Originally Posted by dreamchaser
The assignment was to describe a life changing event and it's outcome.
It was double space, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins, all around.
Three pages or just a little past, considering you needed room for the heading.
My teacher said I could use fiction, but doubted that the skill level in that class would be developed enough yet to do so,, But he said go for it if I were brave -- so I did. Pulled an A.
I finally got up the guts to share it with you guys. You are the only real people to critique it.
The paper you did has 1.25" margins on the left and right. If you changed the margins to 1", it would shorten your writing by 6 lines. That's enough room to add 6 more lines for your intro.