Writing Your Family History: Taking the First Step
October 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Workshop fee: Members-$15; Non-members-$20
Come to the Folsom Tavern for a genealogy workshop to help you get started tracing your roots or for help with your ongoing project. The informative presentation will be followed by workshop time for questions, advice, and expert support.
Presented by Penny Stratton: A veteran of the book publishing industry, Penny retired as NEHGS Publishing Director in June 2016; she continues to consult with the Society on publications projects. Among the more than 65 titles she managed at NEHGS are The Great Migration Directory, Elements of Genealogical Analysis, Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, and the award-winning Descendants of Judge John Lowell of Newburyport, Massachusetts She has written for American Ancestors magazine and is a regular poster on Vita Brevis. With Henry B. Hoff, Penny is coauthor of Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Write and Publish Your Family History; she is also the author of several Portable Genealogists on writing and publishing topics.