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Is it still a great time to become a personal historian?

May 14, 2017

Tags: personal history, memoir, memoir coach, family history, Association of Personal Historians

by Pat McNees (updated the month the Association of Personal Historians filed for bankruptcy--but individual personal historians are still at your service)

Since 1990 I've been helping people and organizations tell their life stories. If you're nosy, love to do interviews, like shaping them into a compelling narrative, and either know how to produce and independently publish a book or are willing to learn and/or subcontract some stages of the process, (more…)

Seniors Today interview about personal histories

February 27, 2015

Tags: Pat McNees, Debbie Brodsky, Association of Personal Historians

Want to know what a personal history is and what personal historians do? So did Austin Heyman, who interviewed Debbie Brodsky and me for a Montgomery County, MD, cable show, Seniors Today.