Publish Your Family History

If you have stories to share with your family, whether you have been researching a short time or a long time, this book will: * take you through the four stages of publishing projects * show you how publishing works * help you pick a ...

Author: Dina C Carson

Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.

ISBN: 9781622878253

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 302

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If you have stories to share with your family, whether you have been researching a short time or a long time, this book will: * take you through the four stages of publishing projects * show you how publishing works * help you pick a project to publish * lead you through a research review to see what you have and what you still need to tell the stories in a compelling way * give you the skills to become a good storyteller * lead you through the process of editing * instruct you how to prepare your manuscript to look like it was professionally published and * help you spread the word that you have a book available Everything you need to write and publish your family history. Keywords: family history, genealogy, write a family history, write a genealogy, publish your family history, how to self-publish, book publishing, storytelling, book marketing, designing a book

How to Write and Publish Your Family Story in Ten Easy Steps

Demystifying the process of writing and publishing a family history, this book guides future authors beyond their research using 10 basic steps to help them shape the story, develop a narrative, and establish characters.

Author: Noeline Kyle

Publisher: UNSW Press

ISBN: 9781742240558

Category: Reference

Page: 96

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This easy-to-use reference book draws on successful professional experience writing and publishing family histories to create a universal method for novices and seasoned genealogists alike. Demystifying the process of writing and publishing a family history, this book guides future authors beyond their research using 10 basic steps to help them shape the story, develop a narrative, and establish characters. It also aids in writing biographies, constructing chapters, editing text, utilizing technology, and, ultimately, explains how to publish and promote the finished product so that it reaches the widest number of readers possible.

Guide to Genealogical Writing

Using examples from NEHGS's publications, this writing guide outlines how to write your family history clearly and accurately -- from building a genealogical sketch to adding images to indexing.

Author: Penny Stratton

Publisher:

ISBN: 0880823127

Category: Genealogy

Page: 192

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Using examples from NEHGS's publications, this writing guide outlines how to write your family history clearly and accurately -- from building a genealogical sketch to adding images to indexing. An appendix on genealogical style covers alternate spellings of names, when and how to use lineage lines, how to include adopted children and stepchildren, aspects of double dating, and other issues faced by genealogical writers.

Publish Your Family History

It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one.

Author: Susan Yates

Publisher:

ISBN: 0777921529

Category: Book design

Page: 152

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Many people want to write a family history, but few ever take on the job of publishing one. If you've done the research, and you want to make a book from it, then Publish Your Family History is for you. It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one. You'll learn: how to get your manuscript ready for production;design ideas for the pages and the cover;methods of making pages with or without a computer and printing those pages quickly and inexpensively; andideas on bindings that last and look great. Even if time is at a premium, you're not comfortable with computer technology, or the budget is tight, you'll learn how to publish a professional-looking family history of your own

Publish Your Family History Preserving Your Heritage in a Book

It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one.

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ISBN: OCLC:1091196304

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Many people want to write a family history, but few ever take on the job of publishing one. If you've done the research, and you want to make a book from it, then Publish Your Family History is for you. It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one. You'll learn: how to get your manuscript ready for production; design ideas for the pages and the cover; methods of making pages with or without a computer and printing those pages quickly and inexpensively; and ideas on bindings that last and look great. Even if time is at a premium, you're not comfortable with computer technology, or the budget is tight, you'll learn how to publish a professional-looking family history of your own!

Publish Your Family History

It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one.

Author: Susan Yates

Publisher:

ISBN: 152525135X

Category: Reference

Page: 210

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Many people want to write a family history, but few ever take on the job of publishing one. If you've done the research, and you want to make a book from it, then Publish Your Family History is for you. It will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one. You'll learn: how to get your manuscript ready for production; design ideas for the pages and the cover; methods of making pages with or without a computer and printing those pages quickly and inexpensively; and ideas on bindings that last and look great. Even if time is at a premium, you're not comfortable with computer technology, or the budget is tight, you'll learn how to publish a professional-looking family history of your own!

Publish Your Family History

Many publishing projects don't really work because they have no central idea. ... Your plan is to print out the family tree, then copies of all the ...

Author: Susan Yates

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781770705258

Category: Reference

Page: 152

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Many people want to write a family history, but few ever take on the task of publishing one. Publish Your Family History will tell you all the fundamentals of book production, together with the important details that distinguish a home-published book from a homemade one.

