My Views on Writing

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Growing up as a young girl, I always loved trips to the library throughout my school years. Though I enjoyed reading and the joys it brought to me, I could not begin to imagine writing in any of the books I read. I often imagined writing the suspenseful, and exciting stories that I read and in time; I got the chance to try and do so. The writing process for me was a little more difficult than I had ever imagined. As I began writing the pieces necessary for my English classes as a young adult, I soon realized that there was more to writing and jotting down words on a piece of paper for an assignment. As a developing writer, I knew very little in the beginning, I am very aware now that writing a paper indeed takes a great amount of time and requires a lengthy process in order to write an exceptional paper. There were definitely a lot of wrongs, before I learned right, but I now can say that I have gradually developed the ability to write, organize and prepare a paper whenever needed. The most important part of the writing process to me, would have to be the editing process. Along with editing, there is revision, which is a crucial process to developing an exceptional paper. The editing and revising process of writing is crucial to the writer and the reader because with incorrect grammar, sentence structures, punctuation etc., it is not only difficult for the reader to understand, but for the writer as well if the reason they are writing cannot be understood the way it was intended. Based upon experience, I know that gathering correct information is very important for any paper, but if I try to insert too much information in to one area of my paper, it can be overwhelming to me and the reader as well. Often I have used incorrect grammar, wrote too much, wrote too little, didn’t capitalize, forgot to paraphrase or cite my information, and many other mistakes that I…...

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