Unformatted text preview: paper I put hours into and thought was a winner and received nothing but a “good attempt” in the bold, pink ink on the top of my paper, I felt like giving up. It wasn’t until my senior year that I really learned the basics on how to really write papers, whether it was formal or informal. Though I learned the basics, I do not claim to be a great writer of any sort. I feel my skills in writing are still mediocre. I am not ashamed to admit that I even have writer’s block writing this essay. It took me longer than it should have to brainstorm any ideas for this short piece of work. I don’t want to sound like a downer, but truthfully my view of myself as a writer has been shaped by years of disappointing grades and not very much support....
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- Fall '07
- Writing, Writer, high school writing