How to write a memoir, life story, or family history (Personal track)

This fun, self-pace course will give you confidence to start and finish an engaging life story

Course Pricing

  • How to write a memoir, life story, family history
  • $137 USD

    Learn how to write, storyboard, and record your personal story.

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Course Summary

Learn how to write, storyboard, and record your personal story. Whether you are working on a memoir or family history, you will gain tools and confidence to finish. Over 100 engaging lessons & videos. Includes 12-month access and group discussions.

This newly updated course will open March 22, 2021.

Testimonials

“I have loved your classes. They have changed my life. I now feel inspired to share with others.”
VerDene

Developer

“I thoroughly enjoyed the 'Life Story' class at Weber State. The storyboard info was marvelous and extremely helpful...”
Bryan

Developer

"Thank you! Best class I attended at RootsTech."
Craig

Developer

“I never realized how important writing is to me...I feel blessed to have found your class! Thank you for giving me the tools, and now the confidence, to take the words from my head and place them on paper. You are a fabulous teacher."
Denise

Developer

“Thank you for teaching this class. It is making my life better and giving me the encouragement I need to finish my book.”
Stephanie

Developer

“Your class was a delightful learning experience. It was nice to realize that a few well-told stories of the most impactful lessons of your life are enough to pass on to posterity. Thanks again for your inspiration.”
Nina

Developer

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

It is patterned after my 4-week in-person class that spans 8 hours of class time. There are fun exercises to do on your own. You could finish it in a day, a weekend, or a month.

Yes. You can start or stop whenever you like and work on a schedule that is comfortable for you. The lessons are organized in short, bite-sized chunks to make it easy to start and stop.

This is meant to be an introductory guide to give an overview of the whole writing process with practical tools along the way. Many beginners take this class, as well as people who have already done a lot of work on their stories.

About two-thirds of the lessons are short videos (mostly 3-5 minutes). Some are formatted like it's you and me together one-on-one, some are from a half-day class I filmed specifically so it would feel like you're there in a group, and some are tutorials narrated by me. The other lessons consist of exercises and additional reading. You can preview lessons above to get an idea.

Course Curriculum

TEACHING AND PRESENTING  EXPERIENCE

Rhonda Lauritzen

Rhonda Lauritzen is a professional biographer with multiple published books. She believes that when you tell your story, it changes the ending. This is why her passion is teaching, coaching, and presenting at conferences. As an author, she specializes in writing life stories, collecting oral history, and historical storytelling. Before she founded Evalogue.Life she served as a college Vice President and a CEO.