family history

Woman reading outside

A family history has a broad scope and covers at least several generations. It explores the lives and interconnections of multiple relatives, as well as outsiders who were influential in the family members’ lives. As the author of the family history, you may not appear prominently: your primary role will be as historian rather than… Read more »

Duck dabbling

Are you headed for a family history, autobiography, or memoir? Because writing has an unnerving ability to silently turn east and leave you thinking you’re still heading north, having a destination in mind can be useful on the trip.