Program: Beyond Dry Facts: Telling the Stories of Your Ancestors
Our March 16 program “Beyond Dry Facts: Telling the Stories of Your Ancestors” by Laura Hedgecock begins at 6:30 pm. Visitors (not LCGS members) need to register below to receive the Zoom info and handout.
President Larry Doyle provides a brief overview of our society with the latest committee reports followed by tonight’s program.
Reminder: Visitors are welcome and can register below to receive the Zoom info and handout!
Have you researched your ancestors but don’t know how to transition from researcher to writer? Laura Hedgecock shares down-to-earth strategies to help you write compelling, relatable stories about your ancestors. Learn how to convert researched facts into stories that engage imaginations and connect hearts.
Laura Hedgecock is an author, speaker, freelance writer and GeneaBlogger passionate about helping others tell stories which connect loved ones with their family and ancestry.
Her book, MEMORIES OF ME: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO TELLING AND SHARING THE STORIES OF YOUR LIFE, guides and empowers memory collectors with down-to-earth, practical advice and creative ideas. Her website, TreasureChestofMemories.com, provides pragmatic advice on preserving and sharing memories and family stories.
Laura serves as President of the 3400+ member GeneaBloggers organization and is Secretary of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and Detroit Working Writers. She also authored BLOGGING FOR FAMILY HISTORY, which provides a road map for launching a blog and making it successful.
Be sure to use our Thursday afternoon (except holiday weeks) genealogy help session from 1 to 3 pm at the Fort Collins Downtown Library. Members or visitors: please send an email to Genealogyhelp@lcgsco.org with your request, and if for an ancestor, please send your family tree info from Ancestry, MyHeritage or a family tree image from your genealogy software.
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