Family History

Unlock Your Family Story: writing & publishing your family’s history - FULL

Is your family story locked in your accumulated documents and trees?  Does your family ask for the stories?  Then it’s time to pull it all together and publish that story!

Join Brenda L. Smith and Andrea Lister for this online program to guide you through putting your research on the page and packaging it to share with your family.  Topics include: preparing to write, editing, legal necessities, choosing the right format, and an assignment to get you started.

Five online classes will be on alternate Wednesday evenings, 6:30-7:30pm: January 27, February 10, February 24, March 10, March 24.  Series registration is required. 

This online series will be presented using Microsoft Teams, a free and secure downloadable app available here.


Andrea Lister wears many hats. She is the principal of Absolutely Literate, a communications service specializing in editing, research, genealogy, writing, design, and marketing; former editor of British Columbia History magazine; author of several books; and experienced researcher, editor, coach, and image harvester.

Brenda L. Smith has been a family history consultant, writer and presenter since 1999. For Cloverdale Genealogy Collection, Brenda developed Start Searching Your Family History: A Beginners' Workshop and Start Writing Your Family History: A Communications Workshop.



Digital Branch Online

Microsoft Teams




Registration Closed. Program is Full.

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