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Write Your Family History Value Pack

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  • You aspire to write about the lives of your ancestors
  • You want to learn how to document your family research in narrative form
  •   You want to enhance your creative writing skills

It's the job of family researchers to collect, curate and preserve information on the lives of our ancestors. But after a time, once vital information is acquired, records gathered and photos are digitized, more ambitious genealogists may choose to memorialize their family tree in prose. Whether biography is your bag or you prefer the challenge of historical fiction, this Value Pack will equip you with both the physical and mental tools to take off on your narrative journey.


  • How to create a plot with momentum
  • Where to look for source information and background for your project
  • How to create believable characters and dialogue
  • How to organize your research into a timeline
  • How to identify an audience and form a complete narrative
  • How to include timelines, historical events, and questions to get your creative juices flowing
  • How to add your existing word processor documents and photographs
  • How to publish your completed histories to printer, word processor or PDF

The Write Your Family History Value Pack includes:

Writing Your Family Memoir independent study course

Writing Your Family Memoir independent study course
Digital Download

You've collected oral histories, personal memories, journal entries, photographs, letters and countless other documents - now find out how to weave them together into a compelling story.

The Write Your Family Memoir Independent Study Course is a self-guided, "offline" version of our online Family Tree University course. You receive the same curriculum and supplemental materials, but you do the work completely on your own, making them an ideal choice for students who truly want to work at their own pace.

RETAIL: $99.99

Seven Tips to Write Your Family History article download (from Mar/Apr issue)

Seven Tips to Write Your Family History article download (from Mar/Apr issue)
Digital Download

Have you daydreamed of writing up your family history but never actually started (or finished) a project? Maybe you've thought about penning a biography of a grandparent. Perhaps you hope to create a book of family photos or a volume showcasing your connection to the House of Tudor. Brush up your family history writing and paint your ancestors with words. These size questions will get you going.

RETAIL: $4.00

Personal Historian Version 2 CD

Personal Historian Version 2 CD

Personal Historian is software which assists you in writing personal histories, memoirs, and biographies about yourself, your family, and other individuals. It breaks this seemingly monumental task into small, manageable pieces and then reconstructs it into a complete, publishable document. From start to finish, Personal Historian makes writing a life story fast, fun, and easy.
RETAIL: $29.95

Writing Life Stories

Writing Life Stories
Digital Download

This 10th anniversary edition of the popular classic offers friendly instruction and stimulating exercises with updated information on current memoir writing trends, ethics, Internet research, and marketing ideas. Learn techniques for recalling memories, access emotions, shape scenes from experience, develop characters, and more. This is your time to turn untold life stories into personal essays or even a published book.

RETAIL: $16.99

25% off Instructor-Guided Family Tree University Course

These courses are often the most instructor-engaged. Depending on the course topic, lessons may be heavily driven by readings and quizzes, while others are more engaging, with interactive exercises and detailed discussions on the discussion board. Because these classes are the longest of our course selection, they are often the most extensive, covering every angle of a genealogy topic. With this coupon, save 25 percent on any of our Instructor Guided FTU Courses, a full list of which can be viewed here.

SKU U7999
File Type PDF, ZIP
Format Collection

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