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Monday Morning Mentions



Monday Morning Mentions is an opportunity to reflect on the events of the week at the Armchair Genealogist and in the blogging and book community. Over my morning cappuccino, I will take the opportunity to share with you some of my favourite blogs posts this week and give a nod to my peers.


You can also find me on Facebook. Stop by and leave a message. I often will link some great finds there as well. You can also follow me on twitter at @LynnPal or my twitter paper The Armchair Genealogist Journal.



At the Armchair Genealogist this week, posts included the following:

Monday Morning Mentions
The Moment I Knew - Andrea's Story
Map Your Family History Like a Best-Selling Novel 


This week's mentions include: Internet Genealogy – a great genealogy or internet tip that will benefit any armchair genealogist.

On Jane Friedman's blog this week, Copyright is Not a Verb brings some great clear, simple easy to understand advice from copyright lawyer Brad Frazer. 


Marion Pierre-Louis offered to posts with great resources, first one up is Round-Up of Genealogy Webinar Providers and secondly Why I Love Tom Jones Even More Now! In both posts Marian points us in the direction of some great learning opportunities. 


Shelley from a Sense of Family brings more educational opportunities with 15 Websites for Genealogy Education. 


Writing Family History - great advice or information on writing your family history.
This week’s mention:

This week from The Heart and Craft Writing comes  What's the Difference Between an Essay and a Story? It begs you to ask the question: Is your family history a story or a personal essay? 




Social Media for the Genealogist - this will include social media advice and learning opportunities from experts both inside and outside of the genealogy industry.

This week's mentions: 

More great stuff this week from Duct Tape Marketing including Why Blogging is Even More Critical in the Age of Social . If you're a genealogist and not blogging then this post is for you. 

And you may want to download this free ebook How to Grow an Insanely Profitable Coaching or Consulting Business also from Duct Tape Marketing. 


And we can all use a little find tuning from time to time, so don't miss Jane Friedman's  Build a Better Author Bio For Twitter. Simple and straight forward advice. 

Books that Move and Matter - each week we will feature an ebook or print book with the family historian in mind. It may come as a great source of information, for research or writing or playing to our historical interests, or may just be a great read I think genealogists will love.




This week's pick is a biography by Marlena de Blasi author of One Thousand Days in Venice. Marlena befriends a elderly woman Antonia while on a writing assignment and this is her story. In Antonia and Her Daughters: Secrets, Love, Friendship and Family in Tuscany Marlena tells the story of a young Italian woman during the second World War and the suffering of the Italians during this time including starvation, rape, and the loss of son of so many friends and family. The story of Antonia is told with her permission, after her death, so that her daughters might learn the true story of her life during that time. 


You can find more new genealogy bloggers at Thomas' list of New Genealogy Blogs at Geneabloggers.

For other great reads, Randy at Genea-Musings offers the Best of the Genea-Blogs

Read Friday Finds by Julie Cahill at GenBlog 

Dan Curtis, Professional Personal Historian always puts together some interesting selections in Monday's Link Round-Up.

British and Irish Genealogy blog offers lots of goodies, This week brings Genealogy News for August 17th

And Jana Last list some favorites on Follow Friday -- Fab Finds for August 17, 2012 by Jana Last on Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog. 

Have a great genealogy week, keep researching and writing!

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