“I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until they are dead.”
Today’s Literary Birthday
The great British novelist Charles Dickens was born on this day in 1812. His works including David Copperfield, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, Bleak House, and A Christmas Carol often describe the plight of the working class. His characters such as Oliver Twist, Fagin, The Artful Dodger, Ebeneezer Scrooge, Miss Havisham, Pip, Uriah Heep and Mr. Micawber are some of the most memorable in English literature.
Today’s Memoir/Family History Memory Trigger
Each day we offer a question or action to help you trigger your memories of things which will make your memoir or family history richer, more detailed and more interesting. Reflect on the prompt and see what ideas it triggers. Here’s today’s:
What makes you laugh? What puts you into hysterics? How often do you laugh?