Publish Your Family History

If you have stories to share with your family, whether you have been researching a short time or a long time, this book will: * take you through the four stages of publishing projects * show you how publishing works * help you pick a ...

Author: Dina C Carson

Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.

ISBN: 9781622878253

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 302

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If you have stories to share with your family, whether you have been researching a short time or a long time, this book will: * take you through the four stages of publishing projects * show you how publishing works * help you pick a project to publish * lead you through a research review to see what you have and what you still need to tell the stories in a compelling way * give you the skills to become a good storyteller * lead you through the process of editing * instruct you how to prepare your manuscript to look like it was professionally published and * help you spread the word that you have a book available Everything you need to write and publish your family history. Keywords: family history, genealogy, write a family history, write a genealogy, publish your family history, how to self-publish, book publishing, storytelling, book marketing, designing a book

How to Write Your Personal or Family History

This is a practical—and encouraging—how-to book from a long-time teacher of personal and family history writing. Katie Funk Wiebe helps beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives.

Author: Katie Wiebe

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 1680991825

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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This is a practical—and encouraging—how-to book from a long-time teacher of personal and family history writing. Katie Funk Wiebe helps beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives. She gives hints for recalling distant memories and tracking down family heirlooms. This is a serious but accessible resource for undertaking your personal or family history writing. In these pages, you'll find: Tips on writing, Exercises to prod the memory, And advice on looking at the broad scope of a well-lived life. As Wiebe writes, "You've been living 24 hours every day, making decisions, objecting to certain ideas, endorsing others, and interacting with family and coworkers," the author writes. "I plan to convince you that if you took time to reflect, you'd find lots of meaningful stuff going on."

Family Tree Memory Keeper

This book features: Dozens of fill-in pages to record all your essential family information. Convenient paperback format for writing and photocopying pages. Space for mounting photographs. Maps to mark your family's migration routes.

Author: Allison Dolan

Publisher: Family Tree Books

ISBN: 9781440330629

Category: Reference

Page: 208

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Record Your Family History! From the editors of Family Tree Magazine, this workbook makes it easy to record and organize your family history. Family Tree Memory Keeper helps you keep track of basic genealogy information and special family memories, including traditions, heirloom histories, family records, newsworthy moments, family migrations and immigrations, old recipes, important dates, and much more. This book features: Dozens of fill-in pages to record all your essential family information. Convenient paperback format for writing and photocopying pages. Space for mounting photographs. Maps to mark your family's migration routes. Tips for researching your family history. A comprehensive list of additional resources. Use Family Tree Memory Keeper to log your genealogy research. Bring it to family get-togethers to gather and share information. Create an invaluable record of your ancestry for future generations.

Tell It Short 2nd Edition

This guide will help you take your family history writing beyond the traditional begats into short works your family will enjoy reading.

Author: Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Publisher:

ISBN: 0997207663

Category:

Page: 158

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Does the thought of writing your family history send you straight back to bed to hide under the covers? You're not alone. Most family historians agree that they enjoy research the most. What if there was an easier, more manageable way to share your family history, while telling the life stories of your ancestors in an interesting and factual way? There is.Tell It Short: A Guide to Writing Your Family History in Brief comes to the rescue, guiding and inspiring you to craft family history essays-the nonfiction version of the short story. Tell It Short gives those interested in writing their family history an alternative to the all-encompassing book by exploring the creative nonfiction essay form. This guide will show you how to share the stories of your ancestors' lives in a completely factual yet compelling manner. You will learn¿ key elements of effective nonfiction storytelling¿ ways to put ancestors into historical context without fictionalizing¿ methods for using appropriate speculation¿ several categories of family history essays: memoir, personal, humor, travel, food, and literary journalism¿ strategies for revising, editing, and proofreadingTell is Short contains helpful instruction, examples, and ten sample family history essays by Dinty W. Moore, Rebecca McClanahan, Sonja Livingston, and more. This guide will help you take your family history writing beyond the traditional begats into short works your family will enjoy reading.

