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Family History Book Specialists Speak at NYC Genealogy Event
Genealogy enthusiasts will get first-hand lessons on how to turn their research into a book at The Genealogy Event in New York City. Nancy and Biff Barnes, editors at Stories To Tell, an editing and book design company, will present two seminars.
“Many genealogists have gathered their research and dream of sharing it in a book. Family histories and memoirs are special, unusual books to create, and these authors need help,” said Nancy Barnes. “An experienced editor can answer questions, teach you what you need to know, and speed you and your book on to completion and successful publication.”
Nancy and Biff Barnes will co-present two sessions. How to Plan and Organize a Family History Book will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. Learn how to sort and organize research materials to generate a book. “We’ll also explore innovative ways to make your family history interesting for general readers,” said Barnes.
Family History Books: Edit, Design and Publish is at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. This session details a step-by-step process that authors can follow to create a family history book, from start to finish.
The Genealogy Event is scheduled for noon-7:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. The program includes 40 speakers and 32 exhibits. Tickets can be purchased at The Genealogy Event website http://www.thegenealogyevent.com
The Stories To Tell exhibit will be #211. Attendees are welcome to bring their questions, book drafts or book project ideas for a free consultation with the editors.
For more information about Stories To Tell or Nancy and Biff Barnes visit the Stories To Tell website http://www.StoriesToTellBooks.com or call Nancy Barnes at 888-577-9342.
For more information on The Genealogy Event visit The genealogy Event website at http://www.thegenealogyevent.com or call Bridget Bray at 212-726-1038.