Expand Your Resources

Feb. 28, 2016 by

Expand Your Resources  It’s important to consider a variety of resources when learning a new skill.  Fill your e-reader or bookshelf with a variety of books to help you learn your craft of family history writing.  I’ve listed a few

2nd Draft Checklist

Feb. 27, 2016 by

2nd Draft Checklist    Now that you’ve finished your first draft it’s time to consider what follows. Before a story is complete, it will go through many stages, each draft resulting in revisions and rewriting.  Use this checklist to do

The Tools of a Family History Writer

Feb. 25, 2015 by

One thing about writing, you don’t need a lot of tools to write, a pen and paper if you really think about it. However, we’ve come a long way from pen and paper, there are all kinds of tools to

The Writer’s Notebook

Feb. 24, 2015 by

The writer’s notebook, it’s not a diary or a journal but a valuable tool to help you develop your writing skills.  It’s a place to be a writer. A writer’s notebook can help you develop your writing skills through a