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Scrivener for the Family Historian

ScrivenerFamilyHistorianWriting your family history can be complicated. Now there’s help!

Scrivener is the No.1 writing software on the market. Scrivener for the Family Historian will guide genealogists to becoming well-organized and productive family history writers. Written by genealogy professional, author and long-time Scrivener user, Lynn Palermo, you’ll learn to outline, organize, write, revise and publish your family history using Scrivener.

Whether you’re writing a family history story, a memoir, life story or an epic novel, this guide is designed to help you start working with Scrivener immediately. No long manual to read, this Scrivener guide is ideal for the beginner writer regardless of the genre. Learn to write with Scrivener in simple, uncomplicated terms.
This book also includes links to Scrivener Family History templates and video tutorials.

Author – Lynn Palermo (the Armchair Genealogist)
Kindle – $2.99
Paperback – $14.99

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Little Stories


Yesterday, while sorting through some of The Family Archive, I stumbled onto this little jewel from our time in Germany. I worked for Boston University’s Overseas Programs at Hammonds Barracks – about halfway between Mannheim and Heidelberg. It’s a decorated egg shell created by a co-worker’s husband. He made one for each of us in that office. Twenty-five years later, it’s still intact and a treasured memory of those days.

Our family histories are full of little stories. How are you capturing yours? Continue reading “Little Stories”