Society Webinars

October 3, 2024 7:00 pm ET

Don’t let the prospect of writing a family history or preserving family stories overwhelm you! Learn about free or low-costs practical apps and software that will help you accomplish your family history writing goals. This up-dated-for-2024 webinar shows a range of software, smartphone apps, and websites which help family historians with their writing projects.

Audience: All levels

  • Tools for developing ideas for stories: idea banks, brainstorming techniques, mind
    maps and mind mapping software
  • Using timelines to develop and refine stories
  • Widely available free and lost cost text-recognition and voice to text tools and how
    to use them when working with importing family documents into a narrative
  • Tools for organizing story ideas and research: Trello and Scrivener
  • Tools for proofreading, editing, and improving your craft
  • Productivity and goal setting tools, including Todoist, Scrivener, and NaNoWriM

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