Guide to Genealogical Writing
Author: Henry B. Hoff and Penny Stratton
Published: Late August 2014
Whether you are new to genealogy or have been researching for years, this improved edition of our bestselling "writing guide" will help you present your findings in writing.
Using examples from NEHGS's award-winning publications, our experts show you how to write your family history clearly and accurately—from building a genealogical sketch to adding images to indexing. An appendix on genealogical style covers alternate spellings of names, when and how to use lineage lines, how to include adopted children and stepchildren, aspects of double dating, and other issues faced by genealogical writers. This update of Genealogical Writing in the 21st Century is a must-have for anyone interested in sharing their research!
"This new guide for genealogical writing is replete with thought-provoking information that readers and writers can absorb as they plan how best to prepare their work for publication." -- National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 2015