The Family History Writing Studio

The Family History Writing Studio

Shaping Genealogy into Shareable Stories

15

Aug'17

Setting as Character – 10 Research Tips

    When beginning any family history story, we look carefully at our ancestors as we attempt to understand and …

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01

Aug'17

A Setting and Social History Research Trip – The Do’s and Don’t’s

Now that we have our social history and setting research list ready to go it’s time to head out for …

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17

Jul'17

8 Tips to a Social History Research Plan

  I’m getting ready to head to my ancestor’s town next week, but before I go, it’s important to have …

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26

Jun'17

World Building

  I’ve been thinking a lot about my ancestor’s world as of late as I  prepare to write the story …

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15

May'17

How to Fit Writing a Family History into Your Life

  Are you tired of saying some day? The number one excuse that I hear when it comes to writing …

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14

Apr'17

Ancestor Profiles: When there’s no time to write a book

How long does it take you to write 500 words? 1 hour? 2 hours? What if I told you that …

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14

Mar'17

How Reading Can Improve Your Writing with 6 Actionable Tips

  “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as …

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12

Jan'17

How to Use Index Cards to Plot a Family History

I’m known as a plotter. This means I love to outline my stories in great detail before I begin to …

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14

Dec'16

Filling in the Details with Social History

  When you write a family history story, you rely heavily on social history to fill in the descriptions and …

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15

Nov'16

Writing a Family History When You Don’t Have All the Facts

Probably the most commonly asked question throughout my online classes, speaking engagements, and workshops are how do I write my …

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