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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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Beth Fish Reads: Don't-Miss Books to Read: Memoir and Biography

Beth Fish Reads: Don't-Miss Books to Read: Memoir and Biography | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Book review (BethFishReads Don't-Miss Books to Read: Memoir and Biography: As you may remember, I'm thrilled to be on the vot...)...
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Using snippets of life to coax out memories - Deseret News

Using snippets of life to coax out memories - Deseret News | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Deseret NewsUsing snippets of life to coax out memoriesDeseret NewsScott Simkins, head conservator of the Church History Library, presents a lecture on preserving your personal history on Thursday, April 8, 2010.
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Veteran trades weapon for pen - Central Florida Future

Veteran trades weapon for penCentral Florida FutureDuring this period of transition, one where he returned to the civilian world, he discovered the power of reading, the serenity of meditation and the art of journaling.
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WOW! Women On Writing Blog: Madeline Sharples, author of Leaving the Hall Light On, launches her blog tour!

WOW! Women On Writing Blog: Madeline Sharples, author of Leaving the Hall Light On, launches her blog tour! | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
RT @womenonwriting: Comment for a chance to win a memoir about mental illness and how it affects a family.
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The Way the Future Blogs, an online memoir by science fiction writer Frederik Pohl

The Way the Future Blogs, an online memoir by science fiction writer Frederik Pohl | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
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The Death Sentence That Defined My Life

The Death Sentence That Defined My Life | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
I still have AIDS, but I’ve stopped planning my funeral.
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Samhain Publishing :: Life Writing :: So You Want To Be A Writer…

One of the fun parts of being a writer is fan mail. It still makes my day every time when I open my inbox and find that someone has taken the time to write me, whether to comment on my writing, or ask me questions.
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The Heart and Craft of Life Writing: The Inside Dope

The Heart and Craft of Life Writing: The Inside Dope | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
I'm passionate about all forms of life writing, especially memoir and journaling. I teach a series of teleclasses on Description, Dialogue, and Wordcraft and another on Writing for the Health of It. My book, ...
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4 journal writing prompts to spark new insights

4 journal writing prompts to spark new insights | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
#journaling Are you looking for some new ways into your journal?
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(Interview) Wendy McClure on Living 'The Wilder Life' - BlogHer (blog)

(Interview) Wendy McClure on Living 'The Wilder Life' - BlogHer (blog) | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
(Interview) Wendy McClure on Living 'The Wilder Life'BlogHer (blog)Once I started working on The Wilder Life, writing the HalfPintIngalls "Twittergraphs" really helped me with the overall tone of the book in that it taught me how to balance the...
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TEDxMarin - Robert Tercek - Reclaiming The Power of Personal Narrative

Robert Tercek is one of the world's most prolific creators of interactive content. He has created breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital pla...
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June 2011 Memoir Writing Roundtable Event: Travel Writing & Memoir ...

June 2011 Memoir Writing Roundtable Event: Travel Writing & Memoir ... | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Writing a travel memoir isn't as simple as keeping a journal or diary about your most recent trip. While journaling or writing in a diary can be an important.
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15 Minutes to Live: My Story – #Trust30 Day 1 — chris lee

15 Minutes to Live: My Story – #Trust30 Day 1 — chris lee | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Ok, here is my first foray into the #Trust30 project (a 30-day prompted online writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself). I found it through the 2 local representatives (@jmoriarty, ...
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Beauty of Sorrow

Beauty of Sorrow | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
A creative way of looking at pain.. healing by sharing sorrow.. letting people know that they are not alone.. that we are there for each other.. The Beauty of Sorrow comes out when one finds a way to heal the wound without provoking or triggering the violence and the event.
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Consider Starting with a Quintessential-You Story - A Storied Career

Consider Starting with a Quintessential-You Story - A Storied Career | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
#storytelling Consider Starting with a Quintessential-You Story: I’ve been thinking a lot about personal narrati...
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Life Is Story

Life Is Story | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Like a crazed preacher on a street corner, I stand here in my small section of the Internet hawking my newly discovered truth. Life is Story! Life is Story! Life is Story!
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Steve-O: The Dangerous Business of Celebrity Memoir Writing

Steve-O: The Dangerous Business of Celebrity Memoir Writing | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
I was born with an unhealthy need for everyone to be looking at me, so it would seem that writing a book about myself would be right up my alley. But recounting my worst behavior with brutal honesty presented some ...
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About - 1000 Lives In 100 Words

About Welcome to my little project called 1000 Lives In 100 Words. What happens round here is very simple: first, I meet 1000 people of different shapes, sizes, nationalities and career paths. Then I...
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7 Essential Steps For Writing Your Life Story

Article from Content Workers and entitled 7 Essential Steps For Writing Your Life Story - By Patricia Strasser.
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Memoir, Writing & Life: Writing Exercise: Color List - Pink

Memoir, Writing & Life: Writing Exercise: Color List - Pink | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Writing Exercise: Color List - Pink. Since my color list for green was a success, I've decided to create, with your help, one color list each month, and eventually I'll publish a page with all of them for easy reference.
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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 23 : Books ...

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 23 : Books ... | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for ...
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Life as You Know It – Personal Memoris

Life as You Know It – Personal Memoris | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Life as you know it… your experiences, your memories, your history, your thoughts… Create your personal history spending only an hour each week with this ebook (For those of you that are into your family history and genealogy here's a great idea...
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3 Memoirs That Won't Make You Slit Your Wrists : NPR

3 Memoirs That Won't Make You Slit Your Wrists : NPR | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Everyone from forgotten pop stars to clueless heiresses have written memoirs, leaving the genre just a paper cut shy of unbearable. But, fear not!
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Coffee Girl: Art Journaling Project

Coffee Girl: Art Journaling Project | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
Art Journaling Project. It has been way too long! I can give many excuses but that's all they'd be, excuses. I'm here now and working toward a better blog schedule. I've been wanting to start an ART JOURNAL for months ...
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Journaling Our Way to Kendra's Birthday: Day 5 — Memoir Writing Blog

Journaling Our Way to Kendra's Birthday: Day 5 — Memoir Writing Blog | personal storytelling | Scoop.it
journaling, memoir, memoir writing, autobiography Need another hint? Here's the sign for the bridge we're going to cross. I was like a kid and kept asking, “How long before we get to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge?
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