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Bringing Your Ancestors to Life

Bringing Your Ancestors to Life

In the last month, I’ve had the great pleasure of spending time with genealogists in Flagler County, The Villages, and Sarasota. Many of them have been researching family history for thirty years or more; one woman dedicated much of the last sixty years to discovering branches of her family tree. That’s a lot of names, dates, and places, but it…

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The Villages Genealogical Society

The Villages Genealogical Society

Thank you so much for the warm welcome to The Villages Genealogical Society. I was quite impressed  with your group and the quality of writing in the few exercises we read. I’m sure yours was wonderful, too. Here’s a link to a copy of the poem I read, “Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon and some of the responses written…

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Highlights of the Florida Writers Association annual conference

Highlights of the Florida Writers Association annual conference

Writing conversations flowed, attendees exchanged business cards and dreams, and tips on everything from point of view to editing to writing stories for Chicken Soup for the Soul swirled around the Florida Writers Association’s eleventh annual conference this weekend. More than six hundred writers of all levels and genres gathered at the Lake Mary Marriott to meet other writers, learn…

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Florida Writers Association Annual Conference

The Magic of the Pen Friday, October 19th – Sunday, October 21st Orlando Marriott in Lake Mary The Florida Writers Association’s annual conference, The Magic of the Pen, officially begins on Friday, October 19th and runs through Sunday, October 21st. On Friday, Patricia Charpentier, award winning author of Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time, presents…

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