There is no greater agony, burden or bitterness than untold stories hidden inside oneself. Every single move in everything in life is always accompanied with stories. We cannot live without it, never ever. There is no straight forward definition for story, nor can any story be described as ‘‘best story’’ A story can be described as” best story” depending on the storyteller.
‘Stories are communal currencies of humanity.” (Tahir Shah). Sometimes reality is too complex . But stories gives it a form. It is yearning to meet an obstacle, to quash it and to pave a way to the storyteller. Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. The stories we tell literally make the world. If you want to change the world, you need to change your story. This truth applies both to individuals and institutions.” It doesn’t matter whether they are fiction, imaginary or real. Or whether they are fun, comic, sad, emotional, inspiring, educative, delusional, antagonizing, victorious or heart breaking. Just tell them. Great stories happen to those who can tell them .
The communication infrastructure has shifted since the days of the printing press and if you do not have the right mechanism to tell your stories, would it really matter? If a tree falls in the woods and no one heard about it… did it really fall? If you tell your story and no one consumes it… was there really a story?