You can write your family history book this year. Go from the starting point to published utilizing tips and strategies from leading genealogists and writers during the Saturday, 29 June 2019 eConference organized by Family History Fanatics!
End the Overwhelm of Writing a Family History
Writing a family history “Book” is an overwhelming task in many minds, but there is no reason for that. With simple strategies to write your first story, your first draft of a longer book, and tips to spice the story up before publishing it, you can write a family history book this year! And you can enjoy the journey.
Join in on the must-watch virtual conference for genealogist and family historians who want to write their family history THIS YEAR!
Writing eConference Details
- Day: Saturday, 29 June 2019
- Time: 8:30 am 3:00 pm (Central)
- IF YOU CAN NOT WATCH LIVE, then you can watch the replay for 30 days IF you register before 28 June.
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Writing eConference Topics and Presenters
The quick schedule for the conference includes these presenters, in this order:
- Writing Your Family’s Stories in Bite-Sized Pieces – Amy Johnson Crow
- A Recipe for Writing Family History – Devon Noel Lee
- Adding Social History to Family History Writing – Lisa Lisson
- You Down with KDP? Ya, You Know Me!: Preparing Your Manuscript for Self Publication – Dan Earl
After the individual sessions, the four panelists will return for an open panel discussion about writing.
Register Early and Save on the Writing eConference
Early bird pricing is $19.99 until June 19th.
After that, pricing will increase to $24.99.
You MUST register by June 28th to watch the eConference and obtain the handouts.
Register Now at this link: familyhistoryfanatics.com/writingconf
More About the Presenters for the Writing eConference
Description: Writing your family history doesn’t have to mean writing a huge book. See why writing in small pieces can be effective as both a research tool and a way to share, and also learn how to make the writing process a bit easier.
More about Amy: Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist, author, editor, and lecturer. She is a regular presenter at national and state genealogy conferences. She is the voice behind the podcast, Generations Cafe.
Description: Information in a record can give clues to further your research but what is the story? Devon shares a four-step process that will help you analyze all the information contained in the document.
More about Devon: Author, Speaker, and Family Historian. Devon Noel Lee specializes in preserving and sharing family memories and motivating budding genealogists. She has published over 60 books, including a memoir and four family history how-to books.
Description: Understanding the world our ancestors lived in is crucial to understanding the choices they made and ultimately the records they generated. Explore why Social History is important to understanding and sharing an ancestor’s story, where to find sources of social history and examples of a variety of types of social history records.
More about Lisa: Lisa Lisson is the writer, educator and genealogy researcher behind “Are You My Cousin?” and believes researching your genealogy does not have to be overwhelming. All you need is a solid plan, a genealogy toolbox, and the knowledge to use those tools.
Description: Now that you’ve actually completed your manuscript, and have it as polished as you can get it, how do you turn it into a Kindle eBook? We’re going to look at the steps you need to take to get your manuscript ready for publication. We’re going to look at resources for creating engaging, professional quality cover art, and how to help your ebook make money.
More about Dan: Dan has been involved in family history for almost thirty years. When he’s not tromping through graveyards, researching in archives, or speaking around the country about family history, Dan is also an award-winning author, who has been traditionally published as well as self-published.
Meet the Writing eConference Producers
The conference produces are the Family History Fanatics, a genealogy education company that focuses on putting the fun in online learning. See the difference the FHF Group puts together for you! If you are interested in scheduling your own eConference fundraiser, visit our website.