A recent Day One update includes the ability to turn your journal into a book. This is only available on Day One 2.0 - desktop and mobile versions. To find it, go to Settings and choose the Book Printing option. This slideshow walks you through the steps to create your book. When you are ready,… Continue reading Day One Book Printing
Day One's export feature is available on both the Mac and iOS apps and makes it easy to build books from selected entries. Here's a look at the export process on the iPad.
A proposal demonstrating how small genealogical and historical societies can publish quarterly journals with a focus on content.
First, let me define what I mean by personal publishing. I see personal publishing as a way to share the stories of my family - both yesterday's and today's. It's more like a technically-advanced version of the scrapbooks, diaries and photo albums of my ancestors. Thanks to technology, it has a broader reach. And, it's not necessarily… Continue reading Personal Publishing
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
Thinking about publishing your family stories? Smashwords can help. Here's an introduction to publishing using Smashwords.
Looking for an e-publishing platform that supports photos, graphics and fixed layouts? See what Scribd has to offer.
A very special treat arrived in my mailbox last week - the Fall/Winter issue of the Chattooga County Historical Society's Quarterly. What made it so special? At more than 70 pages, it's probably the largest quarterly I've received from them. The reason it was so large is that the entire issue was devoted to newspaper… Continue reading Thinking Outside the Quarterly Box