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Set Your 2014 Goals

20142014 is just hours away. Have you set goals for your research and writing in 2014? Need some ideas to help get you going?

Create a research plan for your genealogy projects.

Make a list of brick walls you have abandoned. What can you do in 2014 to break them down?

Make a list of writing projects you would like to start and complete in 2014.

If you are not active on social media, join Facebook and Twitter. Connect with other researchers.

Make a list of books you want to read in 2014 – both genealogy research books and theme specific books.

Join a genealogy society to network, share ideas, and learn!

Set educational goals for 2014. What records do you want to learn about? On what areas of the country or world do you need information?

We’d love to hear from you and learn what your 2014 goals are. Please share in the comments.

Have a Happy New Year!

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Follow Friday – December 27, 2013

Here are a few posts we found interesting this week. Have you read anything you think our readers should know about? Please post your favorites in the comment section below.

Women’s Memoirs – What Tracks Do You Leave? This post encourages writing and talks about the invisible tracks we each leave every day. How will our descendants know we existed if we do not leave a written record?

Angel in your Inkwell blog – I am Not Diana Nyad. This post talks about organizing and writing.

National Association of Memoir Writers website. They have some free resources for writing.

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