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Welcome to Lasting Legacies!

Dalene Bickel, Personal Historian and Founder of Lasting Legacies

Dalene Bickel, Founder of Lasting Legacies

Leg∙a∙cy  noun   \le-gə-sē\  : 2 something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past. Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary 

Hi there! I’m Dalene Bickel, a personal historian, freelance writer and editor. I believe that your life story is unique, important, and deserves to be told.

My mission is to help you transform your personal history into a skillfully written, beautifully bound book that not only showcases your experiences, but also reflects your personality and style.

Whether you’re just getting started or nearing completion, I welcome the opportunity to help you celebrate your life and create a lasting legacy.

Toward that effort, I’ve put together several valuable resources for you – at absolutely no charge.

Simply subscribe to my email list so that you won’t miss any of the tips I share on my blog, Life Story Collective, and gain access to the following complimentary resource guides:

  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Life Story
  • Memoir. Autobiography. Biography: How to Determine Which Is Right for You 

In addition, the email list provides motivation, updates about life story events, and  special offers to help you throughout your writing journey.

Subscribe below and I’ll immediately send you the two resource guides. Then look for periodic emails from me that will provide you with additional life story tips and resources. If you don’t immediately receive your subscription confirmation and resource guides, please check your spam or junk folder and be sure to whitelist me so you don’t miss any of the great info coming your way!