English 100 Essay #1

Your Road to Writing

Begin by reading "My Road to Writing" by Kristi Stone (available through Blackboard).

Your Writing Task

Write a brief essay discussing one or more of the things that shaped you into the writer you are today.

Hints for Success:

Kristi Stone wrote this essay as a student, and you should use it as a model for several things:

Mechanical details:

Length: The equivalent of a two-page paper. A two-page paper should be between 560 and 680 words long, not counting title, your name, etc.

Format: Standard MLA format. (12-point Times Roman type, double-spaced, 1" margin all around, MLA header.)

Submitting the paper:

Due Date

This essay is worth 50 points.