For family historians who want to learn to
It's important to have a vision, an end game before you begin your project. In our workbook we help you identify the scope and span of your story or book including surname strategies.
We identify three organizational spaces that are involved in writing your family history stories and show you how to create an efficient and productive workflow.
Learn how to find the story in your ancestor's research. Discover the focus of the story and how to frame it with a beginning, middle and end.
Writing takes time and patience. Learn how to find and make time in your schedule and how to set up a writing routine.
“ Lynn’s teachings have given us the tools to carefully craft our stories for the enjoyment by our families. I have learnt so much.”
"Lynn is a fantastic instructor with a wealth of knowledge and experience to share."
Lynn Palermo is a family historian and a passionate family history writer. Lynn has written her own family history book and understands the struggles family historians face when shaping their genealogy into stories. She is the owner of the blog The Armchair Genealogist. You'll find her blogging most days offering readers practical advice about researching their family history. As a freelance writer she has written for Internet Genealogy, Discovering Family History and Family Chronicle.
Lynn has been teaching for the past 5 years at the Family History Writing Studio, where she shares her insights in writing family history stories. She continues to develop her own knowledge as she works towards a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Toronto.