30 Family History Writing Prompts

30 Family History Writing Prompts

Many genealogists dream of writing or publishing their family's story. Whether your dream is to write your family history as a novel or just to blog your family journey or genealogy research online, 30 Family History Writing Prompts will help you organize your research and ideas.


Writing your family history can be tricky. It’s hard to know where to start. This free ebook, 30 Family History Writing Prompts, contains 30 family history writing prompts from the editors of Family Tree Magazine. Use these 30 prompts to kickstart your family history writing journey.

Some prompts are silly, some prompts are serious, but all will get you thinking about your genealogy in new ways. Beneath each prompts are lines for you to fill in digitally. If handwriting is easier for you, print out this ebook and fill in the pages by hand.

Write as much or as little as you’d like in response to each prompt.



Some samples of the prompts inside the book: