The First Step of the Storytelling Journey

Orientation Questionnaire

  1. Why do I want to tell my life story? You may be interested in helping a loved one record his/her memories. If so, simply ask that person these questions.
  2. What time periods and aspects of my life or my family’s history do I want to share?
  3. What photos and images could be included?
  4. Who is my audience?
  5. Who else could be involved in this project?
  6. What type of assistance would be helpful?
  7. What do I envision as the end product?
  8. How much time and money do I want to devote to telling my life story?