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Welcome to the Memoir Soiree! If you follow us on social media, you’ve been seeing our prompts all week. Here’s a roundup of this first week’s prompts.
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We hope your memoir project is going beautifully! The story that you’re telling matters.
If you’re telling a unique story and would like a personalized prompt list (i.e. for military service, immigrant families, or religious oriented stories), drop us a line in the comments and let us know what you’d like to see!
Week 1 Prompts
- What was unusual or unique about your birth?
- What is your earliest memory?
- At 5, what did you want to do with your life?
- What is your first memory of school?
- What’s a funny family story you have?
- Who was your first best friend?
- When did you first feel truly grown up or independent?
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