<html><head><style type="text/css"><!-- DIV {margin:0px;} --></style></head><body><div style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt">I hesitate to write concerning genealogy<br>writing competitions, since my resources<br>may not seem immediate to the subject.<br>Nevertheless, I have recently updated<br><font face="Arial" size="2">Accelerated Teacher Resources<br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.academic-genealogy.com/teachers.htm">http://www.academic-genealogy.com/teachers.htm</a></span><br><br><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Two items which may be of great interest;<br>in having a scholarly "sandbox", which can<br>be revised and revisited, and internationally<br>peer reviewed, by the worldwide genealogy<br>and family history professional organizations.<br>AT THE SAME TIME, to establish permanent<br>immediate recognition within higher education;<br>which can subsequently be published in
 select<br>local, regional and various national-international<br>genealogy writing competitions.<br style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"></span><br style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">First: </span></font><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Listed under sub section<br></span><a rel="nofollow" style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Professional 
Communications &amp; Teacher Education</a><br><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">. . .<br>[Connexions</span><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"> is </span><a rel="nofollow" style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">supported</a><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"> by the</span><br style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><a rel="nofollow" style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" target="_blank" href="http://www.hewlett.org/">William and Flora Hewlett Foundation</a><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">,</span><br style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Maxfield Foundation, and </span><a rel="nofollow" style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" target="_blank" href="http://cnxconsortium.org/">Connexions 
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<p style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Connexions: registered trademark of Rice University.]<br> </p>. . .<br><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://cnx.org/"><font face="Arial" size="2">Connexions - Sharing Knowledge 
and Building Communities</font></a><font size="2"><font face="Arial"><br>Collection of free scholarly materials and<br>a powerful set 
of </font><font color="#ff0000" face="Arial">free</font><font face="Arial"> software 
tools to help.<br></font></font><font face="Arial" size="2">View and share 
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contribute:<br>authors create and collaborate; instructors<br>rapidly build 
and share custom collections;<br>learners find and explore content.</font><br><br>Noted article quote:<br><strong style="font-weight: normal;" class="title">A Grand Challenge for the Humanities<br>and Social 
Sciences</strong> <br><span><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://cnx.org/content/m14141/latest/">http://cnx.org/content/m14141/latest/</a></span><br>. . . <br><p id="id7071771" class="para">"Creating this integrated, networked cultural<br>record 
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investment<br>will be a humanities and social science<br>cyberinfrastructure that will 
allow new<br>questions to be asked, new patterns<br>and relations to be discerned, and 
deep<br>structures in language, society, and culture<br>to be exposed and 
explored."<br><br>Second: Listed under sub section<br>Media &amp; Instruction for Schools<br>. . .<br><font size="2"><font face="Arial"><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/">Centre for Learning 
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 style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><br><div style="font-family: times new roman,new york,times,serif; font-size: 12pt;"><font face="Tahoma" size="2"><hr size="1"><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">From:</span></b> "jfonkert@aol.com" &lt;jfonkert@aol.com&gt;<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">To:</span></b> billiefogarty@aol.com; apgpubliclist@apgen.org<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Sent:</span></b> Wed, January 20, 2010 5:02:52 PM<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Subject:</span></b> Re: [APG Public List] genealogy writing competitions<br></font><br>
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<div> <font size="2"><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Thank you to all who have shared information about genealogy writing competitions.&nbsp; When I posted my question, I had intended to mention that the Minnesota Genealogical Society, in cooperation with the Yankee Genealogical Society, sponsored its first writing competition in 2009.&nbsp; Details on the 2010 Michael Clark Writing Competiton will be announced in the next month or so.&nbsp; Meanwhile, I look forward to hearing about other competitions sponsored by local, regional or state societies.&nbsp; <br>
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To: jfonkert &lt;jfonkert@aol.com&gt;; apgpubliclist@apgen.org<br>
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<div>In a message dated 01/19/10 19:21:34 Central Standard Time, jfonkert writes:</div>

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<div>Hello from Minnesota.&nbsp; I am preparing an article encouraging genealogy researchers to write research reports.&nbsp; I want to encourage people to be brave enough to submit their writing for peer review.&nbsp; I am aware of competitions sponsored by NGS, ASG and ISFHWE, but would like to know about genealogy writing competitions sponsored by other regional, statewide or national organizations.&nbsp; If you know of a competition, please let me (and others) know.&nbsp; Among other things, I would be interested to know if a competition provides written comments to entrants.</div>


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<div><font face="Arial" size="2">Jay Fonkert, CG<br><span>
<a target="_blank" href="http://fourgenerationsgenealogy.blogspot.com/">http://fourgenerationsgenealogy.blogspot.com/</a></span><br>
Saint Paul, MN<br>
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Member, Association of Professional Genealogists<br>
(</font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="1">professional profile at <a rel="nofollow" title="http://www.apgen.org)/" target="_blank" href="http://www.apgen.org%29/">www.apgen.org)</a></font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="2"><br>
Member, Genealogical Speakers Guild<br>
</font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="1">(professional profile at <a rel="nofollow" title="http://www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org/)" target="_blank" href="http://www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org/%29">http://www.genealogicalspeakersguild.org/)</a></font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="2"> <br>
<br>
</font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="1">CG (Certified Genealogist) is a service mark of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified associates after periodic competency evaluations.</font><font color="#000000" face="Arial" size="2"><br>
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