You Ought to Write All That Down: A Guide to Organizing and Writing Genealogical Narrative, Revised Edition


A companion piece to In Search of Family History, A Starting Place. We all have been told that we should write a book. Here is a complete, detailed, and well written guide for planning, organizing, writing, publishing and selling such a work. Included are sections on how to glean the most information from some old sources, write interestingly and clearly, site sources and avoid copyright problems. Instructions also cover the use of numbering systems, illustrations, charts, pedigrees, maps, and writings of others.

Paul Drake

(1998), 2007, 8½x11, paper, index, 218 pp.

ISBN: 9780788409899