Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

With this week’s writing prompt, think about transitions and occasions in your life: graduations, birthdays, good deeds, quiet moments, jobs, promotions, celebrations, or moments when you laughed until your belly hurt.   What experiences in your life make you...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

This week’s writing prompt is a great gift starter. Use this question to write a special love letter to family, to record thoughts on Father’s Day or as the theme in your ethical will.   What do you love about the people close to you?  Describe their feature...

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 15, 2020

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 15, 2020

Today’s life story roundup focuses on oral history.  Creating family oral history projects are a great way to preserve personal stories. Oral history interviews are often the foundation of life story and memoir projects, documentaries and other web-based projects....

Stop Destroying Public Statues & Other Works of Art

Stop Destroying Public Statues & Other Works of Art

Destroying public statues and other works of art does nothing to promote your cause or explain why you’re protesting. It takes away the opportunity for conversations about what was right and wrong with our American past.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

This week’s writing prompt focuses on something you’ve wanted to talk about in greater detail. Perhaps you’ve wanted to tell a story on your own terms, your side of the story. What is it you’ve never fully talked about? Explain why it’s important.  Tell the story...

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 8, 2020

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 8, 2020

Below are some significant stories from the past week regarding life, society and how we preserve our stories for history. Hyphen Recommends: BOOKS BY BLACK WRITERS Hypen - Asian America Unabridged...

Creating A Family History Archive At Home

Creating A Family History Archive At Home

When preserving family history most often we turn to personal stories and genealogy to bring past generations to life. When people then look for photos and records to help illustrate that history, most people have more questions than answers. What is a family archive?...

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

As we  begin to emerge this springtime with all our thoughts and ideas about how we’d like to spend our time and projects we’d like to accomplish around our homes, here are some writing prompts to get you thinking about your next story. Describe your favorite thing to...

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 1, 2020

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 1, 2020

Below are some of our favorite stories from the past week. Time to Look Back At My Ethical Will Mail Tribune https://mailtribune.com/lifestyle/healthy-aging/a-refresher-course-in-ethical-wills Note: An ethical will documents one’s values and beliefs. It is not a legal...