Author Laura HedgecockLaura Hedgecock’s passion for helping others share their stories stems from a gift left by her grandmother. Shortly before her death, Hazel Crymes passed on an old spiral notebook filled with a lifetime of memories, which she dubbed her “Treasure Chest of Memories.”  Her writings included childhood memories, stories of her children as they grew, good recipes, and wisdom she had gathered along the way.

Drawing on her grandmother’s “Treasure Chest,” as well as her experience in genealogy, photography, scrapbooking, writing, and blogging, and her own journey compiling such a “Treasure Chest,” Ms. Hedgecock empowers memory collectors with down-to-earth, practical advice and creative ideas.

Ms. Hedgecock’s book, Memories of Me: A Complete Guide to Telling and Sharing the Stories of Your Life (originally titled Treasure Chest of Memories: How to Capture and Share the Stories of Your Life)  guides hobbyists with writing prompts, exercises, and varied examples. Using this guide, even beginning writers will find that they too are capable of sharing their memories and compiling a legacy for their loved ones.

Similarly, Blogging for Family History: How to Launch a Blog and Make it Successful, provides a road map for family historians to launch a professional blog.

Laura is a freelance writer, blogger and speaker. To find out more, see Media Kit.

She loves hearing from and connecting with readers. Please leave a comment or use the form below to contact her.

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