Our History

Let this book be your guide as you record the story behind who you are, with pointed questions and prompts getting the down most important details of your family history.

Author: Editors of Rock Point

Publisher: Rock Point Gift & Stationery

ISBN: 9781631062292

Category:

Page: 128

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Your family’s memories are the most valuable gift you can pass on to your children. Let this book be your guide as you record the story behind who you are, with pointed questions and prompts getting the down most important details of your family history. Record not just your genealogy or a list of names and dates, but the historic moments, jokes, and beautiful memories—all the things that make your family what it is. Then bring your extended family and friends in on the act, with sections provided specifically to give distant relatives and family friends the chance to tell their side of the story and round out this beautiful keepsake. Sit down with your family and encourage them to their memories, creating a wonderful family history for you to keep. Inside you'll find three sections: 1. A family tree 2. Interview sections for detailed information about both paternal and maternal grandparents. 3. A shorter interview section for important family members and close family friends. Filled with heartfelt questions and beautiful illustrations by Becca Standtlander, Our History is a beautiful gift in which you can record the complete truth of the most important people in your life and pass it on so that future generations will forever remember where they come from.

Family Tree Notebook Pocket Edition

Stories to Remember to record anecdotes about your ancestors with plenty of space to write. How to Use this Book to understand how to make the most out of all the tools included in this notebook.

Author: Juan Pita

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798698495055

Category:

Page: 109

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The Family Tree Notebook Pocket Edition has been specially designed to be a convinient sized companion on your genealogy road trips and ancestry field research. With all the features of the popular Family Tree Notebook in large print, this Pocket Edition will also make it easy for you to record and organize all your genealogical information and to help give life to your past. This journey of discovery can sometimes feel overwhelming and keeping track of new information, documents and family stories can be challenging. The Family Tree Notebook Pocket Edition is the perfect tool to help you along your way. In addition to names, dates and places, you can also log all of your family history: who they were, what events they lived through, what they did, where they came from, what traditions and customs they had, what their life was like and more. Organize all the information and memories you gather about all your ancestors in detail, keep track of your genealogical research progress and bring the notebook to family meetings to share all your new discoveries. The Family Tree Notebook Pocket Edition features: Pedigree Charts and Notes with paternal lineage and maternal lineage charts for up to 6 generations and a dedicated space for notes and alternative information. 62 individual Ancestor Worksheets to organize, detail and record all your relatives' important information. Tips and Ideas based on my 15-years of experience researching my family across 10 countries. A concise list for beginners, intermediates and more advanced researchers to help discover and explore different ways to expand your family tree and spark new ideas to avoid getting bogged down and keep uncovering your family history. DNA Results Log to write down the ethnicity estimate results of any test you or your relatives have taken. Quick Index by Ancestor to quickly flick to any of your relatives' information. Membership tables to keep track of your passwords and how long you have access to them for. Important Contacts for you to jot down the contact details of any hired family researchers or other important collaborators. A dedicated To-Do List to write down all pending tasks and ideas for future research. Archive Log to record each of your visits to any online sources and physical archives. Stories to Remember to record anecdotes about your ancestors with plenty of space to write. How to Use this Book to understand how to make the most out of all the tools included in this notebook. This is a 4.25 x 6.87-inch paperback ancestry workbook that contains 109 fill-in pages to comfortably record all of your family history. Keep all of your family's unique history in one conveniently sized road trip journal and create an incredible heirloom to pass on to future generations to come!

Write Your Family History Easy Steps to Organize Save and Share

Hopefully, the methods discussed in this book will show the reader a simple format that will make this task much easier. You may be reluctant to write down these stories because you do not consider yourself a writer.

