Posted in Apps

Scrivener for Geneablogging?

Scrivener for Geneablogging? You bet!

Have you considered Scrivener as a blogging tool? For geneabloggers, it becomes not only a workplace for blogging but a local archive for your growing collection of articles which can then be easily repurposed into any number of other publications.

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Scrivener writing platform

Here you see my Family Stories project in Scrivener opened to a story in the Published folder under the Drafts section.

Posted in Research Notes

On the spot blogging

Get your family involved in family history with on the spot blogging. Here are some options.


As family historians, it’s our job to insure that our current history is captured for future generations as well as protecting and preserving the history of earlier generations. In today’s fast-paced world, that can be a challenge. Fortunately there are a number of easy-to-use and reasonably-priced tools that can help. The first is a camera phone – preferably a smart phone that supports apps, but…

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Write Your Family History – And Send it to the Library of Congress!

Great idea!

When you write your family history, you may only be doing so for your relatives. However, we also invite you to consider sending a copy to the Library of Congress. Compiled genealogies and U.S. local histories are very important to the international research clientele who frequent the institution. The Library seeks to collect all published and self-published works available on these important topics. Through generations of such gifts, the Library has assembled the leading book collection of genealogy and local history information in the world.

And who knows, perhaps not yet discovered relatives will be led back to your family line through your sharing of your family story!

Write Your Family History – And Send it to the Library of Congress! | Library of Congress Blog