This assignment requires writing a short essay, submitting it to SmarThinking (or the online writing lab/OWL), revising the essay based on the feedback you receive, and submitting the two versions (draft and revision) along with a reflective response to the process.
After reading “The Maker’s Eye: Revising Your Own Manuscript” (pp. 109-113), write a 500-word essay describing your writing process. Consider the following:
“When students complete a first draft, they consider the job of writing done—”
“A piece of writing is never finished. It is delivered to a deadline, torn out of the typewriter on demand, sent off with a sense of accomplishment and shame and pride and frustration. If only there were a couple more days, time for another run at it, perhaps then … .”
Your essay should include a thesis statement in the first paragraph that summarizes your process. You may want to organize your paragraphs by the steps you take to complete an essay. Be descriptive, and consider using an example of an essay or writing you have completed in the past.
How to Complete this Assignment
I JUST NEED FOR THE ESSAY TO BE WRITTEN AND THEN ILL COMPLETE THE REST WITH SMART THINKING.