Photos, handwritten letters, newspaper clippings, birth, marriage and death certificates, drawings, maps, recipes and other family treasures help bring your memoir alive, adding clarity and warmth to your written legacy.
Writing your life story is no easy feat. It requires time and discipline. Don’t let fear of spelling or grammar mistakes hold you back from writing your story. Here, we give you some tips on how to proofread and get the details right: spelling, grammar and consistency.
Writing your memoir is an act of love and legacy. Your story is a taonga for future generations, but writing is no easy feat. It requires time and discipline. Writing your own story also takes courage, as you may need to access painful memories and deeply personal stories. Here, we look at two potential challenges in this process: procrastination and mixed emotions.