After reading “The Maker’s Eye: Revising Your Own Manuscript” (pp. 109-113). Answer the following questions:
- What part of the process is most important to you? (Prewriting/Discovery; Drafting; Revision; Editing/Final) (100- 150 words)
- How do you feel when approaching a writing assignment? Are you confident? Stressed? (100- 150 words)
- In week two, you will write an essay explaining your writing process. Compose a working thesis statement about your writing process. Be sure to include: 1) How effective your writing process is. 2) three key points that support your main idea of the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of your writing. Thesis statement should be one sentence.
- Respond to the following statements from Murray’s essay. (250 words)
“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 … .”