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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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The Function of Memoir and family History

Nan Barnes

Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
“A time's true colors fade with the passing of those who moved through it. Thus one of the oldest uses of history, oral and written, is its memorial function, the capacity to keep long-gone times vivid, recovering for those present a little of the life that might otherwise be lost.”
Tom Clark
Today’s Literary Birthday
James Michener, author of sweeping popular novels, was born on this day in 1907. Michener won the Pulitzer Prize for Tales of the South Pacific. His novels include: Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, and Poland. His non-fiction includes Sports in America, Iberia and his memoir The World is My Home.
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 is life like for your grandparents today? How different is it from their earlier life?