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Lynn Palermo

     Lynn Palermo is a family historian with a love for the written word. She is the writing and accountability coach at the Family History Writing Studio. She spends most of her days helping her students enrolled in her flagship writing course, The Masterclass. As a freelance writer and research coach, she has written for Internet Genealogy, Discovering Family History, and Family Chronicles magazines. Named one of the Top 40 Genealogy Blogs by Family Tree Magazine, her posts have also been featured on The National Genealogical Society website.

     But Lynn's passion lies in teaching others how to write their family history stories. She guides family historians through writing their family history stories using a variety of mediums, including online courses, webinars, workshops, ebooks, and one-on-one conversations. Lynn holds a certificate in creative writing from the University of Toronto.

     The author of her own family history book, The Waters of My Ancestors, Lynn knows all too well the challenges genealogists face in writing their family history narratives and producing family history books your family will love. Also, Lynn has written a family history children’s book, Maman’s Special Job and a novella about her 3rd great grandfather, A Journey of Hope, Kilkenny to Canada.

Lynn Palermo

Publishing Your Genealogy: From Idea to Distribution

Saturday, February 18, 2023
Steve Radack Community Center
18650 Clay Road

Meet & Greet: 10:00 am
Program Begins at 10:30 am


    Do you dream of creating a family history book that can be handed down for generations to come? Gone are the days of expensive books reserved for only a few. Today, you can create an heirloom book with few skills, a small investment of your time and no financial risk.

    In this presentation, Lynn will take you on a family history publishing journey. Beginning from the early steps of brainstorming your idea to publishing and distribution, learn tips to make a better book. You’ll explore the options for creating and printing your book and go inside a published family history book for a look at some real-world examples.

If you plan to attend the February meeting virtually, please click on the link above to register. 

Program will be in-person, and via Zoom, unless otherwise stated.

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