Writing a Non-boring Family History (Revised Edition) by Hazel Edwards

Regular price $22.95

ISBN 9780868067162

Family history sleuthing is the biggest hobby worldwide. Amid a sea of genealogy books, Hazel Edwards has written a practical handbook on how to craft stories about our ancestors in an interesting way that other people will want to read.

  • interview elderly relatives and people close to the family
  • use anecdotes and record memories
  • do justice to intriguing ancestors
  • structure the drama and tension
  • inject life into a name on a shipping list
  • present the family's secrets diplomatically

This revised edition of Hazel's best-selling guide to writing a family history acknowledges the latest e-formats that writers use, includes helpful tips on how to write history for children or write a eulogy, and covers the growing interest in touring military battlefields and researching onsite material.

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