A Tablet Template

Have you considered designing your family history projects for reading on tablets? It’s a challenge, but not quite as difficult as I had expected. Here’s what I’ve learned so far.


Denise Olson

I just signed up for Lynn Palermo’s Family History Blog Writing class in September. Yeah I already have a family history blog and yeah it already has quite a few posts, but I’ve been a tech writer most of my adult life and I need help adjusting to creative writing. So far, Lynn’s articles posted at The Family History Writing Studio have been very useful. Now it’s time to kick it up a notch!


Yesterday, news broke that Google has been stealth downloading audio listeners onto every computer that runs Chrome, and transmits audio data back to Google. Effectively, this means that Google had taken itself the right to listen to every conversation in every room that runs Chrome somewhere, without any kind of consent from the people eavesdropped on. In official statements, Google shrugged off the practice with what amounts to “we can do that”.

Details at Privacy Online News.

We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.

~~Don Marquis

Word Processing Tip – Using Section Breaks

Have you ever had to make “one little change” to a large word-processing document only to find it had destroyed all your page breaks, photo placements and other design elements you spent hours formatting? Family history projects are always a work in progress so chances are good you’ll be inserting new content all over the…