Miguel Salazar

Major(s), Concentration(s): Exercise Science
Year at Elon: Freshman

1. Other than class assignments, what kinds of things do you write or have you written?
I wrote two songs when I was in high school. 

2. What piece of writing are you most proud of?
I’m most proud of the children’s books I wrote in elementary school.

3. Where is your favorite place to write?
I don't have one, but I like Nike's soccer slogan "write the future." It illustrates playing soccer as a way to “write” what you want to see your team achieve.

4. Do you have any interesting quirks and/or routines you follow when writing or when you are preparing to write? What are they?
I don't really have any, but I tend to write and read over my writing many times.  I always have several drafts of what I write. 

5. Who is your favorite writer? Why?
My two favorite writers are musicians –  Ricardo Arjona and Los Enanitos Verdes. Their lyrics have many idioms.

6. What was the best writing experience of your life?
Writing about an accident I had when I was traveling to Mexico, because it had a great impact on many people.

7. What would you most like to improve about your writing?
I would like to figure out ways to have more idioms in my writing.  

8. What advice do you have for other Elon writers?
Write about real life experiences.