There is an old writing cliche you’ve probably heard before:

Write for your audience.

As a high school student in English class, I seemed to make the silly mistake of trying to follow that advice.

Sure… that’s great advice…

Assuming you know your audience well enough to write for them…

But being a high school student…

Believe it or not…

Most of these papers were written in a single sitting. It was virtually a single train of thought. I’d start it. 10-20 minutes later it would be finished.

And I’d want to read through it because it was such a fun premise.

That’s a sign you’ve written something awesome.

-Aaron

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My Big Stupid Screw Up In English Class

It’s not HOW MUCH you study.

It’s HOW you study.

The human brain has billions of neurons perfectly structured to store and transmit data about the world around you.

Any idiot can bang around with a textbook for dozens of hours to score high…

But seriously…

That sucks.

Let me show you the better way.

One thought on “My Big Stupid Screw Up In English Class

  • March 10, 2020 at 9:32 am
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    There are no words to show my appreciation!

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