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As we age, we take on the challenge of making sense of life in its third act. 

Having the Last Say takes life review out of the realm of memoir writing and journaling and makes the rich and timeless tradition of authentic storytelling accessible to those who have never considered themselves “writers.” In creating short narratives of 500 to 1,000 words that capture and reflect an ethical or moral value, you can create keepsakes to be shared with family and friends—or even come away with a valedictory that can be read at your own memorial service.



Having the Last Say makes you want to pick up a pen and write—even if you're certain that you're not a writer…Follow Gelb's clear instructions about how to craft a short piece, and, Voila! You’ll find that you’ve expressed something heartfelt and filled with meaning.

Janna Malamud Smith, author of An Absorbing Errand: How Artists and Craftsmen Make Their Way to Mastery