Writing at Its Best


Writing at Its Best by Thomas Garcia This is the second installment in our series of reflections on the nature of "good writing." For Thomas Garcia '16, Princeton Writes' Social Media Coordinator, writing at its best inspires, vexes, connects, and destabilizes – the four horsemen of the written word. Good writing inspires. When I picked up a tattered copy of The Sea-Wolf in the 7th grade, I did not expect the one-hundred-year-old words to give me chills. An abiding spirit was imbued in the sentence flow, the foundation of the plot, and the characters’ intricacies. This spirit epitomizes the immortal nature [...]

Writing at Its Best2020-01-14T14:18:05-05:00

Meet Thomas Garcia ’16, Social Media Coordinator


This is the second of a three-part series of profiles featuring undergraduates who have made a significant difference in the life of Princeton Writes in 2013-2014, its inaugural year. The profiles were prepared by Emily Reardon ’16. Thomas Garcia was raised in Pharr, Texas, which is located deep in the Rio Grande Valley, nestled along the Mexican border. With a large Hispanic population, English is primarily learned as a second language in Pharr. Greatly influenced by the environment of the southwestern city from which he hails, Thomas is looking to major in English, with a primary focus on education and helping students bridge [...]

Meet Thomas Garcia ’16, Social Media Coordinator2014-05-27T21:37:55-04:00
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