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I quoted you in a recent blog entry--the "take notes" advice that you give.

Glad to hear that things have settled down and I'm loving all your entries of late...


Sometimes I am so amazed how connected I am to this site. 2. Write about a medical emergency and the feelings you have. So far I'm not in the hospital, but I have had bleeding in my right eye the 4th time in so many months. 11 years ago I was blind for 6 weeks of one summer. I can see now--not the best, but can see. I didn't write then when I could see again. and now it is like I am paralyzed or running from the fear, even though it is not as serious as years ago. I am going to put my journal next to my bed and going to write a little each day. I have read the "take notes" and do well in writing when everything is ok days, have not been willing till now to write on the very difficult things--I used to years ago, but then I was into burning my writing. It always seems to be --the courage.

ask a doctor

Hands down to you marilynn keep it up, I'm sure everything will be ok, Let's pray to that..


Except for the one quasi-autobiographical novel I've wanted to write for over a decdae, resulting in a few limited attempts, I lean toward dramatic writing and non-fiction. Most of the would-be projects on my list are plays, screenplays, solo performance pieces, scholarship, etc. I really need to establish some good habits this summer. Keep on keepin' on, Tracie!


I'm glad you finally feel like you are done with the novel. But more iponrtamtly I'm glad that you seem happy with it. During the many states of doneness' for the various drafts you never seemed satisfied with the work. I haven't heard you say anything negative about it in months, excepting the fact that you wish you had finished it already. I took that as a good sign and it sounds like it was.Congrats.


I couldn't dirgesae with you more. Hamilton's writing center has done wonders for me and anyone else who makes regular use of it. People who aren't satisfied with Hamilton's writing program are the same people who don't take the initiative to make appointments or seek out the many resources it has to offer.If you're looking at colleges, please disregard what this disillusioned graduate has to say. As long as you make a commitment to visiting your professors' office hours and using the writing center whenever possible, you will not be disappointed.

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