“Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released.”
― Natalie Goldberg
Charlotte Hamrick’s poetry and prose has been published in numerous online and print journals, most recently including Mockingheart Review, Literary Orphans, and The Rumpus. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist for the 15th Glass Woman Prize. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and a menagerie of rescued pets.
Charlotte, thank you for your kind comments recently about "Digging a Hole to the China Sea" and "Postcard". Looking back a bit, I see you also weighed in on my first story, "Central Washington On Five Dollars A Day". Allow me to express my gratitude again, but this time, here on your wall: Thank you!
Thank you for reading and commenting on my poem.
Hi Charlotte-- many thanks for reading and commenting on "Night Gallery"
Charlotte, thanks for taking the time to comment on my poem, "Wet Work." Very generous of you!
Thanks for the welcome, Charlotte. Lovely to see you again :)
Always appreciate your support!
BTW - I see you are a mermaid! I am writing a new fairytale of a novel, called OTHERS, and one of my characters happens to be a mermaid. Also, FYI - I went this year to the Coney Island Mermaid Parade! What a gas!
Thank you Charlotte for visiting and commenting on my "Sleeping on Route 110".
Believe it or not, this was based on a true life experience.
Natalie Goldberg is my hero and my mentor. So glad to find someone who quotes from her :) Thank you for your comment on my short The Opposite of Fear.
Thank you Charlotte for reading and commenting on wild Peach of Angels. Much appreciated.
Thanks, Charlotte for the comment on "Morning Gift," which has subsequently been rescinded and placed among the juvenalia.
Thanks, Charlotte, for the comment on "Kohala...", happy you read and liked it.
Thanks for your comment on my Wishing Fountain story!
Thanks Charlotte for reading and commenting on "Lullaby for a Dragon Baby."
A fellow sea dweller.. :) Thank you for reading my circus poem.
Thanks so much for reading portrait, your comment and fav.
Thank you for reading - cutting my daughter's hair, your lovely comment and fav.
Thanks much for the comment on Insanity :)
Thank you so much for the comment on Pane.
It's me! Tabby007 from Tumblr. Funnily, enough my first name is also Charlotte but I go socially by Tabatha (3rd name) :) Hurrah x
Thanks so much, Charlotte. I spent so much time trying to figure this one out so your words mean a great deal.
thx for reading and commenting on my blizzard poem!---gary
Thanks for reading Sweetie and Jack, Charlotte. Happy New Year!
Thank you for reading and commenting on "Swoon," Charlotte! I'm happy, now, and you are very understanding. 8-]
Thanks for commenting and faving "To Live It Again", Charlotte! I love that progression, especially how it ended up at eerie.
Thank you Charlotte. So glad you enjoyed the story with your name attached!
Hi. I just saw your name on a comment so I clicked on it because I have just posted a story named Charlotte and thought you might want to have a look at it.
I'll be reading some of your posts too.
thanks for reading and commenting on my poem, charlotte---gary
Thank you for reading and commenting on "Reprisal," Charlotte. I'm going to read something of yours right now.
Thanks so much for commenting on "Static".
Thanks so much, Charlotte, for commenting on "miranda". So glad you're here at Fictionaut and hope you'll stick around.
Charlotte, thank you for your comments and fave on "The Last Thing"!
Thanks for your honest feedback on Cornfield, Charlotte -- very much appreciated, and helps me think about what's important to keep or leave out.
Hi Charlotte, thanks for taking the time to comment on Sliding Windows, I really appreciate it. fos.
Thanks for your reading and comment on "Obituary."
Dear Charlotte: thanks for your comment and the fav, you really made my day, I look forward to reading your work
New Orleans? Mermaid? Must go read some more of your stuff. Looking forward. Thanks again for the read and comment on my little Wall love story.
Charlotte, I enjoy reading your work!
thanks so much Charlotte for your generous words re "Teddy Recalled"
Charlotte, your comments on "Seance" meant so much. Thank you!
Thank you for reading, "Getting Out," Charlotte. I look forward to reading your work. Cheers.
Charlotte, thank you for taking the time to read my cattywampus poem. :)
Thank you for your kind comments on "bird." I am new here, looking forward to participating more actively. I appreciate your taking the time to read and respond!
Thanks, Charlotte. Glad you let me know you liked Instructions.
Thanks for your comments.
Thanks for your comment on "Omens", Charlotte.
Thanks, Charlotte, for letting me know you liked Wild Horses. It took awhile for me to drag up the courage to post one of my darker pieces here...
Thanks, Charlotte, for your kind comment on "Poem for Danny."
Welcome, Charlotte, and thanks letting me know we can agree.
Hi Charlotte--welcome aboard!
Welcome! I hope you enjoy it here.