Why Attend the Family History Writers Retreat

Why Attend the Family History Writers Retreat

I have been collecting pieces of stories for years as I have researched my family tree. Stories are gathering in my head, begging to be told. I love my ancestors because I know their stories. But will my family, my grandchildren love their ancestors unless I share their stories? I need time, time set aside to just write. No interruptions, no distractions, I need concentrated, focused time. Want time to work on your portfolio for certification or accreditation? I want 4 days in the beautiful Colorado Rockies, with hiking, swimming and hot tubbing to offer a respite from writing. I want to be surrounded by a few like-minded souls to share delicious home cooked meals and writing workshops offered to inspire and improve my writing? Where do I sign up! Jill Morelli and I couldn't find it offered, so we created it. September 19-23, 2018 in Silverthorne, Colorado. We will pick you up from the Denver airport and cart you away to writer's bliss. Need something to help you visualize Continue reading

Portfolio Writing Help at Family History Writer’s Retreat

Portfolio Writing Help at Family History Writer’s Retreat

Is all the writing in research reports, proof arguments and kinship studies, that are needed for your portfolio to apply for certification to become a Certified Genealogist through the Board for Certification of Genealogists stoping you from moving forward? Come to the Family History Writer's Retreat in the beautiful Rocky Mountains this fall and let Jill Morelli, CG be your mentor. Jill directs groups that are looking to become certified. At the retreat, you have the opportunity to work with her first hand and pick her brain! During the retreat, we will discuss portfolio writing of Case Studies using Warren Bittner’s outline of things not to forget. Don't want to lug all your books with you? We will bring our reference library so you don’t have to. The evening session on portfolios will be directed by your questions and interests. Numbering systems, and how Jill writes her own client reports, and she will share how she implements “write as you go” to improve her Continue reading