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What John Colletta Taught Me…

by Memoir Mentor on January 16, 2010

I attended a most interesting conference this week, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. I enrolled in John Colletta’s course, “Producing a Quality Family History.” It was relaxing to be a student rather than a presenter for a change, and I so enjoyed learning from such a charming, capable teacher. I read Colletta’s laudable Only a Few Bones [...]


Where I’ve Been…

by Memoir Mentor on November 3, 2009

I’ve been presenting seminars recently for a variety of groups ,so I haven’t had time for blogging. I spoke to an enthusiastic group of genealogists in the Southern California Genealogy Society in October about writing family histories. At the end of the month my husband and I flew to Pennsylvania and attended the annual conference [...]


Conference for Personal Historians

by Memoir Mentor on August 7, 2009

Each year the Association of Personal Historians stages a conference for people in the business of creating personal histories in various kinds of media for individuals, families, companies, pets, and more. I’m always amazed at the number of talented people who are involved in this business and who come to the conference from all over the [...]

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