Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
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Purchase a "My Life Story," or "Grandfather/Grandmother Remembers" type of book and fill in the blanks for an easy way to document your stories. Don't let your life be a blank page!
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Don't try to tell your whole life story at once. Your life is made up of hundreds of stories. Just write about one at a time.
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As you begin to write, don't worry about spelling, punctuation or grammar. Let the ideas flow onto the paper (or the computer screen). You can always fix those other things later.
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Start anywhere when telling your story! Start by writing down an anecdote or a story from any time. String the stories together in an order that makes sense to you later.
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