The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History

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Alpha Books, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 418 pages
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your FamilyHistory is a fun, easy-to-follow guide giving basic instruction to researching your past and writing it down in a way that present and future generations will enjoy reading over and over. The book gives you advice on not only finding those long-lost aunts and uncles, but how to ask them just the right questions to get the really good stories out of them. Learn how to ask questions like a journalist, write like a novelist, and research like a genealogist.

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Lynda Rutledge Stephenson is a freelance journalist who has contributed to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Post, Women's World magazine, and Midwest Living. She is also a professional writer who has collaborated on more than 14 books, including Give Us A Child and StarLIFE. A native Texan, Lynda lives with her husband in San Diego.

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