A Memoir Blog Can Provide Immediate Satisfaction

My mom had surgery last week and I've been helping her out during the recovery. Now that she's feeling a little better, she wants us to go through the boxes of "stuff" in the basement that she inherited upon the passing of my grandmother and my uncle. It's a difficult task to wade through the memories of a lost loved one and even more difficult to ...  Read More

Using Scrivener to Organize Your Memoir

If you are planning to do the writing and organization on a computer, you might really enjoy a software application called Scrivener. It is designed for writers and makes it very easy to rearrange your topics after you have written them. There is only a small learning curve to understanding the basics and there are lots of wonderful tutorials that ...  Read More

Taking Photos of Photos and Documents

Taking photos of photos and documents can save you a tremendous amount of time and money. This technique is not about perfection, but it is about getting it done! Most people won't be able to tell the difference if you learn to do this well. All you need is a digital camera, an iPhone or any smartphone that has a decent camera and of course the ...  Read More

Write Your Memoirs for Your Kids

¬†Have you ever heard someone say "I sure wish I had asked Mom..." or maybe it's Dad, but either way, it's too late for that person to go back and ask. Maybe you've even said it yourself. That's just one good reason to write your memoirs... for your kids! So they never have to regret not asking or not remembering something you told them. You ...  Read More

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