Quick Start

No matter what I'm working on --- my story, a letter to a friend, or an important email for work --- my quick start is Focused Freeform Jotting or FFJ. It's a great tool because getting something down on paper --- some clay on the wheel to mold…

Focused Freeform Jotting or FFJ

Storykeeping provides many tools for capturing stories, but the most essential tools are incredibly basic: pen, paper, and Focused Freeform Jotting or “FFJ”. Pen and paper you know. FFJ, maybe not so much. The best way to explain FFJ is…

Everyone Can Tell a Story

We live in a world of story. We learn about current events through news stories. We learn about religion through spiritual stories. We relax at night with stories in books, movies, and television. Businesses tell stories to customers through…

What’s Storykeeping?

People who've never done Storykeeping are confused about what it is. “It’s that ancestry thing, right?” No. “It’s a writing course, right?” No. “Is it therapy?” No. Storykeeping is an activity that enables people to assemble…

What We Do

We help people tell their stories. To select the family stories that are most important and assemble them in a meaningful way. We do this without special language or writing skills because the goal is for you to capture stories in your own words,…