Lisa Alzo and Thomas MacEntee Pool Their Talents In Offering a Unique Online Educational Event
14 November 2013 – Chicago, IL. Do you want to write your family history in a compelling format to share with family and friends, but having trouble getting started? Perhaps you need inspiration as to format or you just want to build your writing skills. And what’s up with Microsoft Word? Are you frustrated with getting Word to work with you instead of against you? You’ll learn tips, tricks, ideas as well as Word survival skills in the upcoming Genealogy Writing Boot Camp.
What Is Genealogy Writing Boot Camp?
Genealogy authors and educators Lisa A. Alzo and Thomas MacEntee team up to offer this unique online educational event on Saturday 23 November 2013. Classes include:
- Back to Basics: Craft a Compelling Family History Narrative from Start to Finish presented by Lisa A. Alzo, a well-known genealogy educator and author with an M.F.A. in Nonfiction Writing.
- 10 Secrets You Should Know to Survive Microsoft Word presented by Thomas MacEntee, who taught Microsoft Office classes in the corporate world for over 10 years before bringing his teaching and technical skills to the genealogy industry.
What will you find at a typical Hack Genealogy Boot Camp event?
- Live webinars with extended Q&A periods.
- Lunch period “online chats” where participants can exchange ideas about what they’ve learned.
- Easy-to-read handouts that are ready for you to use at home.
- Freebies from presenters including cheat sheets and hand out extras!
- Access to recordings for up to one (1) year!
There are many options when it comes to online genealogy and family history education. Free webinars are great, but some can have limitations when it comes to accessing recordings afterwards and require you to purchase a subscription or membership. Paid options exist but their pricing may be out of your reach.
Hack Genealogy Boot Camp events will always be reasonably priced: from $6.95 for a single webinar up to $29.95 for a full day online event. And there are often early bird coupons and discounts! Offerings are priced to secure the best instructors for the topic and allow them to be fairly compensated and you still get access to great content.
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About Hack Genealogy
Hack Genealogy (http://hackgenealogy.com) is a technology resource for the genealogy community with a focus on “repurposing today's technology for tomorrow's genealogy.” Thomas MacEntee is the driving force between Hack Genealogy whose goal is to provide information on emerging technology inside and outside the genealogy industry.
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About Lisa A. Alzo
http://www.theaccidentalgenealogist.com. For more information see http://www.lisaalzo.com.
About Thomas MacEntee
GeneaBloggers, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth is not easy, but he manages to get the inside track on emerging technologies and vendors as they relate to the genealogy industry. After being laid off from a 25-year career in the tech industry in 2008, Thomas has been able to “repurpose” his skill set for the genealogy community and loves to see other genealogists succeed, whether it is with their own research or building their own careers in the field.
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