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 Note: Several of the stories posted are older, but still worthy of sharing.

Three Holiday Activities To Engage Loved Ones

Yahoo Finance

Michelle Obama Just Launched A Becoming Journal Based On Her Memoir.

She Knows

From Cross Dressers to coaches, the D.C. History Conference will have it all

The Washington Post

Copy Editing Resources

Journalist’s Toolbox

True Stories, Told Live

The Hour

The House That Homer Built: Remembering a Cooperstown Celebrity

The New York Times

Memoir captures what it’s like growing up poor, gay and black in Camden

Courier Post

Houses Hold Memories Worth Preserving


The age of autofiction is here: How do writers feel about writing novels from their own lives.

Scoll In

Hunter Valley woman Lorraine Hall writes about healing from childhood trauma

The Advertiser

Grandson keeps memory alive through nook

The Monitor

[Note: This story is proof that you can finish a project started by family elders.]