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Exploring the world of constructing identity through personal storytelling, lifewriting, memoir, journaling, life stories, personal history, and more.
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The Heart and Craft of Life Writing

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Tips, guidelines and observations for all facets of life writing
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Writing Life Stories: Places to submit your stories

Writing Life Stories: Places to submit your stories | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Use your life experiences, favorite photos, or keepsakes to help you develop stories and personal essays. Your stories are unique. Write to publish or to save for your children and grandchildren. Share your work and get feedback ...
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Memoir Book Discussion: Peace of Mind and Body: 27 Days of ...

Memoir Book Discussion: Peace of Mind and Body: 27 Days of ... | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Women's Memoirs: Many women keep journals, but you came to journaling under unusual circumstances. Could you share that story with us? Mari L. McCarthy: I like to say that journaling jumpstarted my life.
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The European Journal of Life Writing « IABA

Call for Papers. Announcing the Fall 2011 launch of an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing in Europe. Open to all scholars working in Europe, working on European subjects, or engaged in research into the question of ...
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Journaling Our Way to Kendra's Birthday: Day 1 — Memoir Writing Blog

Journaling Our Way to Kendra's Birthday: Day 1 — Memoir Writing Blog | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
journaling, memoir, memoir writing, autobiography We each went to our rooms to work for a while and then will meet at 10 pm for a cup of tea, a bite of chocolate, and a few hazelnuts that I brought from Oregon.
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Life writing competition from SWWJ

Life writing competition from SWWJ | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
THE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS & JOURNALISTS are pleased to announce their International Online Life Writing Competition which is sponsered by The Morris Duo Foundation for SELVA (Standard English, Literacy and Visual Aesthetics).
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My Life. One Story at a Time.: The Versatile Blogger Award

My Life. One Story at a Time.: The Versatile Blogger Award | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
My Life. One Story at a Time. Hi! It's Me, Lucy! My Photo · Donna McBroom-Theriot: Valentine, Louisiana, .... First published short story. My Fanily. My Fanily My Family. Calypso Von Isabela. Ryka Vom Nobleheim ...
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peacegirl — a chapter from my memoir “whitegirrrl” ('70s ...

peacegirl — a chapter from my memoir “whitegirrrl” ('70s ... | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
from → book, feminism, feminist history, feminist politics, Generation Jones, literary, memoir, Second Wave feminism, sisterhood, SoCal, stories of humanism, story, whitegirrrl, writing · ← el, especial — a tiny poem ...
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TransMedia Urges Placing a Microsoft Tag on Headstones of Fallen Heroes So ... - PR Newswire (press release)

TransMedia Urges Placing a Microsoft Tag on Headstones of Fallen Heroes So ...PR Newswire (press release)Now Madden believes the technology should come to cemeteries so people can pull up the biography of a serviceman or woman KIA.
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How Journaling Can Help You Write Memoir — Memoir Writing Blog

How Journaling Can Help You Write Memoir — Memoir Writing Blog | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
This process teaches you how to journal as part of the memoir writing process.
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My Life As Orions Mom: The joys of journaling

My Life As Orions Mom: The joys of journaling | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
The joys of journaling. Posted by Orions Mom on 5/28/2011 12:33:00 PM. When I was a young girl I would walk up and down the streets of town collecting bottles that were discarded on the side of the road.
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Journaling

Journaling | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
A while ago whilst looking through some boxes from the loft I found a diary I had when I was a teenager, it was a five year one and I had written in it pretty much every day for about two years – when I was 14/15.   It was funny to read back over ...
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Radio Without Boundaries: Crowd-sourcing history with personal memories | Art Threat

Radio Without Boundaries: Crowd-sourcing history with personal memories | Art Threat | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
The world of sound art encompasses a diversity of textures. At this weekend’s Radio Without Boundaries conference in Toronto, the workshops and performances range from the beautifully abstract to more traditional uses of voice and narrative.
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The Heart and Craft of Lifewriting

The Heart and Craft of Lifewriting | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Sharon Lippincott's tips and guidelines for writing to heal, explore and document your life...
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From the Shadows to the Page: Writing the Memoir

From the Shadows to the Page: Writing the Memoir | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Karen Jones Gowen: Avid journal writer and lover of books. Fascinated by the stories of just plain folks, my own folks came to America from Norway and the British Isles.
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How Positive Writing Can Increase Life-Satisfaction - PsychCentral.com (blog)

How Positive Writing Can Increase Life-Satisfaction - PsychCentral.com (blog) | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
How Positive Writing Can Increase Life-SatisfactionPsychCentral.com (blog)I know that since I've been writing here for PsychCentral, and for my personal development blog Shake off the Grind, I have had an opportunity to develop greater awareness...
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using journaling to unleash your creativity - positively present

using journaling to unleash your creativity - positively present | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
The post below was written by Mari L. McCarthy, The Journaling Therapy Specialist, founder of Journaling for the Health of It™. To learn more about Mari, check out her journaling blog at ...
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Website collects veterans' war experiences, plans Memorial Day publicity push - New York Daily News

Website collects veterans' war experiences, plans Memorial Day publicity push - New York Daily News | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsWebsite collects veterans' war experiences, plans Memorial Day publicity pushNew York Daily NewsTogetherWeServed.com, an online archive of more than a million veterans' life stories and photographs, is appealing to the 215000...
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Simple Scrapbooking: Journaling With a Song - Stamping with Noel

Simple Scrapbooking: Journaling With a Song - Stamping with Noel | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Song Lyrics can be a useful simple journaling tool. You can use the full song lyrics, or just a line or two. Just find the lyrics that speak best for you! This layout is part of a calendar book that a friend put together ...
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WCC | The Most Essential Supply is You | Art Journaling

WCC | The Most Essential Supply is You | Art Journaling | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
What's with all this Stuff you have to buy to Make Things? An addendum to an awesome entry.
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Young eyes open to realities of war - Mackay Daily Mercury

Young eyes open to realities of war - Mackay Daily Mercury | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Young eyes open to realities of warMackay Daily MercuryEli interviewed Ron and wrote the story of his remarkable life for a school biography assignment. The project could not have been more timely.
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Beware of the Elephants - The Heart and Craft of Life Writing

Beware of the Elephants - The Heart and Craft of Life Writing | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
ElephantEye I had a head start on Memorial Day. Four weeks ago my siblings and I gathered with our spouses and most of our offspring to celebrate our father's 90th birthday. I joked with him that being at the party was a little like ...
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Story of My Life: A evening at The Oasis

Story of My Life: A evening at The Oasis | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
On nights like last night, I am reminded of just why I'm so proud to live in this city. Austinites: can you believe that we've lived here for over a year and never made it out to Lake Travis? A travesty, I tell you!
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4 Fun Apps To Enhance Your Digital Lifestyle - Mashable (blog)

4 Fun Apps To Enhance Your Digital Lifestyle - Mashable (blog) | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
4 Fun Apps To Enhance Your Digital LifestyleMashable (blog)The app reminds us of Momento for iPhone, but offers a slightly different take on social network journaling. Quick Pitch: Chat with all your Facebook and Google friends on the go.
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ABT UNK: 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Talented Tuesday : Writing Winnings

ABT UNK: 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Talented Tuesday : Writing Winnings | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
http://bit.ly/k16ekZ ABT UNK: 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Talented ...
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