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Write it Now, Get it Right Later: Start-to-Finish Tips for Genealogy Writing

  • 18 Jun 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Minnesota Genealogy Center

Presented by J.H. (Jay) Fonkert, sponsored by the Minnesota Genealogical Society

You've done the research. Now it's time to write. Writing it up is the first step in sharing your findings and passing them forward. Explore your options for preparing a quality evidence-based research report. You'll be given tips for starting to write, making your writing better, and getting it into print.

Students who register by June 13 will receive a short pre-class writing exercise. Students will receive instructive feedback during or after the class.

About the Speaker:
J. H. (Jay) Fonkert, CG, researches Norwegian Morstads, Swedish Falks, German Rombkes, English Tidballs, Dutch Zorgdragers, and Kentucky Fawkners from his home in Roseville, Minnesota. He has presented at major national and regional conferences, lectured in a dozen states, taught at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and published more than 80 research and teaching articles, including four in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. He is co-managing editor of Minnesota Genealogist and a past president of the Minnesota Genealogical Society

$30 for MGS Members, $40 for non-members


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