Wed Sep 9, 2015 16:50

I had a similar experience in school! I hated writing because I can remember the 4th grade writing test and practicing for that. I did well when we did the practice ones that the teacher graded but on the actual day of the test, I got "off topic" and only got a 2! I had all the parts of writing that were drilled into us but I just veered off topic from my writing prompt and was graded poorly as a result. This crushed my want to write and I was never able to forget about it!

  • LOL - shannonsilver, Tue Sep 8 23:09
    I was thinking the same thing. It's a wonder how anybody ended up a writer the way we were taught to write in school. I remember that I hated writing because something was always wrong with it. It... more
    • Ditto! - megangouge, Wed Sep 9 16:50
    • Re: LOL - joanne abrams, Wed Sep 9 08:57
      Yes, made it out alive is right Shannon!!...there is so much I look back on now mainly from my middle school grades on up and wonder why we were taught that way, but I guess that's what education is... more
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