DIY Personal Story Course - The Legacy Recorder

DIY Your Personal Story

Write your personal story using your photos, memories, and recipes with The Legacy Recorder | taught by Gael Gilliland
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Course description

Have you ever tried to work with your aging parent or grandparent to find out about their history? Were you successful or was it kind of hard?  

I know that it isn't always easy to have those conversations. Worse yet, what do you do with the information if it does work? 

The DIY Personal Story E-Course is the tool that will make all the difference.  

With a fill in the blank narrative, step by step instructions, and conversation starters, this course will help you create a lasting Legacy for your family and friends. 

Taking the time to talk with our aging population is so incredibly important. Thank you for your efforts!


This course is about taking the time to write down one part of your personal story. The course will cover how to identify the core elements of your story and how to put them together in a narrative.

Who is this course for? Anyone who...

  • has thought about writing a memoir, autobiography, or doodling a stick figure of themselves on a napkin :)
  • has thought about helping someone else write their life story, memoir, or... you get the idea

(here's the heavy part)

  • has lost someone they love
  • has someone in their life who is experiencing memory loss and wants to work with them to record their memories

This course will help you create a personal narrative based on a photo, memory, or recipe. You will identify the 5 W's (who, what, when, where, & why) and dig deep into the story behind the photo, memory or recipe.

I've included a story by numbers (fill in the blank) to make it crazy easy and a plethora of word banks to help you find the perfect turn of phrase.


I can't wait to read your stories!


P.S. Still not sure? Check out this interview and see what Legacy is all about!



Gael Gilliland
Gael Gilliland
Founder & Senior Instructor

Email: info@thelegacyrecorder.com