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Have you heard about the Family History Writing Challenge? It is the creation of Lynn Palermo, better known as The Armchair Genealogist.  Lynn created the challenge to help family historians stop procrastinating and start writing their family history.  During the challenge, participants commit to writing a minimum of 250 words about their family history.  By the end of the 30 day challenge, participants should have a good start on writing up stories on much of that research they've done and be in the habit of taking the time to consistently write their findings up. Lynn helps participants overcome their biggest writing challenges and guides them on the writing process with weekly messages.  There is also a forum for participants to ask questions, share their experiences, and help each other.  2013 will be the third year for the challenge.


I'm excited to be a part of the challenge this year.  I'm hoping to make some progress on the book I started writing a couple of years ago on my dad's family history.  For more information, go to The Armchair Genealogist or click on the badge on my sidebar.  Maybe I'll actually get that book finished and my family will be able to quit asking when it will be ready for them to read!
 


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Debbie
01/30/2013 3:59pm

Reving up to start the challenge tomorrow!

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