Persuasive Writing Essay Writing

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Essays. If I had the choice to never write another essay in my life I would take that chance. Although, some people find composing essays to be generally easy , I find myself struggling with them. I struggle because I cannot find the correct words or phrases; this problem makes my writing difficult and complicated. Everybody has weaknesses and this so happens to be mine. To start off all through middle school and even high school I was never that outstanding writer who got 3’s & 4’s on their state test or even got high grades on writing assignments. My mom would always read over my papers when I would finish them and her exact words would be “Jesus child you need help”, my mom made me feel even better about composing essays if you can feel…show more content…
I struggle. I sit down to write and I instantly feel my brain just go blank , I get the feeling of being back in preschool not knowing anything. Some people get blessed with a mind that can produce figurative language and bright , bold words with ease. Not in my case , it can take me 4 hours to write an hour paper just because I can’t think of the words to put together that makes the paper sound “beautiful” or “educated.” Have you ever got the feeling that you 're using your brain and thinking but nothing is coming out of it , no thoughts, ideas, words , no nothing? That is the feeling I get when I’m sitting trying to figure out the words to throw together for an essay. Alongside with thinking for hours upon hours on what to write and how to put it all together , you get side effects or what I like to call essay writing…show more content…
They have never been my strong suit and probably never will be. Everything that I explained that happens to me during writing an essay are all my first-hand experience. A time when it got really horrific and terrifying to even read my essay was when I had to write to the colleges I was applying to. I would go brain dead and nothing would come out of me sitting in front of my computer for hours. I would start to feel anxious and nervous that I wouldn’t get into any college just because of how bad and ridiculous my essays were. After some time just sitting there and just rambling , I would finally have at least a page or page in a half to send off until I had my english teacher or mom look over it. I seemed to always get the same expression or chuckle from them. They would give me the look of “you’ve got to be kidding me.” It wasn’t like I did it on purpose, I had to constantly explain to them writing essays was not for me. The bad thing was this was how it always was for me when I wrote essays or paragraphs or even letters. I struggled so bad with word comprehension and fragments and all the grammatical terms for bad essays. I don’t think I ever got a “wow this is a great paper Jordan” , from anybody , there was always some sort of mistake throughout my paper. Now don’t get me wrong I could have some really
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