How Writing Styles Help Our Writing

952 WordsNov 8, 20154 Pages
All the readings I’ve read so far have opened my eyes to something I didn’t know. For example, the rules some writers go by and the misconceptions of writing. We all have our own unique ways of writing. Our writing styles help our writing come together. Some of us follow rules and some just go with the flow. Prior to ENG 105B, I was in the belief that in order to write an excellent essay you needed the following only. Three many points or ideas for your three body paragraphs. Those three points had to be the base of your paper. They had to grasp the reader’s attention no matter what. If they didn’t grasp the reader’s attention it wasn’t good. In order for it to be a complete essay, it had to have five paragraphs as well as four sentences within each paragraph. Also, teachers preach that we never use “and”, “but” to start a sentence. I’ve always enjoyed writing, but a part of me also hated it. At least in high school I did. Teachers made it seem like I was filling out legal forms and not just trying to get a point across. I felt like I had to be next carefully with every little detail in my writing. I couldn’t be the best writer because I wasn’t being myself. I couldn’t express myself freely or at least not without worrying how I said it. All the readings I’ve read so far have opened my eyes to something I didn’t know. For example, the rules some writers go by and the misconceptions of writing. We all have our own unique ways of writing. Our writing styles help our
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