StoryCorps has a suggested list of questions that you can access on our website here or by logging into your account on the app from your device or logging into your account on the archive.storycorps.org website from a computer.
When you’re logged into your account on the app, you will see a page with three horizontal dashes on the upper left corner. Tap the dashes, and then tap “My Interviews." On the “-My Interviews-” page, you will see a “+” symbol on the upper right corner of the screen, which you can tap to access the “Prepare an Interview” option. When you tap “Prepare an Interview," you will be prompted to create a list of questions. The app has an extensive list of prepared questions you may browse to help prepare for your interview.
You are not required to use any of these questions, but they will help you start thinking about what to ask your partner. The app also allows you to create your own custom questions. Listen closely and let your chosen questions guide the discussion, not control it. Make sure to ask follow-up questions. While you are recording, you will be given the opportunity to ask for question suggestions.
You can also access the StoryCorps suggested question list by logging into your archive.storycorps.org account from a computer, clicking on your username, and clicking on “Create a Question List” in the drop-down menu.