FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
What if I don’t write well?
If, for whatever reason, you cannot physically write a friend or family member may be able to help. Or the use of voice recording can be utilized.
Do I have to produce a book?
How can I be assured that no one will go and tell other people about my life?
Once a group starts no new members will be permitted.
You can go into your story as deep as you feel comfortable and don’t have to read all that you have written.
How is a creating a life story in a Guided Autobiography Group different from regular Autobiography, Memoir, Reminiscence or Genealogy?
Autobiography is generally a linear approach to describing a life from birth to old age.
Memoir takes a central topic or aspect of a life and weaves that into a story.
Reminiscence is an activity to stimulate memories using visual images, music, songs etc.
Genealogy involves research and recording your family history.
Though at the end the day they are all about personal history and memories.