Angela Breidenbach is a bestselling author, professional genealogist, podcaster, and speaker. With a volume of appearances online, television, stage, and radio, Angela loves to share her knowledge to help others. Favorite hobbies include pursuing music in harp and voice, working on her fairy garden, and writing cat comedy with the help of her fe-lion assistant, Muse. She passionately preserves family history as the executive director for the International Institute of Genealogical Studies.
She’s spoken and trained nationally for organizations and groups such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, International Christian Visual Media (ICVM), Christian Booksellers Association, UNITE, the Christian Authors Network, libraries, industry conferences, and a myriad of writing conferences including Mount Hermon, RWA, ACFW, the Munce Group, Colorado Christian Writing Conference, Philadelphia Christian Writing Conference, etc. on genealogy, publishing for genealogists, marketing, online marketing, social media, creating book club/special events using Zoom, YouTube, Skype, Facebook; the craft of writing; family history as inspiration; and speaking for women’s events on becoming a woman of confidence, courage, and candor.
Angela Breidenbach has one foot in researching history and genealogy and the other as a 21st century techie enthusiast. Her passion is researching family genealogy and writing those stories into novels and screenplays.
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Angela Breidenbach is the executive director for the International Institute of Genealogical Studies, found at GenealogicalStudies.com, where she helps people become professional genealogists and gain their dream career. As a bestselling author of historical fiction, her stories capture both true history while she uses her skills as a professional genealogist to weave in the people, place, and time to bring the past to life. Whether in writing or teaching, Angela is a passionate educator preserving the past for future generations.
Find her books at AngelaBreidenbach.com
Memberships include: Christian Authors Network; Daughters of the American Revolution; Faith, Hope, and Love Christian Writers; Alliance of Independent Authors; Christian Independent Publishers Association, and several genealogical societies.
Angela has certifications in genealogical studies including English Records, Methodology, Lecturing, and writing family stories; mentor/peer counseling as a CTA life coach; multiple business and management certifications; theology; leadership; marketing; and screenwriting.
And yes, she’s the writer of the Muse & Writer cat comedy duo on social media. Muse is a highly trained fe-lion personal assistant who boasts the ability to quote Shakespeare, jump through hoops, lay down, roll over, and shake hands. Of course, his help in the kitchen is a given since oatmeal cookies are his favorite currency.
Journalism, Devotions, Greeting Cards
*David C. Cook
*CRA Today (Christian Retail Association)
*Leading Hearts Magazine
*Christian Fiction Online Magazine
*The Book Club Network Magazine (both as a front cover featured interview and also writer of a front cover featured interview on NYT Bestselling author, Tosca Lee)
*Munce MTL Magazine
*Christian Writers Guild (correspondence course lesson writer and newsletter)
Connect and find Angela’s books at:
*2019 NSDAR Outstanding Broadcast Coverage for producing/hosting the documentary, A Patriotic Education: Daughters of the American Revolution.
*2019 NSDAR First Place Northwest Division Outstanding Broadcast Coverage Award.
*2019 MSSDAR First Place Award for outstanding service to the Montana State Daughters of the American Revolution in Broadcast Coverage.
*The Dove Foundation Family-Approved (ages 12+) Seal of Approval for The Debutante Queen
*The Dove Foundation Faith-friendly Seal of Approval for Gems of Wisdom: The Treasure of Experience
*1st Place Short Contemporary Novel in the Touched By Love Contest 2007
*Spirit Award from Pageantry Magazine (friendship and sportsmanship) for coaching/mentoring
*Professional Genealogical Studies,
*Lecturer Genealogical Studies
*Writing and Publishing Family History Stories
*CTA Life Coach,
*Toastmasters CC/ACT/Humorous Speech, and past club president
*Logos Youth Ministry
*Ambassador Media and Publicity Presentation from WW
*Multiple business certifications in financial management, supervision, emergency and disaster management
*Certificate of completion for How to Succeed in Hollywood Scriptwriting Class from the Movie Guide