I came across this and had to share it. Personal Essays is ,something I did many years ago when the children were young. They were mainly about one event, a family holiday, or a visit to relatives.
There aren’t many of these handwritten articles and in the past when I re-read them, the thing that always struck me is the humour.
There was a story about taking my boyfriend to meet my auntie for the first time. She turned up with a pair of goats in the back seat of her car. She acted like it was normal. Or stories about the manner of my Nana’s driving – she like going backwards at high speeds.
True stories ate often more fascinating than fiction simply because they are true. Maybe I’ll think about digging them out sometime.
Meanwhile, read the article, and think about sharing your own stories.
Originally posted on Story Empire: Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m discussing personal essays as a form of storytelling…Writing Personal Essays!