Category Archives: Writing

Saving Your Own Story – Part 6

In recent posts, I’ve written that creating lists, identifying a theme, preparing timelines and doing research are good steps toward creating your own personal history. In my last post, I provided a list of questions to ask to help explore … Continue reading

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Saving Your Story – Part 5

EIGHT GREAT QUESTIONS FOR YOUR STORY In recent posts, I wrote that creating lists, identifying a theme, preparing timelines and doing research are good steps toward creating your own personal history. Next, I was going to share information about picking … Continue reading

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Saving Your Story – Step 4

In recent posts, I wrote about how creating lists, identifying a theme and preparing timelines were good steps toward creating your own personal history. The next step should be research. You may want to start by reviewing family photo albums. … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Own Story – Step 3

In recent posts, I wrote about how creating lists and identifying a theme were good steps toward creating your own personal history. A next step should be preparing a timeline. Start at the beginning of whatever time period you are … Continue reading

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Follow the Journey

Last summer, I happened upon information about a story I believe bears telling. Ten years ago, I discovered the father I never knew was lost at sea in 1977. Over the last few months, I’ve learned a lot about the … Continue reading

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Lost at Sea

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is affectionately known by those who participate. 300,000 people around the world are busy trying to write a 50,000 word novel in the 30 days of November. I am one … Continue reading

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