Write a 1-2 page paper (typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font, basic MLA format) telling me how you became the writer or reader (or lack of) that you are today. (Reminder: All of our essays should be in MLA format.)
*** What experiences did you have as a child or in school with reading or writing that shaped you as a writer?
*** Who are your influences (teachers, parents, famous writers, songwriters) or inspirations for writing?
*** Basically, you are writing a memoir of your writing and reading experiences and describing yourself as a writer.