Author: Stephen Szabados

Publisher: Stephen Szabados

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 149

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Writing a family history does not have to be an overwhelming task. This book outlines a simple process that will aid your research and create pages of information that can be read and understood by all family members. Your research will become faster and more accurate and your family can enjoy the family history. Remember, our writing should go beyond finding documents and filling in charts. Hopefully, the methods discussed in this book will show the reader a simple format that will make this task much easier. You may be reluctant to write down these stories because you do not consider yourself a writer. Our ancestors were ordinary people. Why should we write about them? All of our immigrant ancestors contributed to America’s history and their stories should be saved for our grandchildren. Our family histories should give clues of their roles and this will help us understand our roots.

Getting Ready to Write

This workbook is perfect for first time family history writers, giving them the tools to transform themselves into self-confident writers.

Author: Lynn Palermo

Publisher:

ISBN: 1511512253

Category:

Page: 64

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Harvesting Your Family History

FORM 4 – FAMILY STORIES These pages are included in your book so you can write your family stories. The stories can be about anyone in your family.

Author: Denyce Porter Peyton

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781411627703

Category:

Page: 41

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This informative book was written for young people of African American descent. It offers brief historical information about the tradition of sharing history, and emphasizes the positive aspects of family. The focus is on recording and maintaining precious family history. Colorful illustration and detailed forms are designed to help young people record and preserve valuable history in a family record. A wonderful gift or keepsake for anyone interested in genealogy!

Our Family Origins

Why not get one for each family member especially ones who are about to start their own families. To check out our other book just click on the author's name below the title of this book.

Author: Noteworthy Nostalgia

Publisher:

ISBN: 1710967455

Category:

Page: 106

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A Family Ancestry Tree helps to identify family members and their relationship to one and other. Give Your Kids a sense of where your family fits in the Worlds History. For a lot of kids, history is just a boring subject at school. but when you make it about them, their family and their relatives it helps to it helps put things in perspective for your children. Perhaps you have a great-great-great-grandfather who fought in the Civil War or a great-great-uncle who was a soldier in World War I. Suddenly, these aren't just stories about people who are long dead. History is a lot more fun for them when they are involved in some way - and knowing your family tree can help bring history to life. A family tree helps them keep track of who was who, other people's names. With a family tree, when Grandpa talks about an Uncle, your kids will understand exactly who he means and where he fits in the family story. Features: Story pages to write about family experiences past and present Blank family trees for both parents Genealogy pages with room to write details of the family Source information pages Timeline of events This 8.5 x 11" size journal is large enough and provides enough room to clearly write about the family and its history. You don't have to create an extravagant or complicated family tree for it to be of value to the kids. This simple family tree notebook and journals works wonders to help them make the right connections. You could tell stories about family members who died when the kids were young or even before they were born, but these stories become more meaningful when they can be placed in the correct association. ADD TO CART We have a wide variety of journals, planners and notebooks to suit all ages and needs. Why not get one for each family member especially ones who are about to start their own families. To check out our other book just click on the author's name below the title of this book.

Growing Your Family Tree

It affects heart and soul, as well as providing an intellectual challenge to piece all the information together. GROWING YOUR FAMILY TREE is the first book to promote the experiential aspects of family history.

Author: Cherry Gilchrist

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748118632

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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The process of exploring your family history and roots is a moving and meaningful quest. It affects heart and soul, as well as providing an intellectual challenge to piece all the information together. GROWING YOUR FAMILY TREE is the first book to promote the experiential aspects of family history. It gives sound, practical advice on researching your family history, but also promotes the emotional, spiritual and creative elements of the task, helping to lift genealogy out of its earlier dry an formal setting, into a more meaningful and accessible activity which can enrich a person's identity. Advice and information includes: * How to write up your family history * How to make a heritage corner or trail in your home * A consideration the nature of ancestry, family lines and our inner connection with our ancestors * How to organise your research and keep moving forward

Genealogy Journal for Your Family History Notes

Here is a book filled with lined pages for you to jot your notes about your family tree and history.

