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...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

The 52 Writing Prompts idea is designed to help you preserve life stories one question at a time. If you answer one a week, or even one a month, you’ll compose a collection of stories within a year.

Affirmations On Sobriety And Recovery

Affirmations On Sobriety And Recovery

Pine Needles is the story of an addict, who found absolution in recovery from addiction and abuse to embrace a life that felt whole for the first time ever, just before a tragic accident nearly took her life.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

After being confined to our homes this year while the Coronavirus (COVID19) spread across the country, many of us are feeling a wanderlust to get out and travel. If you’ve been fortunate to travel in your life, now is a great time to record stories about the...

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

This is one of several life lessons that Elizabeth Lewis shares in her recently finished memoir. Breathe. You can do it. Interrupt your anxiety.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

This week’s writing prompt focuses on how and why we spend our time. Use these questions to illustrate how important it is to help others at the same time you’re describing active portions of your life story. Describe what it means to you to be involved in the...

I Found Uncle Ben at the Battle of Little Big Horn

I Found Uncle Ben at the Battle of Little Big Horn

  By Richard S. VanOsten, Documented Legacy Guest Blogger On the morning of June 26, 1876, the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer rode towards what would be known as Custer’s Last Stand...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

This week we celebrate our right to be proud Americans.  While we have so much in common we also have our own unique experiences. Allow these questions to help you brainstorm the stories you'd like to write. Take your time.   Describe what it means to you to feel...