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Teasing Out the Hidden Story Behind the Genealogical Facts
Our ancestors were real people with passions, problems, loves, and controversies, but the bare facts of genealogy, those important names, dates, and places, don't give us much sense of who these people were or what their lives were like. Learn to dig deeply into the genealogical details to breathe life into your ancestors' stories.
How to Write Ancestral Stories Even Your Relatives Will Want to Read
Creating a captivating ancestral tale from genealogical facts is like turning fish eggs into caviar: the facts don't change, but the way you describe them makes all the difference. With good research, thoughtful planning, and a dash of ingenuity, we can create engaging genealogical stories designed to entice even seemingly disinterested readers.
Pam entered the field of genealogy after a 21-year career as a professional writer. She does genealogical research for clients, has articles published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and lectures up and down the West Coast.