Janet Kirkman talks about writing life stories for pets (including show dogs) and for cherished possessions. The unconventional focus allows the story of a person or family to emerge.
Today’s episode is part 1 or our interview with Janet Kirkman, a 15-year veteran or life story writing. She talks to us about writing life stories, clients who self-publish, teaching memoir classes, and more.
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Who takes responsibility of documenting a family’s memories?
After becoming a mom, Hilary Robison also took on the mantle of “keeper of family memories.” Her experience led her and her husband to found Legacy Tale, where they help clients “learn how intentional living, memory-making, and technology come together to build stronger families and make life more enjoyable.”
Bookkeeping woes? Candus Kampfer says: Keep it simple. Candus Kampfer knows bookkeeping. When her hair stylist cried with relief after Candus showed her how to pull her accounting reports, Candus knew she wanted to help others. She began making short, focused video tutorials about Quickbooks in 2014, and her following grew. Candus big message: keep […]
Set your clients expectations before you give them the first draft If you’re a writer, you know rough drafts are just that: rough. They’re not meant to be polished and perfect. They’re going to have mistakes. But your clients most likely aren’t writers, and they’re not going to know that. And when you hand them […]