Boys Will Be Boys

I uncovered an old essay of mine from November 2013 in my English Comp I class. It was a group project, which at that time meant that I wrote all of it while everyone else watched. Enjoy! Boys Will Be Boys On a hot summer afternoon, two boys sat in a court. Solemn, distraught, guilty… Continue reading Boys Will Be Boys

Accomplishment of the Day

I got a 95 on my college writing assignment. That made my day. First grade I got back. It was my History Self-Discovery project. Our assignment was to go out and experience something hands-on, and write about

1. Its history

2. My experience

3. How this experience applies to real life

I did my self-discovery on the popular Steven Spielberg film, Lincoln.

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My professor said it was college level writing. The only things she commented and critiqued on were a few things at the end. Like saying “in conclusion” in the last paragraph was unnecessary, and she suggested leaving out “I believe…” since the whole paper is mine, so its obvious that I’m believing.

Little things like that. Overall, she said I did very well. “Excellent”, she said.

Being a writer, the fact that she said “This is college level writing–excellent!” gives me glorious feelings inside. I think I’ll post it in the Creative Writing category on the blog. I’d love your feedback too.

Encouraged and confident,

J.L. Cordova