Thanks to all of you who have already
submitted an article for review. We need more!
Last week we announced that we are looking for
OneGreatFamily members who are interested in
writing articles to put in our weekly newsletter.
We’ve gotten in a few submissions and are
reviewing those for future publication, but
we need more!
We’ve also gotten a lot of questions.
Here are the top two:
Question #1: “Don’t I need to
know a lot about using OneGreatFamily to write for
Answer #1: NO. Lisa has
been writing for us for nearly a year without ever
really writing about OneGreatFamily. This
part of the newsletter is oriented towards
genealogy in all its forms. We at
OneGreatFamily are very committed to helping our
members grow their family tree, and we realize
that genealogy extends far beyond our
service. We want articles that will help
people deal with challenges that might be holding
Question #2: “I am not a very
Answer #2: Yes you are.
What is most important to a good article is
content—that is, getting the knowledge you have
locked up in your brain out so others can benefit
from it. We will edit the article if you are
concerned about grammar, spelling, or sentence
If you are interested in
writing an article for the weekly newsletter that
will help others find their ancestors, here are
1) If your article is posted in the newsletter,
we will pay you
2) The article must be at least 300 words
3) Submissions must include your name, phone
number, postal mailing address, and an email
address. Entries without these items will
not be considered.
3) Any article that is submitted and that we
pay for is considered "work for hire" and becomes
the property of OneGreatFamily (who retains rights
to all media and who can reuse or repurpose the
article without further compensation). You grant
us permission to use your name with the
4) Content of Articles: General genealogy
information, information about specific research
techniques, or about using OneGreatFamily. Please
do not submit articles about other paid genealogy
Once you have written an article, submit it to
for review. Good Luck!