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    Summer 2020: Accept, Adapt, and Advance

    Two weeks ago, the weirdest, wildest school year ever came to an unceremonious end. Despite sixteen years as a teacher, I was stretched and stressed in ways I couldn’t have anticipated when the year began. COVID quarantine, the death of…

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    Got Self-Doubt?

    No matter who you are, self-doubt creeps in at times. As a writer, I’ve recently been grappling with what’s known as the “muddy middle” of my first novel. The term refers to a spot authors find themselves in when they…

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    Blooming in Due Time

    Yesterday our family hit the highway for the first time in five weeks. Here in New Jersey, we are on a shelter at home order due to the surge in COVID-19 infections in our state. We decided on a drive…

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    Learning to Write Without Fear

    Welcome to www.tracygcooper.com! I'm here because I got hurt in 2015 while training for my first half-marathon. Shortly after that race, a diagnosis that changed my life gave way to an unexpected passion.