StoryCorps – Great Questions

  • What was the happiest moment of your life?
  • What are you most proud of?
  • What are the most important lessons you’ve learned in life?
  • What is your earliest memory?
  • How would you like to be remembered?

Have you every visited It is a great site dedicated to recording everyone’s story. One of their resources is list of great questions to help uncovering someones story. You can use their Question Generator tool to help you create a list of questions to take to your StoryCorps interview. Then you can print the customized list or have it emailed to you. It takes about 15 minutes and it helps you to pick areas to cover in your interview. They also have list of questions that you can just look at and use or get inspiration from. Here are the basic areas of questions:

As we were driving home from taking Bill’s mom out to eat for her birthday it occurred to me that maybe I should start asking her some questions about her life to start a history for her. I was thinking of doing it by email. Do you have someone who you would like to interview about their life and their story?



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