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Nov 18, 2015
Your Memoir in the Context of the Big Picture
My previous post about how our lives and the circles we move in are not isolated from the bigger picture of world events has coincided with another excellent suggestion by The Memoir Network for their November is Memoir Writing Month tips.
Nov 16, 2015
The World is Bigger Than Your Country
The terrorist attacks on Paris, France this past weekend has again made us aware how precarious our lives can be. We must not cower in fear and we should live each day to the fullest. We never know what can happen.
Nov 14, 2015
The Memoir Network Upclose - a past highlight site on Your-Life-Your-Story
A past highlight site focusing on the Memoir Network website.
Nov 14, 2015
Your-Life-Your-Story - Family History Life Story Services
various family history life story services and products to capture your story as an autobiography, memoir, biography or other means.
Nov 10, 2015
Using Journals Helps Your Memoir Writing
I've kept journals for years. I used to write by hand, but for several years now I've typed my entries into computer documents. I find that reviewing my writing really helps me process my life experiences.
Nov 07, 2015
Stories of Hope Struggle to Survive for Refugee Children
There is nothing more precious than the smile of a young child, one who is totally preoccupied with the present and overjoyed at the simple pleasures life can bring. Unfortunately, all too often our world has been a cauldron of heated war and violence and the innocence of children is ripped away.
Nov 03, 2015
November is Memoir Writing Month
Call it a gimmick or call it an incentive. Either way, making November "Memoir Writing Month" has the goal of getting you to do some significant writing on your memoir.
Nov 03, 2015
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, October, 2015
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from October, 2015 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Oct 31, 2015
Fred Sands, Real Estate Mogul, Gave Southern California Hard Rock Opportunity with Radio Legend KNAC
One of the things I find amazing about our lives is how we can intersect and connect with a wide variety of people over the course of a lifetime. In 1987 I took a job in Long Beach, California as a program director for an up-and-coming hard rock radio station. KNAC was a relatively low power FM (3000 watts) trying to compete in the crowded Los Angeles radio market.
Oct 25, 2015
The Power of Sports Stories
Whether it is the high school basketball team. playing baseball, recalling the camaraderie of teammates, or running your first marathon, athletics and sports can help shape our life stories. I always think it is a good idea when writing about your life that you pick themes and do some focused writing around how that theme has played a role in your story. Your sports and athletic legacy is a good example of this.
Everybody has a story to tell!