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Retrospect Retrospective

Started by John and Patti Zussman, and then later acquired by Suzy, Retrospect has built a community by asking Baby Boomers “What’s Your Story?” for more than seven years and three thousand stories. Think back ... about some of your favorite prompts or stories and/or how Retrospect has impacted your life. Share your Retrospect Retrospective stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Story Wranglers: An Update
Retrospect proves that social media sites need not become cesspools of trolling and rancor.
Without Retrospect, we’d all just be bidin’ our time
I am so grateful to Retrospect for giving me the avenue and the structure to bring these stories to life.
Waking Up With Retrospect
We are yet mired in anxiety.
Discovering a treasure
Retrospect made a journalist realize it's okay to write about his own stories and not just the stories of others.
Carrying Retrospect Forward
I think we could write this retro Retro piece in synchronous serendipity, so I won’t dwell on a nostalgic past. But [...]
Bounteous Fruits
"A farm family ambience, sifting compost piles of memory, tilling soils of a late lamented culture..."
Writing for Retrospect
Altho I’ve Retroflashed about my feelings for Retrospect,  there’s more to say about this wonderful website! In September [...]
What’s Your Story?
Knowing I write,  my friend Betsy invited me to join Retrospect.   I was already blogging,  but writing to weekly prompts [...]
Say It Ain’t So
It was the dark winter solstice of December 2020.  Everything was shut down because of COVID, and vaccines were a mere [...]
Try To Remember
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302 stories. Seven years. Probably thousands of comments on other people's stories and replies to their comments on mine.
Retro Reverie
It’s a daunting task to put my experience with Retrospect into perspective. To say it’s been meaningful is a huge [...]
Retrospect Post Number 241
As we all take a well-deserved break for the month of January to reflect on the future of Retrospect, thanks to all who read [...]
Protected: Thanks for the Memory
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Auld Lang Syne
Where to begin? MyRetrospect.com has been a huge part of my life since the autumn of 2015. Patti and John Zussman, dear [...]
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New Stories on Old Prompts

Mother’s Day 1985, Van Courtlandt Park
After the lunch and the long-stemmed rose,  we stopped in the park for a catch.  My husband took the baseball gloves from the [...]
Prompted By Family
January 30, 2023

Past Stories You May Have Missed

We Shall Overcome
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Usually I write the story first and then look for a song for the title. This time I picked the song first. It is the third [...]
January 17, 2017
True Love and High Adventure
The thrilling tale of the Dread Pirate Roberts and Rodents Of Unusual Size and the Cliffs of Insanity and the Zoo of Death.
Prompted By What We Read
April 22, 2018

Think back about …

Retrospect Retrospective

Started by John and Patti Zussman, and then later acquired by Suzy, Retrospect has built a community by asking Baby Boomers “What’s Your Story?” for more than seven years and three thousand stories. Think back ... about some of your favorite prompts or stories and/or how Retrospect has impacted your life. Share your Retrospect Retrospective stories forward.

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