Wednesday, September 16, 2015

You CAN Write Your Family History!

We all have stories to tell about our families. That is what genealogy is about; telling our family stories, with source citations!

And we all seem compelled to share those stories with others! But often times, as we get bogged down in the story of how we had to comb through the dusty crumbling land records in the dank musty basement to locate the proof that our great great great grandfather ---

Okay. I have already lost you, haven't I? And by then our audience's eyes have glazed over.

But if you could just write a book!!

Writing a family history book may seem overwhelming and an unreachable goal. But it doesn't have to be.

You might be thinking "I am not a writer!" Or "I almost flunked  English Composition!
I could never write a book!" But you don't have to write "the great American novel" on your first try. You can start small, with little stories.

And most computer word processing programs let you know when you've made a grammatical or spelling error.

Come join us at the Genealogy Lock-In on September 18th 6:30-10:30 p.m. and learn how you can make your family history book a reality.

Click HERE to register for the Lock-In. Or call the library at 330-722-4257.

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