Okay so the ironic thing here is that I have five minutes to write this- well actually four now before I am being forced out of my apartment and won’t be able to return until the deadline for gamification submissions has passed. And that means that I don’t have a lot of time to carefully craft my sentences like usual, and be politically correct, so I’m going to be brutally honest. I need to get this one in, well, for points, but also because I have an important message to share. A message about something I have learned to do quite well this semester in Writing 220: write fast. I’ll be blunt. This semester I was swamped most of the time, and, in combination with my unique knack for procrastination, this led to me rushing to meet some already generous deadlines. So I was forced to adapt. I had to hurry, but I had to do good work. I wasn’t about to compromise. So I forced myself to do both! It was a struggle at first. I fell back into old habits, like reading through my work a billion times, or leaving critical proofreading errors. I shouldn’t say much more in case I’m guilty of that here. But I definitely think that I have improved, mainly, because I’ve been forced to. It’s been a really valuable skill. And I thank Writing 220 for teaching me.