Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

What is Good Writing?

Every semester, it never fails, that a student asks me what constitutes good writing. I welcome this question although it is difficult to answer. The truth is that good writing is subjective and what I may deem as a good piece, someone else may not.

However, I’m going to attempt to answer this question with a list of possibilities – a realm of traits that have led me to rave about and cherish a piece of writing. Continue reading


January 15, 2010 Posted by | Blog, Teaching, Writing | , , , , , | 4 Comments