Confidence in the Classroom

james - whitehall, Montana
Entered on February 3, 2009
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: creativity

I believe that writing is one of the most challenging subjects that you can do. It is like a sport the more you practice the better you will get. To me writing gives me and other people I have seen confidence. The more you write the more confident you get in your writing. You can say whatever you want on paper and it can create every mood there is just with a pen and paper.

For me, in the past, I never had liked writing that much it was more of a thing that I only did when I had to. Now when I write I think back on how easy it was to tell my ideas through it, instead of just keeping them in since I am shy. Writing has showed me that there is no reason to be shy no matter what. If the like what you say great and if they don’t who cares.

For example, some people these days use txt more then they call because they are to nervous to say things over the phone. I’ll admit that sometimes I say things that I wouldn’t over the phone. Even through email people say things that they are to afraid to say in public because they wouldn’t know their reaction. Over time it seems like we all go through a shy stage in our lives and I know I did. I found out that writing was the way that I found myself to get out of the shy stage and be a confident person. I’m sure that I am not the only person in this world who has thought about this and I know that for my the writing that I have done has helped me become a better writer and a more confident person. It has changed me and I like the way that it has.