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Assessing My Own WritingWriting is always purposeful. When I write, I have the opportunity to create. With my creations especially as an adult writer, I am careful. May I add that my carefulness has much to do with thewhy part. Depending on my purpose for writing, I may focus more on some aspects of writing and not others. If I am freewriting, I may not reread what I have written. If I am creating a blog post for class, I most definitely will reread and revise my writing. Things have to make sense especially when my name is attached to it. As a young writer I really enjoyed writing and I did it well. For me, there is no surprise in my continue love and appreciation of writing. According to Bandura’s theory of self-efficacy, a child’s self-perception of writing ability will affect his or her subsequent writing growth. As a child, I enjoyed writing because I could create. I could create from my own thoughts and opinions. I could use information that I had learned to create a piece of writing that had my touch. I can remember creating pieces of writing that mimicked the style of mystery writing. Mystery writing captures the reader’s attention with clues. Mystery writing is full of suspense and as a child I was drawn to texts that resembled a mystery writing. After taking the Teachers’ Self- Assessment of Efficacy in Writing and the Teaching of Writing(Laureate Education, 2015), my results informed me that I enjoy writing. Because of conscious decisions made during writing, my writing continues to improve. I enjoy writing most when I am