Day 20 – Overcoming Grammar Hurdles

Day 20 – Overcoming Grammar Hurdles

Feb. 20, 2017 by

The following is a guest post by Devon Noel Lee.  Since I was a little girl, I’ve struggled in one skill set. Written Communication. Handwriting marks on my report card rarely rose above “Needs Improvement.” I argued with my mother

Re-Visioning and Editing Your Family History Narrative

Feb. 23, 2015 by

Today’s post is courtesy of our guest author by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, MFA, CG As a writer, you should look upon the act of revising not as unavoidable drudgery, but instead as a blessing, a luxury…. Most people look at revision

Improving Your Story through Feedback

Feb. 25, 2014 by

Once you’ve entered the revision stage of your writing journey, you may find yourself seeking feedback on your family history stories.  Of course, you know you can turn to friends and family, but their advice may fail to offer you

Writing is Revision, Revision is Writing!

Feb. 23, 2014 by

I don’t really like to distinguish between writing and revision; to me they are one in the same.  The word revision itself leads us to believe that our work is done and we’re merely giving a little polish, when in