Sunday, July 8, 2012

Obstacles to Writing

Recently the Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog published an article about why we don’t write.

The article starts with recounting the pleas of several journal editors to their readers to write articles for publication. Does that sound familiar? Your Pinellas Genealogy Society leadership is constantly asking the membership to contribute articles. Not surprisingly, we are not alone.

The Midwestern Microhistory article goes into several reasons why we don’t write. They may or may not apply to all of us, but all it takes is one significant obstacle to stifle an article. The bottom line of the article is to overcome those obstacles, and it offers several good reasons to do so.

Check it out at Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog: Why We Don't Write

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