November has better-known holidays and observances, but one we like around here is National Lifewriting Month, a time to engage in journaling, memoir-writing and other forms of chronicling your existence.
There's a handy tool to help you tell your own story: The 5 Facts of Fiction®, created by my former business parter. He built it to help kids write better narratives and dissect the fiction they read. But it's actually an awesome tool for writing about yourself (here's why). Just change "Fiction" to "My Life" and make yourself the character. Boom! Just click on the image to see the details.
If you're wondering if memoir and life-writing is for you, my colleague Pete Andersen came up with 5 reasons to write a personal history.
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