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How to connect with your dad on Father’s Day

How to connect with your dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the celebration of all the things your dad did for you and your family. We celebrate the occasion by giving gifts and hosting family gatherings that help us say thank you to the dad who made our lives special. Instead of buying an expensive gift for your dad that he doesn’t treasure, […]

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Three crucial steps to take before you write your life story

Three crucial steps to take before you write your life story

It can be daunting trying to come up with a story—the idea of sifting through files, photos, letters, and memorabilia, organising these into a coherent narrative, and making it appealing to an audience can be overwhelming. However, writing a book is also one of the most rewarding things you could do. Nothing worth having comes […]

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The four memoir rules

The four memoir rules

Be careful to avoid focusing too much on irrelevant details as they reduce the potency of your theme.

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Video: celebrating a life story with a twinkle

Video: celebrating a life story with a twinkle

My mother was turning 90 and we were going to throw her a party to celebrate. My wife suggested a video celebrating a life story – like mum’s life story – was a great way to showcase a person’s years. Mum was a bit of a clown after all and this would capture the twinkle […]

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Our guide to a unique Father’s Day gift

Our guide to a unique Father’s Day gift

If you’re reading this, it means you’re looking for ideas for a unique gift to give to your Dad on Fathers’ Day. Someone as distinctive as your father needs a one-of-a-kind gift, and we’re not talking about a personalised tie or a funny mug. Instead, how about opting for a gift that truly honours a […]

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Why you need to write your dad’s story

Why you need to write your dad’s story

Many of the fathers I speak to tell me the rapture they feel about being a dad. About spending precious time with their kids. They say every day is like Father’s Day when their children are around them. And their children share the unimaginable joy their fathers brought to their life while they were growing […]

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Four memoir mistakes to avoid

Four memoir mistakes to avoid

Writing a memoir can be a profoundly fulfilling experience for many people. It allows a writer to face their own truth and share it with others in meaningful ways. Sometimes, it can even be a form of catharsis that enables a person to take control of their past and heal from it. Writing a memoir […]

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How Your Memoir Can Inspire Future Generations

How Your Memoir Can Inspire Future Generations

Life is a tremendous journey and hardly ever smooth sailing. Still, by embracing every opportunity, your life can be a fulfilling adventure. Overcoming personal hurdles is one thing but being able to leverage the experience to inspire others can make a more powerful impact than you’d expect. Though looking back at hardships you’ve endured can […]

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