Since my favorite storytelling format is a digital hybrid somewhere between a journal and a scrapbook, I need a software platform that supports a broad range of features. My favorite storytelling platform has to be Keynote, Apple's presentation graphics app. You may be more familiar with presentation graphics for building . . . presentations, but you… Continue reading Creative Keynote – The Digital Scrapbook
You've spent a lot of time and effort writing those posts on your blog and now you have an impressive collection of family stories. Where do you go next?
Keynote and Scribd . . . these are a few of my favorite storytelling things. Using these tools I've published the first installment of my family stories.
Looking for a way to organize and present your family letters? You might be surprised to find that your presentation app is just the thing for bringing those letters back to life.
Today's scrapshot is the opening page from my on-going Behind the Alligator Farm project. The photo is a '60s-era photo of the St. Augustine Alligator farm and has been combined with text and scrapbook elements to create an eye-catching layout.
MagCloud is Hewlett-Packard's self-publishing platform. What is interesting about MagCloud is that it isn't a book publishing business. Instead, its focus is on magazine-style publications. MagCloud not only supports magazines, it's a great place to produce and publish quarterly journals, reunion souvenir booklets, brochures, flyers, catalogs and just about anything else your imagination can create.… Continue reading Digital Storytelling with MagCloud
Not long after I got my iPad, I spent a whopping $27 for an electronic book titled Digging into WordPress, the blog software I use to run the Gazette. Why would I spend this much money on an ebook? Because the authors promised a free updated copy of the book each time WordPress released a… Continue reading Scrapping Keynote: A Living History