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...

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...