Category Archives: Lifewriting

Tips on recording your memoirs and memories.

Memoir Workshop Series

Coming this Fall! A new series of memoir writing books that include one-on-one help via a workshop site. Add yourself to the group here Lifetales Memoir Series Getting Started: Nuts & Bolts of Memoir Writing From Interview to Memoir Legacy: … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story? Submission Call!

Get ready for this year’s What’s Your Story Memoir Anthology! Deadline August 16, 2014. Time is flying by! I can’t believe June is almost here. In a few weeks, Gotta Find a Home: Conversations with Street People will be launched. … Continue reading

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Start Your Memoir with 120 Writing Prompts

Here is a Free PDF you can print out with 120 Memoir Prompts. I print these on cardstock, cut them into squares, and put them in a box. When I am stuck for a topic to write about, I pull a … Continue reading

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What in your life could be a reality show?

I’ve noticed a trend of late in the publishing world – chronicling life around us. Of course, I’ve always called this a form of life writing, not exactly memoir but more a biography of sorts, a collection of biographies. People … Continue reading

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30 Random Prompts for Writing

I like to come up with prompts  that I can use for inspiration when journaling or considering a story or poem. You can use these prompts one day at a time or print them out, cut them out, and place … Continue reading

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Time to Submit! 2014 What’s Your Story Memoir Anthology

Get ready for this year’s What’s Your Story Memoir Anthology! Deadline August 16, 2014. Get writing!! Need help? Book a workshop or buy the Lifetales Workbook to get you started writing your life stories! We are accepting submissions for the 2014 Memoir Anthology – What’s … Continue reading

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Leading a Lifetales Workshop

Teaching Lifewriting   With the publication of memoirs fast becoming more and more popular, this type of workshop can be an asset to your community and maybe even earn you a few extra bucks. Perhaps you’ve already attended a writing workshop … Continue reading

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Writing and Art Prompts for March 31st

Writing Prompt: Open a story using this scene. Journal Prompt: Do you believe in angels? Journal about your spiritual beliefs. Memoir Prompt: What is your earliest memory? Often we aren’t sure if what we think is our earliest memory or simply something we have … Continue reading

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Journal Topic Ideas

I’ve decided to use some composition notebooks to make different journals. I am so scattered and need to get more organized. I plan to use these topics as tabs in my books.   Some of you may be asking, “But … Continue reading

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Time to Tell Stories

I had a discussion with my son the other day about his family history (on his father’s side). It seems that my son has uncovered a family secret and no one knows the story behind it. It made us wonder … Continue reading

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