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Jul 26, 2016
Live Storytelling Popularity Keeps Growing
The craft of live storytelling is as old as, well, people talking to each other. Much of history has been passed down orally. And someone who can spin a good yarn will almost always have an audience.
Jul 18, 2016
Mentors that Matter
If you are fortunate there have been people in your life who've had a positive influence, perhaps even a life-changing impact. Thank goodness that such people exist!
Jul 13, 2016
Liminal Space Puts You on the Threshold of Real Change
There are certain times in our lives when real change can occur. Usually these are times when we are taken out of "business as usual" and we suddenly see things differently. It is as if we have a new pair of glasses, a vision of reality that is clearer, more pristine, than we realized.
Jul 11, 2016
Debut of the Babe
On this date in 1914 one of the greatest baseball players of all time made his Major League debut.
Jul 11, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Writing Blog
My Life Story blog entries regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Jul 07, 2016
Write, Rest, Revise, Repeat
Doing writing on your life story can be tedious, but obsessing over your writing is not a good idea.Most first and early drafts are not going to be the best writing. That's where revision comes in. And revision comes later, not immediately following a draft. It's important to rest before you revise.
Jul 06, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, June, 2016
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from June, 2016 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Jul 06, 2016
Summer Camp Then and Now
I remember going to summer camp. It was something I did every summer, but there were a few times I got to go. Sometimes it was with the Boy Scouts. Other times it was through a youth or church group. It always was an enjoyable experience and once in a while I get nostalgic about the camping, games, horseback riding, swimming, singing around campfires and telling ghost stories.
Jun 29, 2016
Your Own Personal Biographer
Creating a personal history takes a certain amount of work. There are memories to mine, life experiences to reminisce and reflection on what your life has meant to you and others.
Jun 23, 2016
OBITS Documentary Celebrates Lives
The New York Times legendary obituary desk has, over the years, churned out an incredible amount of well researched and crafted written obituaries. These obits (as they are known in the industry) are less about death and more about celebrating the lives of the subjects. Many of them are researched for years before the subject actually dies. How do you think they get celebrity obits in the paper so quickly?
Everybody has a story to tell!