Afrobituary Legacy Writing Course

Learn how to draft a living' obituary for later use, and how to write legacy letters to document your wisdom, creative expressions, and life stories to give as heirloom gifts to loved ones.

Afrobituary Legacy Writing Course

Learn how to draft a living' obituary for later use, and how to write legacy letters to document your wisdom, creative expressions, and life stories to give as heirloom gifts to loved ones.
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About the Class

Have you ever read an obituary about a loved one and been distracted by the mistakes and omissions? Were you ever stressed out over writing a loved one's obituary because you did not have access to important facts about that person's life? Have you ever worried about how your own story will be told and how you want to be remembered for Your Image? If your answer is yes to either or all of these questions, and if you care about legacy and the preservation of Black cultural narratives, you would be a perfect student for the Afrobituary Legacy Writing Course.

Legacy writing and historic preservation is a practice that is important to a multicultural mix of people, but this self-paced course is designed to encourage people of African descent to play a greater role in telling their own stories for posterity.

Two types of legacy writing will be taught in Afrobituary Legacy Writing: The standard obituary (in draft form for later use Legacy letters. (With a 'griot' storytelling vibe. All writing levels--from beginner to advanced--can take this course. It is video-recorded, with step-by-step instructions, writing samples, letter templates, customized forms, and worksheets to make the learning experience extremely easy to follow. Once you complete the Afrobituary Legacy Writing course you will have a fully drafted, functional obituary that your loved ones can use to help them honor your memory more efficiently at the appropriate time. You will also learn how to produce a creative collection of 'Griot' Legacy Letters that you can give as heirloom gifts to the people that you care about. Are you ready to sign up? Of course, you press the enroll button below and let your legacy-keeping begin In Afrobituary Legacy Writing you will learn how to.

Draft a summary of your life story in the way you want to be remembered, and in a style that is suitable to appear in print and online publications Assemble genealogy-friendly, information-rich fact sheets that document your life highlights, and your family connection Storytellers from West Africa called 'griots,' had an oral tradition of history keeping. Your 'griot' legacy letters--full of your wisdom and life lessons--will carry on the spirit of that tradition in writing Your obituary draft will provide your loved ones with a document that will empower them to efficiently and accurately honor your memory with less stress.

Author

Linda Jones

Writing doula (writing consultant, coach, editor)
As a writig doula, I help my clients give birth to their writing and the transformative power of their words. I am a professional writer and consultant, former news journalist, certified grief recovery specialist  performance artist, and creative wellness coach. I combine my skills and specialties to teach clients how to use the craft of...

Requirements

No experience is needed. Just bring your knowledge of your life story for the obituary draft, and your gems of wisdom and life lessons for your legacy letters.

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What's Included

Language: English
Level: All levels
Skills: Personal History Documentation, Writing, Legacy Writing, Creative Writing
Age groups: All ages
Duration: Self-paced
9 Videos
27 Documents
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