Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Life Story

A 4-Week Virtual Writing & Self-Discovery Class

Want to Share Your Life Experiences in a Meaningful Way?

Our Life Story Writing Program Can Show You How!

In just 4 weeks,  you will:

✓ Find joy and purpose in writing your life story.

✓ Build confidence and overcome self-doubt.

✓ Break free from writer’s block and perfectionism.

✓ Learn to identify and structure meaningful moments.

✓ Appreciate your life’s journey and gained wisdom.

✓ Acquire the tools and support to progress consistently.

✓ Benefit from an experienced instructor’s guidance.

BONUS: In addition to our 4-week live course, receive ONE YEAR access to our user-friendly Story Weaver Life Story Writing Software which empowers you to write, edit, organize, design, and share your life stories with ease, all from one intuitive online platform.

PLUS: A bound copy of your selected life stories.

Welcome!  I’m Joanna Klein and I’m thrilled to be your guide on this transformative journey of self-discovery and life story writing.

For over 40 years, I’ve helped countless people explore their unique experiences and transform them into powerful stories. I’ve seen firsthand how life story writing can deepen self-understanding, strengthen connections, and create a lasting legacy.

In this 4-week course, I’ll provide a supportive space for you to uncover and give voice to the most significant chapters of your story. Using proven tools and techniques, we’ll embark on a journey of self-reflection and creative expression.

No matter your writing experience, I believe everyone has a story worth sharing. I’m here to help you find the courage and clarity to bring yours to life.

If you’re ready to rediscover the defining moments that have shaped you and leave a legacy of wisdom, I invite you to join me. Together, let’s celebrate the power of your story and the impact it can have on you and the world.

Let’s Do This Together!

This Program Includes:

4 Live One-Hour Interactive Writing and Instructional Sessions (replays available)

Guided Exercises and Prompts to Help You Uncover Your Most Meaningful Moments

One Year Access to our Intuitive Story Weaver Writing Software to Simplify the Writing Process

Tips, Inspiration & Encouragement Direct to Your Inbox

A Beautifully Bound Book of Your Selected Stories and Favorite Family Photos

Picture Yourself Holding Your Completed Life Story Book!



“You have helped me succeed beyond any other courses or books or classes I have taken.  You have a marvelous gift you have been sharing in this program.”


Kim Curling, Journey to Legacy Alumni


“What most exceeded my expectations were the focus, motivation and direction provided by your instructional sessions and the writing prompts.”

Paula Cosillas, Journey to Legacy Alumni

Do These Challenges Sound Familiar?

  • You have a deep desire to write your life story, but something keeps holding you back.

  • You worry that your writing skills aren’t good enough, or that your story isn’t interesting enough to share.

  • You have a wealth of life experiences, but struggle to identify the most meaningful moments and lessons.

  • You’re concerned about how to balance honesty and sensitivity when writing about your life, especially when it comes to family and loved ones.

  • You know that writing your life story could be a profound journey of self-discovery, but there’s a part of you that’s afraid to look back.

Woman in dress and sunhat, soaking in the sun, and beating the pandemic blues.

As we grow older, the call to share our life experiences and leave a meaningful legacy becomes increasingly urgent. Yet, the obstacles and challenges we face can feel overwhelming, leaving us stuck and unable to move forward.


But what if you had the tools, support, and guidance to overcome these obstacles and finally write the life story you’ve been yearning to tell?

What if you could uncover the hidden gems within your life experiences, and transform them into a powerful legacy that inspires and resonates with others?

That’s exactly what our 4-week virtual life story writing course is designed to help you achieve.

alumni of life story writing course


“Once I started writing, I couldn’t stop. I wrote every spare moment I got. If I hadn’t had the prompts, I wouldn’t have stuck with it, and maybe that’s why I never started before. The program supports you in getting started and sustaining what you started.”


Pat Grant, Journey to Legacy Alumni


“Journey to Legacy opened a door for me.  I found the writer in me. I loved exploring that part of myself, and putting the time into exploring the stories of my past.”


