Month: July 2018

Genealogy 201
Gravestone photos

When Do You Post a Second Photo on Find A Grave?

Many people have varying degrees of photography skills. Some are point and shoot photographers. Others are very skilled. In the age when we’re able to take photos of gravestones, the question arises, when should we post a second photo on a Find A Grave profile (or other websites)? When I go to a cemetery I […]

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Family History Writing Tips - Should I Include That
Writing Family History

Should I Include That? – Family History Writing Tips

After creating numerous heritage scrapbooks, writing the first draft of 120+ ancestor’s lives and turning two into published books, I’ve learned a few things about storytelling. First, scrapbooks have condensed stories from an ancestor’s life. Narratives written in a novella format can have more depth. Register style family histories lack the depth of a narrative […]

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