APH Weekly Blog Roundup: Online Memoir, The Ballet, and Travel Stories

This weeks collection of blog posts from members of the Association of Personal Historians gives us a look at some unique ways to tell and share our personal stories. Linda Bugbee of Life Stories Online gives us a step by step guide in starting our own online memoir in How to Start an Online Memoir. “One day I… Read More »

APH Weekly Blog Roundup: APH Conference News, A Memoir Book Review, A Good Investment, and Mommy Art

This week’s collection of blog postings by members of the Association of Personal Historians is chock-full of information about our upcoming conference in Texas with a peek at a seminar presenter as well as discussions of creativity and some important investments. Lisa Kagan of Family Heirloom Arts invites us to check out mother artists and writers in The Miracle… Read More »

Kick It Up! 2016 APH Conference Registration Opens Soon

Registration opens July 1 for this year’s international conference for the Association of Personal Historians: Join us to Kick It Up! in Fort Worth, Texas, October 23-27. Advance programs are in the mail now. For the 21st year, personal historians from around the world will gather to learn more about how to “kick up” their business with workshops and… Read More »

Meet 2016 Pre-Conference Seminar Presenter Patricia Charpentier – APH6

All-day pre-conference seminars have proven to be popular offerings at APH conferences, and the 2016 APH conference in Fort Worth, Texas, will be no exception. In this podcast, you’ll meet APH member Patricia Charpentier. Patricia is the author of Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time and she’s one of two pre-conference seminar presenters for “Kick It Up,”… Read More »

APH Weekly Blog Roundup: Online Memoirs, A Father’s Day Story, mysterious photographs, and an Interview with Francie King

This week we have something for everyone! Members of the Association of Personal Historians are blogging about all things personal history, including tips on the pre-interview, discovering the real story behind old pictures, and even how gardening can impact our histories. Dawn M. Roode of Modern Heirloom Books shares how pictures can spark creativity in “His are the… Read More »