public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag autobiography

November 2006

October 2006

Jeffrey Ruoff: Publications

major writer on visual ethnography has many of his essays online

September 2006

One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence.

Like one of my favorite sites, postsecrets, this has a kind of documentary wit that resides in brevity and style.

August 2006

July 2006

BBC Cumbria - Digital Lives

important video autobiography project for UK television

KQED - About Our Workshops

"The Art, Skill, Craft, and Magic of Digital Storytelling: A How-Come, How-To Guide"--pdf file

Local Projects

designers of the installations for many important storytelling projects, most notably the StoryCorps booth; "an award-winning design studio that seeks to tell stories in public spaces, museums, and over the internet, often simultaneously."

anecdotal city

interviews with Cardiff residents about memories of life there

Surftrail: Anders Fagerjord's Blog

attractively designed blog tracing the thinkers the author found useful in areas of internet and blog theory, as well as other conceptual pursuits, categorized on the left side of the page


tech aspects of online personal sites: "My current work focuses on digital experiments with personal and cultural memory."

StoryCorps - Interview Your Loved Ones

Go with a friend to a storybooth and have her interview so you can tell your story. On of the most important audio autobiography projects.

Greek Tragedy

The life of a single woman in NYC has some intimate scenes.

Challengers journals

links to journals by people struggling with disability, illness

A Gag Reflex

fascinating search for personal identity; woman looks for identity of parents, for information about dead, addicted, con-artist mother

MemoryArchive - MemoryArchive

a free way to store your memories; many witness accounts of important historical moments