Thursday, January 10, 2013

Lifewriting in the New Year

Every January, at the beginning of the new year, interest in memoirs and family histories gains a resurgence. The “baby boomers,” those people born between 1946 and 1964, are now reaching their late middle-age years. They are becoming grandparents and beginning to review their own lives. The urge is strong to record our stories and pass them down to our decendents.

Whether you are recording your personal memoirs or gathering stories from your family or community, Capturing Memories can help. In this blog, I will share techniques for personal lifewriting as well as ways to collect stories from others in your family and community. I have also authored two books which you may find useful:

I will post details about these two books the next few posts.