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Tuesday’s Tip – #Genchat

Have you heard of #Genchat? It is a Twitter Chat that allows genealogists from around the world to collaborate. Two Friday evening’s a month you can sign onto Twitter and participate. The next #Genchat will be held on Friday, April 26. You can view the entire year’s schedule here. 

Here are the upcoming April – July chats. All chats start at 9:00 Central Standard Time. And additional details can be found on the schedule page.

  • 26 Apr: Oral Histories and Interviews
  • 10 May: LIVE! From the NGS Conference in Las Vegas! 
  • 24 May: Utilizing Census Records
  • 14 Jun: Data Analysis: Do you see what you have for all its worth?
  • 28 Jun: Cemetery Projects
  • 12 Jul: Your Latest Greatest Find! Share with us!
  • 26 Jul: Putting Flesh on the Bones; Telling the Stories

Have you participated in #Genchat? What did you think? What great things did you learn? How has that helped you with your research and telling the story of your family?

© 2013 Sort Your Story, Sonoma, California

 

Follow Friday – Writing Posts

Have you been writing your family history? Have you thought about the various ways to write it? Check out some of these writing posts and give it a try!

Get Writing, Know Your History

The Armchair Genealogist’s A 10 Step Plan For: Getting Sources & Citations Under Control 

While you are on The Armchair Genealogist, download Lynn’s free ebook The Complete Guide to the Family History Interview

Writing Your Way to the Past’s Mashable Highlighted 2 Storytelling Apps This Week

Need a way to organize your writing? Check out Scrivener.

© 2013, Sort Your Story, Sonoma, CA

 

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