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Reference Genealogy & Heraldry

Publish Your Family History

Preserving Your Heritage in a Book

by (author) Susan Yates & Greg Ioannou

Publisher
Dundurn Press, Ontario Genealogical Society
Initial publish date
May 2010
Category
Genealogy & Heraldry, Creativity, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554887279
    Publish Date
    May 2010
    List Price
    $19.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781770705258
    Publish Date
    May 2010
    List Price
    $7.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459704848
    Publish Date
    May 2010
    List Price
    $19.99

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Description

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!

About the authors

Susan Yates has worked in book publishing since 1978. She has been employed in a variety of publishing and sales positions in which she has produced many books of all types. Now a full-time publishing consultant, she lives in Toronto.

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Greg Ioannou has edited more than 2,000 books since joining the book-publishing business in 1977 and is currently the president of Colborne Communications. As an author, his previous books are Truly Scary Stories for Fearless Kids and Shivers. He lives in Toronto.

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Awards

  • Commended, Dewey Divas and the Dudes

Editorial Reviews

This book has helpful information for anyone interested in producing a book. Don't feel you have to research your roots before you start reading this; it can help you get into print no matter what your topic might be.

Victoria Times-Colonist

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