RootsTech Connect 2021 is 100% virtual and 100% free.

Check back here to get up-to-date details about what we will be offering for and during RootsTech Connect 2021. We will have toolkits, printable resources, live chat in our booth, and live zoom meetings.

Session: 471143 Sensitive Subjects

What if there is trauma or a DNA surprise in your family history? How should you proceed when your family does not agree on the truth? Learn how to write about hard times and smooth over relationships. Decide whether your journals are for therapy or family legacy, and how to write memoirs and family stories that focus on transformation. Taught by Rhonda Lauritzen. Check back here for a link to watch this presentation after the conference goes live. Get free tool kit, slides & resources here: https://evalogue.life/sensitive1/

Session: 471145 – Oral history

Oral history interviews are a profound way to capture voices and life stories, and audio is an intimate medium. In this presentation you will discover questions everyone should ask, secrets to intensive listening, affordable equipment, and how to transcribe audio. Watch to receive professional interviewing tips and a toolkit to proceed with confidence. Taught by Rhonda Lauritzen. Check back here for a link after the conference goes live. Get free tool kit, slides and resources here: https://evalogue.life/oral-history1/

Session: 471147 – How to storyboard 

Every hero’s journey has three important moments. Learn how spotting them will not only change your story—but the way you look at life. This fun technique—along with the accompanying template—will make sure your family history, memoir, or life story engages readers. Learn story structure tricks from screenwriters that will bring true tales to life. This method focuses on sharing your most important values without being preachy. Taught by Rhonda Lauritzen. Get free tool kit and slides by clicking here: https://evalogue.life/storyboarding/