Personal Narrative: Just Keep Writing

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Haylee Hawkins English 1301 Just Keep Writing Looking back, seventh grade was a really tough year for me. It was my first year of middle school, and I wasn’t sure how comfortable I would be there. Not only was I worried about that, but I had recently lost my aunt in a car accident. This caused numerous problems within my family, and all of the stress was very hard for me to deal with at the time. I had a lot of pent up emotions, and was looking for a way to express them. If it wasn’t for my English teacher, Mrs. Ford, I would have never found my answer, writing. Writing is a great way to release stress, and be able to express your emotions freely. Mrs. Ford was a small woman; she had short golden blonde hair and big glasses. She always…show more content…
I found this very helpful for me and was happy to keep writing every day. I even noticed that I became much happier after having everything down on paper. It was almost as if I was relinquished of all of my worries. Writing gives a stronger meaning behind the events and situations you may write about. Being able to confide was not only relieving, but there was also a sense of comfort for the future in it. It also allowed me to learn from the past in ways that I might otherwise not have. To reread past entries and see how much I’ve grown since then, gave me such a feeling of accomplishment that I never want to stop writing. I still continue to write in a journal every day, and don’t plan to give it up anytime soon. I believe that writing has helped me in numerous ways, and I would recommend it to anyone who needs to release some stress. It is crazy to think that a simple assignment from seventh grade still influences me today. Though Mrs. Ford may not know it, she truly motivated me to keep writing. If it wasn’t for her I would have never been able to express my emotions in such the creative way I do now. I hope that after reading this, I too have motivated you to pick up and pen and paper and

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