Turn Your Genealogy Research into a Family History Book with help from Family Tree Magazine
You can make a family history book in 3 days! In this workshop, you will learn how to make a 20-page photo book using a combination of photographs, documents and text to tell their ancestors’ stories. You’ll discover the secrets to creating a good layout and how to keep the story flowing from page to page. Plus, you’ll get the finished results back in time to give as presents for the upcoming holidays!
Over the course of three days, you’ll learn how to determine the content of your book and discover the key elements to include in your family history photo book. Plus, you’ll discover plenty of resources for creating a strong 20-page plan. Along the way, you’ll get tons of ideas for creating your own pages. You’ll get several samples and inspiration to fuel your own photo book and work alongside your instructor, Sunny Morton.
How does the Make a Family History Book in 3 Days online workshop work?
Something come up and you have to miss a day (or more)? You will also have read-only access for a year after the workshop closes, so you can come back and revisit the materials at your own convenience.
You’ll love Make a Family History Book in 3 Days if:
- You want to tell your ancestor’s story
- You want great presents to put give for the holiday season
- You want a visually appealing way to display your family history
- You want to add details and context to the old photos you own
In this 3-day workshop, you’ll gain an understanding of page layouts and how to make a story flow. You’ll work through the process, step-by-step, so that by Sunday evening, you’ll be ready to order your 20-page photo book.
What you’ll learn at Make a Family History Book in 3 Days
- How to create page layouts for a family history photo book
- Tips for incorporating other elements, such as captions and text, documents and other types of imagery into your pages
- Online software tools to create your pages
- The key to telling your story in the space of 20 pages – the page plan
- The key elements to a good photo book
- How to order your book online
Make a Family History Book in
3 Days Workshop Requirements
Access to a computer and internet access. The lessons and materials will be available to you within the workshop and for download and/or to print. You don’t have to log in at a certain time; work at your own pace. You should set aside a minimum of 2 hours for time to go through the lessons as well as research.
Make a Family History Book in 3 Days Workshop Outline
Day 1: Determine the Content of Your Book
- Meet Your Instructor and Introduce Yourself
- Tell a Story in 20 pages
- 5 Elements to Include in a Photo Book
- Creating Visual Elements via Adobe Spark
- Choosing High-Quality Resources
- Next Steps and Discussion
Day 2: Create Your Book Layout
- Book Layout
- Create a Page Plan
- Using Shutterfly to Create a Book
- Next Steps and Discussion
Day 3: Add the Finishing Touches
- Finalize and Order Your Book
- Download the zip file of the course materials
- Join our Facebook Alumni Group
- Tell Us How We Did
Instructor: Sunny Jane Morton
Sunny Jane Morton is a genealogy writer and editor who loves coaching others through writing their family history. She’s the author of the life-story writing guide, Story of My Life. Sunny’s educational background is in history, with special training in memoir and personal writings. She’s a Contributing Editor at Family Tree Magazine, where she writes the Genealogy Insider column, and a Contributing Editor at Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems.
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You must use promo code 3DAYBOOK10 at checkout to save $10 USD and remember this offer is valid only through Friday, November 9th! Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree Magazine
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