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Seniors: Find a Way to Share Your Story

Jun 27th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The Internet offers a plethora of possibilities for telling your story. Ezine, for example, is one of those. Check it out. Maybe you have more skills than you know. Before that, just begin by drafting a few short tales of your life’s experience. Maybe share it with two or three friends. Allow their critique of what you have to say. Listen to their suggestions of style and content. Before long, you may have the makings of a short story or a magazine article or a novel. Who knows?

Begin making notes to yourself as ideas surface. Keep a journal of your thoughts and rememberings. Soon, a flow will develop, connections will be introduced, personalities will come alive, events can be reshaped. Your story, while never perhaps destined to be a best seller, may be an inspiration to others, whose own story may mirror yours. Don’t aim for huge success at first. Aim only to share your story. Don’t worry if it isn’t perfect, just be perfectly content that telling your story allows you a creative opportunity you never