Linda Brooks, Journey to Legacy Alumni

One Hour A Week Can Change Your Life

Why You’ll Love Our Life Story Writing Course


Engaging Live Sessions

Four live sessions that combine instruction, inspiration and self-discovery exercises. All calls are recorded if you can’t attend.

A Proven 7-Step Writing Framework

To help you organize your memories, uncover hidden gems, and create a balanced collection of stories.

Guidance on Approaching All Parts of Your Story

Find greater self-compassion and insight as you navigate even the difficult chapters.

Exercises to Cultivate Self-Awareness

Journaling exercises and mindfulness practices to help you gain new perspectives and create a safe space for exploring memories that may evoke strong emotions.

Strategies for Overcoming Writer’s Block

You’ll learn how to manage your “inner critic” and make writing a habit.

Live Q&A Sessions

Two live Q&A sessions. You’ll have the opportunity to email your questions ahead of time and all sessions are recorded.

Inspiring Prompts and Exercises

Deepen your writing and uncover new layers of meaning with thought-provoking prompts.

Balancing Truth and Sensitivity

Guidance on how to write your life story with honesty and authenticity while being mindful of your intended audience, ensuring that your words are both truthful and appropriate for posterity.

A Tangible, Precious Keepsake

Treasure and share your life story with a beautifully bound book that captures your journey.

Intuitive Story Weaver Software

Stay engaged and motivated with the ease and enjoyment of our user-friendly writing platform.

Hear What Our Participants Have to Say

Imagine Having a Clear, Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Your Life Story!


What We’ll Be Covering

Week One: Freeing Your Authentic Voice

  • Begin to discover your true and unique writing style
  • Gain strategies to organize, explore, and generate story ideas from your memories
  • Learn ways to overcome things that block your writing
  • Find out how to manage your feelings while writing

Week Two: Mastering the Art of Storytelling

  • Learn a simple way to structure your life stories
  • Discover what makes a story engaging and memorable
  • Capture your readers’ attention from the very beginning
  • Recognize the people who have made a difference in your life
  • Turn challenges into stories of strength and personal growth
  • Find new perspectives and lessons in your past experiences


Week Three: Unraveling the Threads of Connection

  • Understand how your relationships have influenced your personal journey
  • See how challenges have helped you develop strength and resilience
  • Deepen your capacity for forgiveness and compassion
  • Discover tactful ways to write about complicated relationships
  • Learn to discern which parts of your story to share publicly


Week Four: Celebrating Your Journey of Self-Discovery

  • Recognize your gifts, inner strength and resilience
  • Create stories that touch and inspire others
  • Gain tools for revising limiting personal narratives
  • Feel confident sharing your genuine thoughts and experiences
  • Develop a deep sense of thankfulness for your life’s journey


Throughout this transformative 4-week journey, you’ll be supported with engaging journaling prompts and exercises to deepen your self-discovery and writing practice between classes. You’ll continue to receive regular encouragement and inspiration in your inbox, keeping you motivated and connected to your writing goals.

By the end of this immersive program, you’ll have gained the tools, confidence, and self-awareness to write stories that genuinely capture the essence of your life experiences, while fostering a deeper sense of self-acceptance and appreciation for your unique journey.


For one full year, you’ll have access to our intuitive Story Weaver life story writing software, which is designed to streamline the writing process and help you organize your thoughts and memories. With this powerful tool at your fingertips, you’ll be able to focus on the heart of your story and bring your experiences to life on the page.

What Makes Our Story Weaver Life Story Writing Software Unique?

  • Designed specifically for life story writers
  • Accessible online from your desktop or laptop with internet connection
  • Easy to use even if you have very little tech experiences
  • Intuitive design that makes it simple to navigate
  • Write, edit, organize, design and share all from one platform
  • Customize font size and style and layout for photo placement
  • Option to download your Legacy Journal as eBook or have it printed and bound
  • Ability to create and share selected stories with different people in your life
  • Simple to share your stories via email right from our platform
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Includes a One-Year Subscription to Our Life Story Writing Software


“The organized format helped me organize my thoughts and release my procrastination.”

