The Story of You: Table of Contents
Section I Why Write?
Chapter 1 Why Take the Time?
Chapter 2 The Reasons Not to Write About You or Your Family
Section II How To Get Started
Chapter 3 What Is a Family Story?
Chapter 4 Family Trees Are Important, Too
Chapter 5 Getting Started Is a Snap
Section III What to Write About
Chapter 6 Telling the Story of You
Chapter 7 Telling the Story of Your Family or Others
Section IV How to Create the Stories
Chapter 8 Expanding the List of Classics
Chapter 9 Finding the Right Format
Chapter 10 Conducting an Interview
Section V How to Finish the Stories
Chapter 11 Revising and Editing Your Stories
Chapter 12 Accuracy in Storytelling
Chapter 13 Dealing With Difficult Topics
Chapter 14 Sharing Your Work
Section VI What Tools Are Needed and What Can Be Done With Them
Chapter 15 Using the Right Tools
Chapter 16 Adding Memorabilia
Chapter 17 How to Present or Publish Your Stories
Chapter 18 Using a Personal Historian
Section VII Gaining Inspiration
Chapter 19 Reading the Stories of Other People and Oral Histories
Section VIII What Now?
Chapter 20 Are You Really Done?
Appendices Coming Up With Ideas for Stories
Appendix A 219 Questions to Prime the Pump
Appendix B 21 Ways to Stir Up Memories
Appendix C StoryCorps: A Must