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Stories To Tell is a full service book publishing company for independent authors. We provide editing, design, publishing, and marketing of fiction and non-fiction. We specialize in sophisticated, unique illustrated book design.

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Virginia Woolf on Biography

Nan Barnes

Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
“Biography is to give a man some kind of shape after his death.”
Virginia Woolf
Today’s Literary Birthday
Sidney Sheldon who wrote for TV, films, Broadway and over 50 novels was born on this day in 1917. His TV credits include The Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeannie, and Hart to Hart. His musical Redhead won a Tony Award. Sheldon’s best know novels include Master of the Game, The Other Side of Midnight, and Rage of Angels. He wrote a memoir titled The Other Side of Me.
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:

Describe your ideal life. Are you living or close to living your ideal life? If not, what prevents you from being there? Do you have plans or goals to achieve this life?