ENGL 1010-Composition 1
September 24, 2010
MY PERSPECTIVE ON WRITING
I can not express my thoughts on the topic ‘writing’ without stating how much i love to read (fiction ,novels ,thrillers ).I had no idea how much efforts and pain the writers must have undergone to get the book out .Now, I know differently; writing is HARD ,the process of putting thoughts ,ideas and plot on paper while keeping the coherence of the piece .You can take my word for it ,I will appreciate my novels differently .I will savour and enjoy them like fine wine because the process is no less tasking . Organization is my major challenge with the writing process ;how to tie the writing together in the introduction ,main body and conclusion and still get the message across .I have other issues such as grammar ,punctuation which also need to be addressed .The challenge of poor organization can not be discussed if my manner and process of writing is not highlighted .Instances where I had to write anything ,I just jumped on the topic, my first draft was the final and only draft .To be fair, this process has delivered both sides of the coin i.e some good writing and some bad ones too .I edited as I wrote and this led to a draft with no value left . My write up lacks organization , that seamless logical flow of paragraph and sentences which make a coherent piece. The natural flowing passages are not God given rights of writers but needs to be earned like most good things in life. A problem identified is half solved thus; the problem of poor organization ,lack of coherence in my writing process can be traced to my method of writing .The despair associated with a writing assignment , the first and final draft syndrome and the rush to deliver paper within the deadline all contribute to my method. This method is inefficient as the essay always seems disjointed .A variety of new and improved ways of...
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