The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing your Family HistoryeBook - 2000
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your FamilyHistory is a fun, easy-to-follow guide giving basic instruction to researching your past and writing it down in a way that present and future generations will enjoy reading over and over. The book gives you advice on not only finding those long-lost aunts and uncles, but how to ask them just the right questions to get the really good stories out of them. Learn how to ask questions like a journalist, write like a novelist, and research like a genealogist.
Baker & Taylor
Provides advice on how to research and document one's family history, including preserving oral histories, learning about female ancestors, and navigating genealogical resources, and suggests various ways of presenting one's discoveries.