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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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Learning from Our Elders

Nan Barnes

Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
“The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.”
Andy Rooney
Today’s Literary Birthday
American writer Alice Walker was born on this day in 1944. Her books have focused on the struggles of African-American women against racism, sexism and violence. Walker has been an activist in many civil rights and feminist causes. She won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Color Purple. Her short story Kindred Spirits won an O’Henry Award.
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 a key lesson you learned from your mother/father?