Family History NaNoWriMo Contest – 12-15 November 2015

Enter this week's Family History NaNoWriMo Contest at GeneaBloggers and win a copy of Writing Life Stories from Writer's Digest!

A NaNoWriMo Contest at GeneaBloggers!

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During National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), GeneaBloggers and The Accidental Genealogist are helping to get genealogists and family historians to write their own life stories.

Writing Life Stories

Get started with a copy of Writing Life Stories by Bill Roorbach, with Kristen Keckler, PhD, available at the Writer’s Digest Store. “This 10th anniversary edition of the popular classic offers friendly instruction and stimulating exercises with updated information on current memoir writing trends, ethics, Internet research, and marketing ideas. Learn techniques for recalling memories, access emotions, shape scenes from experience, develop characters, and more. This is your time to turn untold life stories into personal essays or even a published book.”

Better yet, why not enter the Family History NaNoWriMo Contest this week and you could win a FREE copy of Writing Life Stories, valued at $16.99. We’ll select one (1) lucky winner!

You could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CST on Sunday 15 November 2015. Click here to enter!

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Family History NaNoWriMo Contest – 5-8 November 2015

Enter this week's Family History NaNoWriMo Contest at GeneaBloggers and win a copy of Writing Your Legacy from Writer's Digest!

A NaNoWriMo Contest at GeneaBloggers!

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Have you ever wanted to write your own life story, but did not know how to get started? Perhaps you worry that no one will find your life experiences interesting? The fact is, more and more people are taking the time to document their own lives so they can share the story with their children and grandchildren.

As genealogists, we seem to spend so much time gathering evidence on our ancestors and then documenting their lives, that we neglect our own. During National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), why not focus on you and your story? Chances are that your family and friends will find it pretty amazing!

Get started with a copy of Writing Your Legacy by Richard Campbell and Dr. Cheryl Svensson, available at the Writer’s Digest Store. In this guide you’ll learn the “Guided Autobiography” process with step-by-step instructions on getting started.

Get started with a copy of Writing Your Legacy by Richard Campbell and Dr. Cheryl Svensson, available at the Writer’s Digest Store. In this guide you’ll learn the “Guided Autobiography” process with step-by-step instructions on getting started.

With Writing Your Legacy you’ll learn:

  • The difference between writing memoirs, autobiographies and life stories
  • Step-by-step instructions for starting and finishing your life story
  • Exercises to help you capture memories
  • The main themes of memoir writing and how to apply them to your life story
  • How to get your memoir published

Better yet, why not enter the Family History NanoWriMo Contest this week and you could win a FREE copy of Writing Your Legacy, valued at $16.99. We’ll select one (1) lucky winner!

You could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CST on Sunday 8 November 2015. Click here to enter!

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Contest: Win a Flip-Pal® Mobile Scanner

Enter the Win a Flip-Pal® Mobile Scanner Contest this week and you could win a Flip-Pal® mobile scanner PLUS package valued at $149.99.

A Flip-Pal Contest at GeneaBloggers!

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Are you ready to scan and digitize all your precious family photos as the cold weather sets in over the next few months? Perhaps you want to scan photos and get busy creating holiday gifts for family and friends? Whatever the reason, you know you want a Flip-Pal mobile scanner and here’s your chance to win one this week!

Flip-Pal the original flip scanner

Enter the Win a Flip-Pal® Mobile Scanner Contest this week and you could win a Flip-Pal® mobile scanner PLUS package valued at $149.99. We’ll select one winner for the amazing prize!

The Flip-Pal® mobile scanner is the world’s original mobile scanner, designed by and supplied exclusively by Couragent, Inc. The Flip-Pal mobile scanner enables you to effortlessly scan items. Precious photos, important documents, fragile records of personal and family history, detailed coins, jewelry, medals, hand-drawn art, and other keepsakes. Now they can be safely stored digitally rather than scattered, lost or hidden. Then create your story from those memories and connect with family and friends. Take advantage of the patented flip-and-scan technology to scan photos while still in the album or frame, and treating fragile personal records gently. The EasyStitch software quickly and automatically reassembles multiple scans into their larger original. Unlike alternative solutions that don’t have the combination of mobility, simplicity, accuracy, versatility, and keeping the original safe, the Flip-Pal mobile scanner is compact, simple to operate, has high resolution, quick scan time, battery power, SD memory, and a computer is not required to scan.

The PLUS model is a great value. It includes the Flip-Pal Cleaning Cloth, SD to USB Adaptor, and Tips for Memory Keepers Ebook, with the Flip-Pal mobile scanner model 100C.

Everything you need to start scanning is in the box.

  • SD to USB adapter
  • 4GB SD memory card (installed)
  • Four AA batteries (installed)
  • Flip-Pal Toolbox software with EasyStitch (on the SD card)
  • Quick Start Guide

And once you’ve entered, return to the contest and share that “lucky link” URL via social media and send to friends. You’ll receive FIVE additional entries for each friend who uses your link to enter the contest!

This is a $149.99 value and you could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CST on Sunday 1 November 2015.