Writing stories for my children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren … so they will know where they came from. Pick a story and see if it brings back your own memories.
Wife, Farm Wife and Daughter, Mother of three, Grandmother of three, Great Grandmother of 1, retired teacher, business owner, bookkeeper.
Some of my best-read blogs:
https://retiredruth.wordpress.com/2013/02/16/daily-prompt-the-clock/ Writing Challenge
https://retiredruth.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/the-rest-of-the-story/ Follow up to the Writing Challenge
http://wp.me/p2p11A-31 Gum Wrapper Chain
http://wp.me/p2p11A-fV Grandma’s Cake Pan
If you, too are serious about recording your own memories here are some bloggers and books that have helped me:
Thinking About Memoir by Abigail Thomas
Old Friend from Far Away by Natalie Goldberg
Check out Marion Roach. She has good common sense approach to writing memoir and has helped me on my writing journey. http://marionroach.com/marion-roach-smiths-blog-the-memoir-project/