I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

Frida Kahlo

Happy Friday!

Writing Into the Day

WITD for Feb. 2nd


Reading Discussion

  • Section 3.3 Writing is Informed by Prior Experience
  • Section 4.0 All Writers Have More to Learn

Strategies and Making Decisions --- Thinking Like a Writer

  • Okay, it's time to INVOKE an audience for your Rhetorical Analysis
    • What the what?
    • What the heck?
    • What's that you say?

Use Your Resources


Read the following piece: Shitty First Drafts by Anne Lamott

Answer the following questions in a new document in your Writing Folder:

  • Is this piece of writing aimed at an academic audience? Please find 2 pieces of evidence that supports your answer to this question.
  • What do think Lamott's purpose in writing this piece?
  • In effect, Anne Lamott describes the writing process as a series of drafts with clever names. What are those steps in her writing process?

Continue drafting your Rhetorical Analysis!