Essay about Summary Of ' The Trap Of ' Bore Geoues ' Writing

1025 Words Jul 7th, 2015 5 Pages
Just a little Advice
Many students and great writers share the common first draft jitters. The most common writing challenge is getting started. In order to be a productive writer, we must start by putting our creative minds to the test and letting our fingers follow. If writing were as easy as walking thru an enchanted park, the writing process would be a breeze. In relation to Anne Lamott’s “ Getting Started” article. Writing is far from a walk in the park. “You clear a space for the writing voice, you are desperate to communicate, to edify or entertain, to preserve moments of grace or joy or transcendence, to make real or imagined events come alive” (Lamott). Lamott discusses how many students and great writers become overwhelmed with the writing process. Lamott gives plenty advice on finding ways to get started on writing for change. Author Ayelet Waldman in “Beware the Trap of ‘Bore-geoues’ Writing”, also gives advice on ways to bring your bring your powerful thoughts to life. Like many other common suggestions and advice you may receive in life; writing essays becomes easier when you stop obsessing about the process of writing, when you figure out what you want to say and say it, and when you get out of your own way. After reading a few articles on writing for change, my outlook on the writing process has change.
First thing first, the first step we must take towards alleviating the overwhelming stress that writing brings on, is to get out of our on way. This…

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