Holly Padove, Journey to Legacy Alumni


Thanks for your frequent motivating emails. They keep me going. I’m plugging away little by little.


Dan, Journey to Legacy Alumni

Is This Right for You?

Writing about your life is a profound and transformative experience that requires vulnerability, courage, and a willingness to revisit your past with fresh eyes. It’s an opportunity to recover key moments that deserve to be honored, celebrated, and remembered. If you’re ready to embark on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, our 4-week virtual life story writing course is perfect for you.

Now is the time to write and share your life story and I’d be honored to be your guide.

This course is designed for individuals who:

  • Are passionate about writing meaningful stories that capture the essence of their life experiences.

  • Possess a natural curiosity and openness to learning more about themselves and their past.

  • Are willing to invest time and effort into the writing process.

  • Have a deep appreciation for their life journey and the lessons learned along the way.

  • Thrive when provided with a structured framework to guide and inspire their writing.

  • Are open to exploring new technologies, especially when they are user-friendly and accompanied by expert guidance.

  • Aspire to create a lasting legacy through stories that will positively impact their family and future generations.

Our course is particularly beneficial for those who are new to life story writing or have struggled with writing in the past, whether due to difficulty finding inspiration, time or confidence. We provide you with the tools, support, and guidance you need to overcome these obstacles and unlock your full potential as a life story writer.

We Stand Behind Our Promise

We know how difficult it can be to make decisions regarding where you spend your time and your money. We want you to feel safe and secure when you invest in our writing software platform.

That’s why we offer a 15-day money back guarantee.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

When Does the Course Start?

The course starts on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 12:00 pm Pacific Time.  The next three live sessions are the subsequent Wednesdays at the same time: April 10, April 17 & April 24.

What if I Can't Make the Live Calls?

All of the calls are recorded, so if you can’t make one, you’ll have access to the replay within 48 hours.

What will I need for the live calls?
  • Computer/Tablet/Phone
  • Private, quiet and comfortable space
  • Good WiFi access
  • Journal or paper and pen
  • Earphones, if you need them
What do I need in order to use the Story Weaver life story writing software?

The Story Weaver software is online so you can log in from anywhere there is an Internet connection. It works best on laptop or desktop computers that run Mac OS, Linux or Windows and use Chrome as the browser.

How does this program differ from Storyworth?

While both Journey to Legacy and Storyworth provide an online platform for writing, writing prompts, and a printed book, Journey to Legacy offers a unique and comprehensive approach to life story writing:

  1. Guided 4-week live course: Journey to Legacy includes a 4-week live life story writing course, where you’ll receive expert guidance, insights, and support to help you craft compelling and meaningful stories.
  2. Deeper, introspective prompts: Our writing prompts are accompanied by “deeper questions” that encourage introspection and retrospection, helping you explore the emotional and transformative aspects of your life experiences.
  3. Focus on personal growth: Journey to Legacy is designed to foster personal growth and self-discovery through the writing process, helping you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and your life journey.
  4. Emphasis on storytelling skills: Our program places a strong emphasis on developing your storytelling skills, teaching you techniques to make your stories more engaging, impactful, and resonant with your readers.
  5. Ongoing support and inspiration: Even after the 4-week course, you’ll continue to receive regular inspiration, encouragement, and access to our extensive library of writing prompts and resources to keep you motivated and engaged in your writing journey.

With Journey to Legacy, you’ll not only create a beautiful bound book of your life stories but also embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery, personal growth, and meaningful storytelling.

How much of my time will this take?

Each weekly, live session is one hour. The Q&A sessions will be 30-60 minutes and will occur during the 2nd and 4th week of the course.

How long will I have access to this course and writing software?

You’ll have access to our intuitive writing software and the course replays for one year from your date of purchase. After that, you can renew your subscription to our Story Weaver Life Story Writing software on a monthly or annual basis for a nominal annual fee.

What is your refund policy?

We offer a 15-day money-back guarantee.


All-in-One Story Weaver Life Story Writing Course & Software

Guidance and Easy-to-Use Tools to Help You Write Your Unique Life Story