Don’t Let Grammar Stop You from Telling Your Story
We all have a story to tell, don’t let anything stop you from sharing it.
Life itself is nothing more than a story, every day holds a new page, every year a new chapter, each story published and written by a unique author, no story the same, yet many similar. It’s the small details, characters, and conclusions that differ, bringing a world of excitement to each and every one.
A story worth telling; everyone so interesting in so many ways. Our stories need to be told.
Story: an account of past events in someone’s life or in the development of something.
The twenty-first century has pathed the way for storytellers, people documenting and sharing their present, past and future thoughts, facts or fiction we all have a unique story to tell.
The power of the internet, social media, blogs, newspapers, video, voice, all playing a part in the storytelling world.
Yet like me for many years, I was afraid to tell my story, afraid to share my truths with the world, afraid of what the world might think.
As I’ve grown older and wiser I’ve come to realize that my life, my stories, must be told, for me if anything it is a release, a freedom, a love, manifesting into a passion, I am no longer afraid to speak.
I began like so many on social media, not afraid anymore my truth was revealed, I may not have lived the most exciting life, but still, stories I hold, too many for the mind to store we must let them out, we must set them free.
As time went on, my confidence forever growing, my life mentally and physically improving, I found the almighty blog.
The blog; a place where any story fact or fiction can be told with no length limitations, no real rules just the freedom to write, yet still I became nervous, my grammar not so good, I’ve never been taught to write in such a manner yet still one thing I did possess was my story.
The drafts mounting, the publish button so difficult to press, in fact, unimaginable at times. Fortunately, I found the courage and since then I have been free, almost similar to an act of mindfulness found in the practice of writing my thoughts.
I’ve come to realize, it merely does not matter who reads, claps, responds or even views your writing, just the act of writing itself is a freedom, a peace like no other.
For years now, writing has helped clear my mind, free my soul and ease the stresses that the day holds, almost addictive. I look forward to writing every day. I was so far from letting it all slip away through the fear of grammar, the fear of not being correct.
We are all authors, maybe not all professionals, yet authors none the less, we can write, we can share and we all have a story to tell.
Writing over the last few years whether that be on social media or blogs has been the most positive thing I have ever done, mentally easing my thoughts, clearing away the past, refreshing my mind for tomorrow, never again will I be afraid to speak my truth.
Never be afraid to tell your story, everyone has a story to tell and everyone will hold some interest for someone else, we are all so interesting and so unique. I love reading, writing, and hearing about other peoples lives, stories, and theories, never once has grammar got in my way, don't let grammar get in the way of you, don’t let grammar hold you back. Just start typing, speaking and telling the world, go publish your story.