This is a writing sample for students in the intensive-English program at UTSA. They were writing about how they acquired a skill and the steps that they took to learn it.
A model for a corpus-analysis assignment, ENGL 203, "Rhetoric and Composition II," Northern Illinois University, spring 2019
If a writing “territory” exists in which I know more than others, it might be the Presbyterian Church (USA) peace-accompaniment program in Colombia (or the 1971-72 Washington Redskins).
When I think about "powerful writing," I would point to the piece that I wrote for a website about the late South African female soccer player Eudy Simelane.
Blood poured from my chin onto my chest. It’s a regrettable thing, to be bleeding, to be bleeding in public. And then not to be aware that you are bleeding.