Personal Experience: Myself As a Writer

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Myself As a Writer Today we write more often, whether in school, at work, or on social networks. A writer is a person who uses written words in various styles and techniques to communicate ideas (Definition from Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Writer). As a writer I like to use social networks to writes post or comment on my friend’s status. I also enjoy writing on topics I like, without too many constraints on the organization of my writing. However I dislike formal writing. When I have the time to write I like to write about posts that talks about the politics of my country on my Facebook page. I like to find and share articles that may interest my Facebook friends and fans. I also like to comment on the status of my friends and give feedback on the photos they publish. For example last week I posted an article about a donation that the Chinese Republic made to my country. To me, this donation was a poisoned gift, so we debated on this and I found that a lot of my friends were not sharing the same point of view as I do. I also like to send text messages to my relative and my friends through my cellphone applications. To send text messages we use a language called ‘’ SMS language ’’. In fact it is not a language; it consists using a set of certain short words in order to save more time while texting. For example, the way to say ‘’ Hello how are you today ? ’’ in SMS language would be instead ‘’ elo hw ar U tday? The thing I like to write least is essays, particularly when I don’t have any interest in the topic I have to write on. Also I like to write the same way I speak, that makes some of my words not appropriate. In an essay, there are several rules to follow in order to make it rig... ... middle of paper ... ...example to illustrate is when I was in my previous ESL class; our teacher gave us a project in which each of us had to write about is country. Usually when people ask me where I come from, when I tell them the name of my country nobody knows about it. This project was for me a very good opportunity to make people know my country. Because I was interested in this project it gives me the motivation to do some deep research and write so people could have a great interest in my country. In conclusion the fact that writing is difficult for me and my low self-esteem make me feel that I am not a good writer. It is very discouraging but I don’t give up and I try to improve my writing skills every day. Maybe one day I would be able to write very efficiently such as a writer but for now I do not consider myself such as a writer . However I still like writing in some way.

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