The Importance Of Writing In Writing

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Did you know that four out of five students are not proficient writers? In 2011, a nationwide test found that only 24 percent of students in eighth through 12th grades were proficient in writing, and just 3 percent were advanced. Even with technology at our figure tips, only 27 percent of students are able to write well-developed essays with proper language used. Writing is considered not enjoyable by most, just 53 percent of girls like to write and 35 percent of boys and from all those statistics I stated each one has something to do with me being a writer. Like many other people I have trouble writing, trying to create something out of nothing is extremely hard and all I could ever do is stare at a blank page. Like any other essay I’ve ever done I was struggling to figure out what to write about for this narrative; all I could say was “writing hasn’t changed my life, I am horrible at it there is absolutely nothing to write about.” but then eureka hit me and I realized this is perfect. Why not write about writers block but not the temporary one, the writer’s block that is continuous I call it forever block. Ever since I was a child and still to this day I’ve always struggled with writing any kind of essay. I have a very vivid memory of when I was in 5th grade literature, sitting at this enormous table with one pencil and a piece of paper feeling like SpongeBob; completely frying my brain trying to figure out what to write for the entire 50 minutes of the
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