Your prompt

Before you read Mike Rose’s piece:

  • Jot down the rules about writing that you think about whenever you write something.
  • AND… note the things that make it hard for you to write in general.

Now read Mike Rose’s piece and finish these prompts (in about 150-250 words):

  • I hate it when the instructor assigns an essay because of these “rules” that are in my head about writing (jot down the “rules”).
  • What kind of rules does Rose say seem to keep people from writing, and what kinds of rules seem to enable people to write?
  • Which one of the writers that Rose talks about do you think is most like you, if there is one?

Publish: this category is U1 Blog Post 2.

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