Some people think they can’t write an interesting family history. Others find too much drama in the past and find it painful or embarrassing to record. Still others haven’t taken interest in writing their family stories at all.
The truth is that all family histories are fascinating, and all of us can write them well. It just takes some research, imagination, and a willingness to add your own voice.
The article “5 Ways to Write a Family History Worth Reading” gives five tips on how to write your family story. Read the article to learn how to use these five strategies to write a captivating narrative of anyone’s life story.
- Find stories in the facts.
- Gather living memories.
- Lead with an interesting story.
- Think creatively—while sticking to the facts.
- Show yourself.