So You Want to Publish Your Family History

Author: Graham Janunay

Publisher:

ISBN: 0958107025

Category: Genealogy

Page: 16

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"This booklet is designed to help family historians who have decided to write a history. It is a result of reading many such books and a period as a judge of a family history award. Many of the suggestions in this book are just that. They are designed to assist you to produce a readable book at an affordable price."--p. [3]

Family History Record Book

It provides generous, clear space for recording eight generations of your family - a whopping 255 individuals in total. Available in both paperback or hardback, this is the ideal way to store your family tree for the future.

Author: Heritage Hunter

Publisher:

ISBN: 1905315317

Category: Reference

Page: 152

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This Family History Record Book is an easy-to-use, usefully organised way to record the details of your ancestors as you progress your genealogy research. It provides generous, clear space for recording eight generations of your family - a whopping 255 individuals in total. Available in both paperback or hardback, this is the ideal way to store your family tree for the future. The book contains: a handy set of summary charts for all 8 generations lots of space to record up to 16 pieces of information about all ancestors going back to the 5x-great-grandparents, including dates and sources used a cousin calculator chart for working out family relationships a unique timeline showing the span of more than 100 types of records (for researchers of English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish family history)

Planting Your Family Tree Online

Cyndi points out, "This book is loaded with URLs to Web sites that will give you everything you need to create a beautiful family tree online." However, Web site URLs change daily and some may no longer work.

Author: Cyndi Howells

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9781418540043

Category: Reference

Page: 272

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Planting Your Family Tree Online is designed to take you step-by-step through the process of creating a genealogy Web site. When people begin their genealogical adventure, they usually interview elderly members of the family and contact other family members. The next step is usually one of organization of the information collected. The third step is usually to share this information with other family members, traditionally by publishing research in a book. However, a family Web site has numerous advantages: It is interactive so others can contribute their stories and pictures. It will help you find long-lost relatives. It is an ideal way to preserve research for the entire family. It will break down the walls that have stumped you in your research. It recognizes that family research is an ongoing process, This book is written by Cyndi Howells, owner and webmaster of Cyndi's List, a Web site of more than 130,000 online genealogical resources. Cyndi points out, "This book is loaded with URLs to Web sites that will give you everything you need to create a beautiful family tree online." However, Web site URLs change daily and some may no longer work. She has created web pages as part of Cyndi's List that correspond to the features of the book so that the URLs will be kept up-to-date.

Your Family s History

Expanded from lectures given by John MacGibbon at the National Library of New Zealand."--Publisher's description.

Author: John MacGibbon

Publisher:

ISBN: 0986468533

Category: Genealogical literature

Page: 40

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Family history research, boosted by computers and the internet, has become one of our most popular hobbies. Thousands of Kiwis have caught the bug and are researching their wider families, joining family history societies, digging around libraries, archives and museums, and spending countless hours in front of computers checking out ancestors, lives and times, from Bluff to Birmingham and beyond. This handbook passes on valuable tips and strategies on how it should be done.

Write it Yourself II

"This booklet will help you identify the type of book you want to publish, and lead you through the steps necessary to put your work in libraries and in the hands of your relatives. This is not a research manual."--Introduction.

Author: Wiley R. Pope

Publisher:

ISBN: 0936482087

Category: Genealogy

Page: 37

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Write Your Family History Easy Steps to Organize Save and Share

Why publish your family history Sharing your genealogy research with your family can be done very quickly with a ring binder full of copies of your ...

Author: Stephen Szabados

Publisher: Stephen Szabados

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 149

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Writing a family history does not have to be an overwhelming task. This book outlines a simple process that will aid your research and create pages of information that can be read and understood by all family members. Your research will become faster and more accurate and your family can enjoy the family history. Remember, our writing should go beyond finding documents and filling in charts. Hopefully, the methods discussed in this book will show the reader a simple format that will make this task much easier. You may be reluctant to write down these stories because you do not consider yourself a writer. Our ancestors were ordinary people. Why should we write about them? All of our immigrant ancestors contributed to America’s history and their stories should be saved for our grandchildren. Our family histories should give clues of their roles and this will help us understand our roots.

Genealogy Online

This is a guide to genealogical sites appearing on the Web.

Author: Elizabeth Powell Crowe

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media

ISBN: 0072131144

Category: Genealogy

Page: 401

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This is a guide to genealogical sites appearing on the Web. It contains a list of 100 sites, and it also covers publisher sites, the Family Search site, Ancestry.com sites, and software. The book also includes articles on specific sites, such as, Afrogeneas, JewishGen and Gen Web.