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Personal Narrative: A Career As A Professional Writer

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In less than 3 weeks from now, I will be graduating from Cedarville University’s Professional Writing program. I came to Cedarville as undeclared. I knew I wanted to do something with writing, but I didn’t know what. Sometimes, I still don’t know.
During my freshman year, whenever someone would ask me what my major was, I would reply, “I’m undeclared.” Trying to be nice and continue with the conversation they would ask me what were some of my hobbies. “I like to write,” I said, knowing it was only one of the few things I knew I was good at—well sort of.
Writing takes a lot of drafting, editing, and criticism. One thing I’ve learned being in the professional writing program is that my writing can always be better. It should be better after continously
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I have many times. Doubt is part of the journey of experiencing great things—even doubt that exists in failure.
I’ve had to learn through failure many times—some small, others big. Failures don’t mark me as a person or as a writer. Neither do grades. How failure is dealt with determines the kind of person you are and who you strive to be. Every story has a verb, subject, some form of punctuation. Every story contains some form of failure. Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid to not fail.
My time in the professional writing in the professional has helped me grow and become better prepared for the next phase of my life—no matter where God leads me. God can do great things through you—even when you feel like a failure. Don’t think of failure as something that is not worth seeking after. Failure helps gives us perspective about who we are and gives us insight on what we need to do to become who we want to be. Failure is a
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