What have we Learnt from Creating a Life Story

What are your stories? How can you help Create Your Life Story and share what you know with others so they can share their stories as audio, video or written biographies.

This Life Story Deserves to be Share with the World

My father the forger Here is another of the wonderful TED talks that shows the power of storytelling not only to get a message across but also to have the emotional impact. My favourite quote from the talk. “In one hour he could make 30 forged documents. If he slept one hour 30 people would […]

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Live Question & Answer Show

Come and join us on our first live Q&A on Ustream.   Everyone is welcome to join the First live broadcast of Create Your Life Story with host Ian Kath. Live broadcast by Ustream I mentioned the graphic with links on the images that could be used to generate a linkable PDF. This is the […]

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Episode 53 : Silence – Nothing Helps Your Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:03 — 36.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSWhat is a vase? The container or the space within? Silence is like empty space, it doesn’t seem to be anything. But in actual fact, without the silence, the void, or the margins, the space around things is needed to make sense […]

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5 Major Regrets of People’s Lives

If it all ended now, what would you regret? In early 2007 I knew that I had to make a decision, to dive off the cliff into deep water, not knowing what may come of it, or continue on my merry way doing what I had been doing for the last decade. When I wrote […]

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The Power of Voice

The voice screams of emotion, text only whimpers. A biography is always more powerful when heard directly using the voice, rather than just the printed words when telling a story of your life. This is particularly important when it comes to events that are significant and poignant. Maybe it is possible for a skilled author […]

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Episode 43 : Professional Storytelling Tips for a Real Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS43.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:39 — 65.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSGet the attention you want with some storytelling skills For all of our lives we tell stories. Stories to get our message across, to help others and to share some entertaining information. We share stories in all parts of our life, the […]

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Episode 42 : Unexpected Surprises from Creating a Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS42.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:28 — 55.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSYou’ll never know what surprises there are until you Create Your Life Story! Here on Create Your Life Story I’m constantly wanting to motivate you to start on your personal Life Story project but I know that there can be several issues […]

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Anzac Day Dawn Service 2011

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/miss/Anzac2011.mp3Podcast (additional): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:41 — 16.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSSometimes we need to appreciate our good fortune Anzac Day has always been a very special day for me, funny really. I have no direct connection to the military. None of my direct relatives have ever been involved in a conflict. […]

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Say Hello via Audio

Don’t be shy… Say G’Day I know, you feel a little shy and you may not be totally comfortable on the microphone yet but what better way to move forward than to tell your story to someone who understands. I’ve recently installed a SoundCloud easy audio uploader so you can drop me a comment or […]

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Episode 34 : Publishing Your Life Story as Multimedia

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:25 — 43.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSShare all of Your Life Story in One System A life is not one event or experience. We all have multiple events throughout our lives often recorded on various pieces of memorabilia along with our personal memories. To share all those events […]

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Episode 33 : Don’t have an Amazing Life and Not Tell Us!

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS33.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:50 — 52.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSDon’t you dare take your stories with you! Don’t you dare, not at least consider the importance of someone’s or your own story before you start procrastinating about creating a Life Story project. Our Life Story is something that we take for […]

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1000’s of Images but What is Vivian Maier Story?

Vivian Maier, Street Photographer and Nanny Scratching around amongst people’s cast off junk at an auction house in 2007, John Maloof, a real estate agent in Chicago, discovered the boxes of unloved negatives repossessed  from a storage unit. His initial stash of  negatives from the life of Vivian Maier, that he paid $400 for, has […]

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Episode 31 : Big Times in My Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:26 — 38.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSWhat would you do if that event happened on you? Welcome To Episode 31 of Create Your Life Story but this episode is my story and the reason I’ve been out of the loop for three weeks It’s been a while since […]

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Episode 30 : How do I Write My Story? – Get a Blog!

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:43 — 35.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSGet a Blog to Learn How to Creating a Life Story Biography It takes time to produce a Life Story. Along the way there are many distractions. Some are from outside influences of your life, while some are due to the issues […]

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Episode 28 : You Can’t Make Someone Tell Their Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2010/CYLS28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:33 — 58.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSHow to help someone talk about things they don’t want to It’s an oft asked question. How do I get someone to talk and reveal something that they just refuse to talk about? This is not just for us and our desire […]

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Episode 27 : Little Things for Your Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2010/CYLS27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:47 — 31.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSIt’s the little things in your Life Story that we relate to. Think of some great person and their story. Particularly one of those biographies where you know the back story. How they got to greatness or how the fell from grace. […]

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