Passing it on

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  You can write your family history.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Carmack’s guide to copyright & contracts: a primer for genealogists, writers & researchers.

Gouldrup, Lawrence P.  Writing the family narrative.

 

Inspiring examples illustrating the part of individuals in the broad sweep of history:

Gates, Henry Louis.  Faces of America:  how 12 extraordinary people discovered their pasts.

Matthews, Linda H.  Middling folk: three seas, three centuries, one Scots-Irish family.