Guest Authors

During the past years of The Family History Writing Challenge, we’ve had the privelege of many guest authors as well as interviews with authors who have shared their expertise, writing challenges and successes. You’ll find a collection of their articles below, they provide a vast array of knowledge and expertise.

Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 

You Don’t Have to Write a Book

 Keeping the Pages Turning 

Making Your Readers Laugh 

Lisa Alzo 

 Writing Your Life Story in 5 Easy Steps 

Writing Your Family History: Once Ancestor at a Time 

Biff Barnes 

A Family History Needs a Frame 

Write Your Family History Using the Tools of Creative Non-Fiction

Julie Cahill

Six Tips for the Time-Starved Family History Writer  

Ryan Littrell

An Interview with Author Ryan Littrell 

Denise Levenick 

Writing and Publishing Family History with Author Denise Levenick 

Linda Gartz

Seven Tips to Meet the Challenge 

Tami Koenig 

Gathering Family Facts on a Timeline 

Marian S. Regan

Theme and the Act of Writing