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Here you will find useful tips for preserving your life story and for building your memoir. We also enjoy spotlighting the good stories that we believe are worthy of preservation.

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5 More Precious Tips To Help You Write A Good Memoir

Written by: Joe Fiduccia Regardless of where you are in life, most everyone will agree that it's been one heck of a ride. Every single day from the moment we wake up, we are creating memories. Many of which we...

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How Starting A Simple Memoir Gave Me New Purpose In Life

Written by: Joe Fiduccia Ten years ago, if you were to ask me whether I believed my life was worth remembering, I would have said "probably not". Though I've been fortunate in many ways (both personally and professionally), most of...

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Leave Your Written Legacy

Written by: Gael Gilliland "Your written legacy." Those are powerful words. What comes to mind first? Maybe you thought of beginning your memoirs. In its purest form, a memoir is gritty, hard to write, and nearly impossible to execute well. It is...

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How To Answer The Future Call Of The Loved Ones You Leave Behind

Written by: Joe Fiduccia All of us are on the rollercoaster ride we call "life". It is filled with ups and downs, and plenty of unexpected turns along the way. But with each passing day, we are closing another chapter...

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Writing Letters to Share Later

Written by: Val Brennan A friend of mine once told me that he had started writing letters to his grandchildren once or twice a year soon after the first one was born. I thought it was a brilliant idea, as I...

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5 People You Never Heard Of Who Changed American History

It is often said that time can erase anything. The most important battles, the biggest natural disasters, and even the most influential people eventually become a distant memory. Like the fossils of the prehistoric era, the memoirs of who, what,...

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There Are No Rules for Sharing Your Stories

Written by: Val Brennan Is there anyone who has lived into middle age or beyond, who hasn't at least had the passing thought that "there is something in my story worth preserving?" Most people find reasons to push the thought aside...

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Writing a Memoir - where do you begin?

Creating a memoir of your life is no easy task. When we think about all of the experiences we've gone through: the successes, the hardships, the milestones...it becomes almost overwhelming trying to figure out a way to to summarize it...

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