Writing Life Stories TOGETHER
Workshop + Pack

Write the Life Stories of your loved one, with them.

With a one-on-one writing mentoring session, plus easy-to-use writing cards and instructions, young and old will enjoy the experience of recording important life stories.

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Imagine sitting with your grandmother, reminiscing on her amazing life, and recording it for your family history… Or perhaps you want to write your own life story – for others to enjoy or learn from, or simply for yourself.

Writing our Life Stories is fun! And it’s a great way to connect with a loved one – a long term project to do together, an experience which will create memories of its own.

The Writing Life Stories Workshop + Pack comes with:

  • An hour’s one-on-one writing workshop where you will learn techniques to write life stories with loved ones, be inspired to draw out memories, learn how to use the Interview Cards to get the most out of them; and tips and tricks for recording the story – even for our youngest, early writers.
  • Attractive Interview Cards, designed out of my years of experience writing in the genre which will guide the process of writing the Life Story.
  • An instructional Writing Life Stories Workshop Video, which will guide you through how to use the Cards, step by step.  The online video is yours forever.
  • The accompanying stationery pack has everything you need to write life stories together – including journals, a “take-everywhere” notebook, and age-appropriate pens, pencils, erasers and bookmark.
  • Postage is extra.

Writing Life Stories TOGETHER in action!

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Testimonials…

Writing Life Stories Gift Pack

“We are two cards in, having interviewed their grandmother in NZ twice this week. The kids take turns with one interviewing her and the other note taking. We have scheduled three more zooms with her next week and have a goal to complete the serious by the end of the school holidays. The children are enjoying hearing their Nanny’s interesting and at times, hilariously funny stories. I have no doubt that Nanny is enjoying their bonding session as well.”

Happy Writing Life Stories Gift family.

Writing Life Stories Gift Pack

“We may well end up doing it as a live presentation as we’ve been recording our sessions so can use these to refer back to. We’re lucky in that Nanny is the gate keeper of a lot of the family history and she has also sent us some great photos and memorabilia to accompany her Life Story…”

Happy Writing Life Stories Gift family

Writing Life Stories Gift Pack

“What we’ve found that has worked well is that I send her your card and link to your Workshop Video for each stage. She then comes to the Zoom well prepared. We also keep our zooms to 40 minutes so the children don’t tire. If it were me writing the story I’d probably just let it flow and be more organic but, I really want this to be from the children’s point of view. My daughter enjoys drawing and is excited about illustration parts of the story.”

Happy Writing Life Stories Gift family

“Documenting my dad’s life story is something that I have always wanted to do, but never had the time to do it and had no idea where to start. Felicity took care of everything!  The only thing we had to do was think about anything specific we wanted included in his life story and the rest was up to whatever my dad wanted to share. Dad was surprised at how much he enjoyed the experience. He found Felicity easy to talk to and whilst he was a bit nervous to start, soon felt comfortable and no doubt could have talked to her all day! The story that Felicity wrote was so wonderful. She used his words and expression and was able to craft it into a perfect reflection of my dad’s life. She even unveiled details of his life that I had never heard before! I am thrilled to have my dad’s life and memories captured in one place and it is something I will treasure forever.  PS Mum is next!!!”  

“Thank you so much Felicity, this is just what we envisioned and I’m sure it’s importance won’t be truly clear for many years to come yet, but we love Dad’s story! We appreciate your time, effort and patience.” 

Professional writing and editing of your Life Story work after you’ve completed it is available. It’s best to discuss with me prior to starting on your Writing Life Stories gift pack, if you think this may be something you’d like. Quotes for the cost are indivudual to each project, feel free to email if you’d like to discuss this – felicity@awaywithwords.net

If you don’t wish to write the life story yourself at all – I can do the whole thing! More information here: Have your Life Story written by professional writer.