading, I had to stop and just appreciate what this writer was capable of. He explores many points of this story, and is very open with his own short-comings. The attention to detail is excellent.  The opening sentence just reels you in. The entire piece is very creative yet…

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The Basics of Me:

The Basics of Me:

I read a lot. Have participated in NaNoWriMo for the last two years. Pottery (NOT poetry) is my obsession. I turn 19 in 9 days. And I have a bad case of sarcasm. College freshmen; at the moment I’m a nursing major. That’s it.