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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.

If you want some company, come join our sprint group!

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

  1. What was unusual or unique about your birth?
  2. What is your earliest memory?
  3. At 5, what did you want to do with your life?
  4. What is your first memory of school?
  5. What’s a funny family story you have?
  6. Who was your first best friend?
  7. When did you first feel truly grown up or independent?

Day 1


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