When Is The Best Time To Write Your Ancestors Epic Life Story?
A popular question to pop up in my inbox is when do you have enough information to start to write your ancestors stories. Is one discovery enough? Two? Ten?
And this is family history that we’re talking about. We both know that when it comes to genealogy research you don’t always know when you’ll find out something new. So maybe you’ll discover more — a lot more — and it certainly feels like you’re hot on the trail of some incredible stories.
Plus time is precious. You don’t want to waste energy and effort writing engaging anecdotes that need to be rewritten because you discovered the important details down the track. That’s time you could dedicate to your research to find out more facts, and more ancestors.
In episode 28 of the Art of Family History, I’m sharing my thoughts on writing as you research, and how to use this process to benefit both your discovery and storytelling journey.
Join me to find out more of my thoughts on the :
- the no.1 rule when writing a family history
- story snippets – what are they and why you should create them
- sharing your genealogy journey inside an ancestral story
- the best formats for sharing research discoveries.
Are your writing fingers ready? Let’s dive in.
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