by Avery Creon
An essay that I had to write for my AP English class in 2017.
Over the years, writing has become my passion, since I started at eight years old. When I start writing, words spill out faster than I can write down. Sometimes when the words begin to slow down, seem confusing, or sound like a bunch of nonsense, I like to stay one step ahead of writer’s block by coming back to it later. Doing this is also my downfall because I read over it, I find mistakes, and I correct them then instead of waiting till the story is completed. The upside to this is that my writing matures each year, as I do in real life.
Since beginning to write ten years ago, so many opportunities have allowed me to write. My best ideas have come from bad situations. Bad choices, decisions, and situations tell a story that reflects the individual’s personality and decision making skills. Writing about the situation using different words to describe what happened is the best way for me to get over the frustration that I may have been exposed to.
Words create different meanings depending on how they are used. This is why I love the use of words to reflect a situation onto paper. Because certain words have many meanings, I find it difficult to use those words without meaning something totally different. Each person has their own meaning for words, so I try to write as clear as possible for them and myself.