Course curriculum

Modules and Lessons

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • What can Chat GPT do for your Genealogy?

    • Course Introduction and Pre-requisites

    • How to use this course

    • Mobile App Now Available

  • 2

    Ancestry to Narrative MasterClasses

    • Ancestry to Narrative MasterClass 1: Setting the Scenes

    • Ancestry to Narrative MasterClass 2: Engineering your Prompts

    • Ancestry to Narrative MasterClass 3: Writing lists, outlines, chapter titles and stories

    • Ancestry to Narrative MasterClass 4: Getting the most from Chat GPT

    • MasterClass 1: Recording

    • MasterClass 2: Part A Recording

    • MasterClass 2: Part B Recording

    • MasterClass 2: Part C Recording

    • MasterClass 3: Recording

    • MasterClass 4: Part A Recording

    • MasterClass 4: Part B Recording

  • 3

    Introduction to Writing Your Family Story

    • How can Chat GPT help with your writing?

    • What is the importance of family history and AI?

    • How is your genealogy research related to writing your stories? Part 1

    • How is your genealogy research related to writing your stories? Part 2

    • What are the benefits of using AI to write your family stories?

  • 4

    Collaborating with AI

    • Chat GPT Concept Overview

    • Is Chat GPT safe to use?

    • How to conduct genealogical research with AI

    • How can Chat GPT improve your research?

    • Talk to Chat GPT

    • Chat GPT can talk to you

    • Create improved prompts with Keywords

  • 5

    Creating Story Formats with AI

    • Introduction: types of family history writing

    • How to write ancestor profiles with AI

    • How can Chat GPT help build Ancestral Profiles

    • How to prepare your story as a blog post with AI

    • The Role of AI in Shaping Genealogy Narratives

    • How to create family story presentations with AI

    • How to prepare your scrapbook stories with AI

    • How AI can help you with Family History Journaling

    • How to prepare your stories for an ebook with AI: Part 1

    • How to prepare your stories for an ebook with AI: Part 2

    • How to prepare your stories for an ebook with AI: Part 3

    • How to prepare your stories for an ebook with AI: Part 4

  • 6

    The Art of Storytelling

    • Understand the fundamentals of storytelling

    • Explore the different storytelling techniques used in family history writing

    • How can Chat GPT help you prepare to write your story?

    • How can Chat GPT help you to draft your story?

    • Learn how to incorporate storytelling techniques into your own writing

    • How can Chat GPT help fine tune your writing style?

    • How can Quillbot help fine tune your story?

    • Structure and organise your family story

  • 7

    Chat GPT Tips and Prompts

    • Chat GPT Tips from YouTube


Welcome to From Ancestry to Narrative, the course that will help you turn your genealogical research into captivating family narratives. This course is designed to help genealogists with all levels of writing experience and will provide you with the tools you need to bring your family history to life. Through this course, you will learn how to use AI to enhance your family story and how to apply the fundamentals of storytelling to your writing. Additionally, you’ll learn how to conduct genealogical research and incorporate AI-made content into your family history. This course is structured into sequential modules, each of which is designed to help you develop your skills in a specific area. By the end of the course, you will have the skills and confidence to write your family history and share it with others.

Who should take this course?

Are you passionate about genealogy and tracing your family’s history but struggling to bring your findings to life? Do you feel like you have all the pieces but don’t know how to connect them into a compelling narrative that your family will love and cherish for generations to come? We understand how frustrating it can be to have all this information and not know how to turn it into an engaging story. That’s why we created this course—to help you bridge the gap between genealogy research and storytelling. Through expert guidance, you’ll gain the confidence and skills to craft a captivating narrative that brings your family’s history to life. With the help of AI, you’ll learn how to enhance your story, making it richer, more detailed, and more engaging than ever before.

Features of the course

Our course includes a range of features designed to help you get the most out of your learning experience. These features include: Masterclasses with leading experts in genealogy, storytelling, and AI. A 30-day challenge reminder email system: designed to help you stay motivated and on track. A downloadable Chat GPT Prompts Record spreadsheet template. Access to our exclusive community of genealogy enthusiasts and writers, where you can share your progress, ask questions, and receive feedback. Personalized feedback and support from our expert instructors. Interviews with Chat GPT Enthusiasts: We will be inviting skilled genealogists who are Chat GPT enthusiasts to talk about their experiences with AI tools during the Masterclasses By enrolling in our course, you’ll have all the tools and resources you need to create a family story that will be cherished for generations to come.

What will you get out of the course?

Our course is designed to take you through every step of the process of creating a captivating family story. You’ll learn a lot about genealogical research, how to tell a good story, and how to use AI to make your story even better. At the end of this course, you will: Have a strong foundation in genealogical research and be able to conduct your own research with confidence. Understand the different elements that make up a compelling narrative and know how to use them to craft your own story. Have a working knowledge of AI tools and know how to use them to enhance your family story. Know how to blend AI-generated content with your personal family stories to create a cohesive and engaging narrative. Have a completed family story that you can share with your loved ones and pass down for generations to come. Be confident in the use of Chat GPT and Quillbot as your AI writing assistants.


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