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Create a family photo book

If you don’t have the time or the skills to write a full-length family history or life story, one way...
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Could a ghostwriter help you write your story?

If your ambition is to write your memoir or life story or to write your family history but you just...
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Processing your oral history interview

Once you have successfully completed your interview you are ready for the next and final stage—processing your oral history interview....
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Recording an oral history interview – what equipment do you need?

You don’t necessarily need expensive equipment for recording an oral history interview (for example, you could use a basic digital...
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Setting up your oral history interview

Once you have made all the necessary plans for your oral history interview (i.e. choosing your interviewee, doing the necessary...
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Planning an oral history interview – how to get started

If you are new to oral history the first thing to do before you start planning an oral history interview...
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The oral tradition of storytelling and its role in history

Within families and communities there will be stories that have been passed down through the generations, some of which may...
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What’s in a name? How your surname can connect you to the past

What’s in name? Well, a lot if you look at the history and stories behind the estimated 45,000 different surnames...
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Take a closer look at photos to create memorable stories

If you have a collection of photos but don't know what to do with them, why not use them as...
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Commonly confused and misused words in the English language

There are some words in the English language that sound alike but have different meanings (these are known as homophones)....
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