Posts Tagged With: education

Follow Friday – Writing Resources

Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. ~Jeanette Winterson Do you feel like that? Here are a few writing books I love and have collected. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Practice

Fall is here and more often than not, we are stuck inside. That makes it the perfect time to focus on writing! Here are a few websites to get the creative juices flowing. Writer’s Digest Writing Prompts Story Starter Prompts Writing Forward – this website has many categories of writing prompts. Do you have a […]

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Follow Friday – Katie Andrews Potter

Have you heard of Katie Andrews Potter? If you are a genealogist and have not, you need to know about her. Katie lives near Indianapolis, Indiana and loves family history. According to her author’s bio, she has filled many spiral bound notebooks with stories and story ideas. The idea for her new book Going Over […]

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Finishing the Story Presentation

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 – 7:00 p.m. I will present  Finishing the Story. This lecture consists of three case studies presented on World War I and II military ancestors who died in service, locating their records, and telling their stories. The presentation is being held at the Algonquin Public Library. Hope to see you there! […]

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Breaking It Down – Put It In Date Order

I have been working on a friend’s genealogy off and on when I have time for the last three years. Found out he has two Civil War soldiers on his dad’s side. We have not done his mom’s side yet. My friend ordered the pension files for these two soldiers and had them shipped to […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Get Out and Be Social

You have heard us all talk about being social online. But what about taking that a step further and actually meeting some of your online friends IN REAL LIFE? Some of you know I made three really amazing friends in the last year on Twitter and FaceBook. Together, we form the Fab Four, as Laura […]

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