Author: Cool Image

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1533453098

Category:

Page: 150

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Here is a book filled with lined pages for you to jot your notes about your family tree and history. Check those documents, and write your story in these pages. A life worth living is worth recording, and when digging into the genealogical records of your ancestors, you'll find information you want to remember. Write it down in this book so you'll have it when you need it. Have fun with your research!

The Story of You

The Story of You is written in a conversational tone that shows everyone the value and importance in writing the stories of their life, whether funny or heartwarming and everything in between.

Author: John Bond

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 1617119792

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 134

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Making Memories That Last a Lifetime The Story of You: A Guide for Writing Your Personal Stories and Family History is a practical guide for the novice writer about how to chronicle the stories of his or her life. The book encourages the reader to write the classic stories that everyone has, whether just for themselves, or for their family and friends or the future. Chapters include: “What is a Family Story?” “Finding the Right Format,” “Conducting an Interview,” “Revising and Editing Your Family Stories,” and “How to Present and Publish Your Stories.” As a bonus, the book includes: “219 Questions to Prime the Pump,” “22 Ways to Stir up Memories,” and a list of Resources that include over 100 books and websites to help the reader get started. The Story of You is written in a conversational tone that shows everyone the value and importance in writing the stories of their life, whether funny or heartwarming and everything in between. The book is a quick way to get started on turning memories into written stories that will last a lifetime

Family Tree Notebook

Stories to Remember to record anecdotes about your ancestors with plenty of space to write. How to Use this Book to understand how to make the most out of all the tools included in this notebook.

Author: Juan Pita

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798668829279

Category:

Page: 224

View: 423

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The Family Tree Notebook has been specially designed to make it easy for you to record and organize all your genealogical information and to help give life to your past. This journey of discovery can sometimes feel overwhelming and keeping track of new information, documents and stories can be challenging. The Family Tree Notebook is the perfect tool to help you along your way. In addition to names, dates and places, you can also log all of your family history: who they were, what events they lived through, what they did, where they came from, what traditions and customs they had, what their life was like and more. Organize all the information and memories you gather about all your ancestors in detail, keep track of your research progress and bring the notebook to family meetings to share all your new discoveries. The Family Tree Notebook features: Family Tree and Notes with charts for up to 7 generations and a dedicated space for notes and alternative information. 127 individual Ancestor Data Sheets to organize, detail and record all your relatives' important information. Tips and Ideas based on my 15-years of experience researching my family across 10 countries. I have put together a concise list for beginners, intermediates and more advanced researchers to help discover and explore different ways to expand your family tree and spark new ideas to avoid getting bogged down and keep uncovering your family history. Quick Index by Ancestor to quickly flick to any of your relatives' information. Membership tables to keep track of your passwords and how long you have access to them for. Important Contacts for you to jot down the contact details of any hired researchers or other important collaborators. A dedicated To-Do List to write down all pending tasks and ideas for future research. Archive Log to record each of your visits to any online sources and physical archives. DNA Results Log to write down the results of any test you or your relatives have taken. Stories to Remember to record anecdotes about your ancestors with plenty of space to write. How to Use this Book to understand how to make the most out of all the tools included in this notebook. This is an 8.5 x 11-inch paperback genealogy notebook that contains 224 fill-in pages in large print to comfortably record all of your family history. Keep all of your family's unique history in one convenient book and create an amazing heirloom to pass on to future generations to come!

My Family Things I Want to Know

The stories that go with these names are like the roots of a tree, giving your family history a strong foundation. These stories, which living relatives know or remember about your ancestors, make priceless additions to your ancestry.

