Anyone interested in genealogy, personal history and memoirs can turn their passion into a business. Communities, families, and even corporations are increasingly seeking out professional writers and historians to record their stories. For anyone who is interested in personal history and writing, this is an essential resource for turning your passion into an income source. Written by experienced personal historian and entrepreneur Jennifer Campbell, it covers topics such as: how to actually do the work, starting up, education and training, marketing and expansion. All books in the Self-Counsel Press Start & Run series are written in clear language and includes a CD-ROM packed with resources and templates to help you get started. This CD-ROM includes: a template for a first project, a sample business plan, a sample marketing plan, links to associations and online resources, examples of personal history research – and more!