How to Write a Non-Boring Family History
Summary:Recent lockdown de-cluttering has uncovered family stories. The extraordinary “ordinary” stories of quiet heroes deserve to be told. Researching and finding the best way to tell these stories can be a fascinating journey and the chance to create a valuable resource for your descendants. Suitable for those contemplating or struggling with a book length project such as a family history, corporate history, or autobiography/memoir. Also for those creating family history stories for younger children.
You will Learn:
Structuring a Book
Anecdultery: Making it interesting for the reader
Time Management/Overcoming procrastination.
Handling Family Secrets
Publishing, Launching and Marketing
About Hazel Edwards
‘Complete Your Book in a Year’ and ‘Writing a Non Boring Family History’ are relevant for this course, but Hazel’s best known is ‘There’s a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake’ series. In 2013 Hazel was awarded an OAM for Literature. Her memoir ‘Not Just a Piece of Cake-Being an Author’ (also on AUDIBLE) explores longterm creativity. Society of Women Writers (Victoria) patron,Hazel writes a birthday story for each of her grandsons.
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