Author: Della J. Frost

Publisher:

ISBN: 0578792958

Category:

Page:

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Family history and genealogy are more than just names, places, and dates. The stories that go with these names are like the roots of a tree, giving your family history a strong foundation. These stories, which living relatives know or remember about your ancestors, make priceless additions to your ancestry. Now there is help, so you can leave stories for posterity, deepen your roots, and grow a full family tree. This book contains over 100 questions, multiple-choice questions, writing prompts, and images for coloring. It is conveniently divided into sections: early years and growing up, family and friends, spouse and spouse's family, adult life, medical history, and miscellaneous. There are places to add pictures, places to write or add your questions, and a Things I want to know section for loved ones to answer when they fill it out for you. This book will make a great gift, will help you learn more about your relatives, will help your children learn more about you, or help you write your own story.

Basic Genealogy and Beyond Easy Steps to Find Your Family History and Tips to Break Down Brick Walls

Genealogy is changing daily, and we have to continue building our skills and also ... Sharon DeBartolo - You Can Write Your Family History, 2009 Carmack, ...

Author: Stephen Szabados

Publisher: Stephen Szabados

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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My new book includes the basic material from "Basic Genealogy" and additional new tips. Enjoy information on search tips, organization, an outline of steps to find where your European immigrants left, and the basics of using DNA testing in genealogy.

Authentic Ancestors

Authentic Ancestors digs deep to help you learn about your ancestors on a more intimate level. You'll gain knowledge and confidence to write about your ancestors using the writing tool of characterization.

Author: Lynn Palermo

Publisher:

ISBN: 150336979X

Category:

Page: 114

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In Workbook No. 2 of her series, Write Your Family History, author, and genealogy professional Lynn Palermo offers 100 pages of tips, tools and worksheets to help turn your ancestors into compelling characters. Authentic Ancestors digs deep to help you learn about your ancestors on a more intimate level. You'll gain knowledge and confidence to write about your ancestors using the writing tool of characterization. You'll learn to: Identify your protagonist, antagonist and the cast of characters for your family history story. Identify the goals, motivations and stakes that will drive your ancestor's story. Uncover the physical, psychological and sociological aspects of your ancestors. Develop and intimate and personal knowledge of your ancestors using the Authentic Ancestor Profile. Learn to craft multi-dimensional characters that come to life on the page."

How to Write Your Personal or Family History

(If You Don't Do It, Who Will?) Katie Wiebe. Family History Writing a family history entails documenting the details of your own life, and/or the lives and ...

Author: Katie Wiebe

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781680991857

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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This is a practical—and encouraging—how-to book from a long-time teacher of personal and family history writing. Katie Funk Wiebe helps beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives. She gives hints for recalling distant memories and tracking down family heirlooms. This is a serious but accessible resource for undertaking your personal or family history writing. In these pages, you'll find: Tips on writing, Exercises to prod the memory, And advice on looking at the broad scope of a well-lived life. As Wiebe writes, "You've been living 24 hours every day, making decisions, objecting to certain ideas, endorsing others, and interacting with family and coworkers," the author writes. "I plan to convince you that if you took time to reflect, you'd find lots of meaningful stuff going on."

Sharing Your Family History Online

A Guide for Family Historians Chris Paton ... You can write your story on a simple word-processing package, add images and then export the final result into ...

Author: Chris Paton

Publisher: Pen and Sword Family History

ISBN: 9781526780300

Category: Reference

Page: 144

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For many enthusiasts pursuing their family history research, the online world offers a seemingly endless archive of digitized materials to help us answer the questions posed by our ancestors. In addition to hosting records, however, the internet also offers a unique platform on which we can host our research and lure in prospective cousins from around the world, to help build up a larger shared ancestral story. In Sharing Your Family History Online, genealogist and best-selling author Chris Paton will explore the many ways in which we can present our research and encourage collaboration online. He will detail the many organizations and social media applications that can permit cooperation, describe the software platforms on which we can collate our stories, and illustrate the many ways in which we can publish our stories online. Along the way, Chris Paton will also explore how we can make our research work further for us, by drawing in experts and distant cousins from around the world to help us break our ancestral brick walls, not just through sharing stories, but by accessing uniquely held documentation by family members around the world, including our very own shared DNA.