Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of Dec 6, 2019

Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of Dec 6, 2019

Oral History Topics In brief: Untold stories, bad deeds, record-breaking ballerina, and more C-ville https://www.c-ville.com/in-brief-untold-stories-bad-deeds-record-breaking-ballerina-and-more/ Capturing The Story Of Seeds WYSO (radio)...

Two Writing and Research Tips for Transcribing Video and Audio Files

Two Writing and Research Tips for Transcribing Video and Audio Files

After hours of transcribing audio or video files of your family stories and events, you may discover that your mind gets into a rhythm: Listen, think, type, edit; Listen, think, type, edit; Listen, think, type, edit. The chorus to this song is when you stop to think...

Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of Nov. 29, 2019

Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of Nov. 29, 2019

Gift Guide: Biographies and memoirs TED Ideas https://ideas.ted.com/gift-guide-biographies-and-memoirs/ The Nature Writing That Helped Me Fall In Love With Nature Book Riot https://bookriot.com/2019/11/18/nature-writing/ [The following is a great tribute article] The...

The Driving Lesson Of Passing On Values

The Driving Lesson Of Passing On Values

In October 2010, I took a road trip with my mother, Nina Camuti Danielsen, to upstate New York. Along the way we talked about life lessons and values. On breaks from driving, I dove into my notebook to write down everything she said.  I asked her: Life hasn’t been...

Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of November 22, 2019

Life Story Blog Roundup – Week of November 22, 2019

The following stories and posts are geared toward helping you brainstorm your own life story and memoir projects. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a life story oral history project for a loved one, as a holiday gift, please contact us at...