Are you struggling to write your family history? Try these three techniques to help non-writers start writing their ancestors’ stories.
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Discover tips, techniques and writing prompts to start telling your ancestors’ stories.
The first step to telling your ancestor’s stories is to find them.
Start with the Essential Ancestor Discovery Worksheet.Learn More
Essential Ancestor Discovery Worksheet
Find your ancestor, track your discoveries, and build a profile ready to convert into stories.
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Writing your family history? 3 easy-to-action to start doing today so it feels like your ancestors’ stories are writing themselves.
Don’t know how to start telling your ancestors stories? Use these 260 family history questions to get started and unlock your stories.
Writing can be hard and starting is the hardest. Use writing prompts to help you unlock your inner storyteller.
Have a conversation with the future generations by documenting your story so your descendants can learn what you want them to know.