Day 17 – Finding Your Ancestor’s Voice

Day 17 – Finding Your Ancestor’s Voice

Feb. 17, 2017 by

  It takes time to bring your ancestor’s full personality to the page. This is why writing a draft is so important. It is an opportunity to learn who your ancestor really was and what about your ancestor you want

Putting Words in Their Mouths

Feb. 16, 2015 by

We now know that dialogue is an important element to good scene writing. However, it doesn’t remove our apprehension about using it in our family history stories. It becomes a scary proposition for family historians and often stops many from