Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

This week’s life story prompt asks you to look back over the last 16 months of your life and also to look forward.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

  Heading into Mother's Day weekend, we thought we'd share a classic question. What was it like for you to become a parent. What did it feel like. What did you learn about your child or children before they were born? How did you begin to change as a person while...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

It’s the small moments in our days that often set the pace. A fresh cup of coffee. The sound of children or pets waking up. The exhilaration of a workout. Helping others. Connecting with friends. These are all moments in a typical day that invigorate people. Describe the best and least favorite parts of your day and why they are a part of you.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Sometimes our best life story writing begins with a single question. This week’s Writing Prompt Wednesday begins with the subject of gratitude.

Does Your Memoir Writing Need A Break

Does Your Memoir Writing Need A Break

We shouldn’t feel guilting when we need to take a break from long-term projects. Sometimes it’s best. Other times we need the space to reassess the project. A pause can reinvigorate our efforts. This is so true if your memoir and life story writing projects aren’t getting close to completion.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Heirloom Documentation is the compilation of stories about possessions that hold memories. Typically, they are sentimental in nature. Writing stories about household possessions is also a great way to document an item for insurance purposes or to be used in estate...

Life Story Roundup – Week of August 17, 2020

Life Story Roundup – Week of August 17, 2020

The following are recently stories on memoir writing and lie stories. Write what you know. Love what you share. Matthew McConaughey on His Memoir Writing Process: 52 Days Alone in the Desert (Without Electricity!) People magazine...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

It’s hard carving out time to write your life stories. There is always a reason to put off setting aside time to reflect on our lives, even when we’re motivated to record family stories. One tactic we love is carving out tiny chucks of time, maybe 30 minutes a day...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

It’s hard carving out time to write your life stories. There is always a reason to put off setting aside time to reflect on our lives, even when we’re motivated to record family stories. One tactic we love is carving out tiny chucks of time, maybe 30 minutes a day...