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Writing and Publishing Your Family History Workshop

Date: 3/18/2017

Time & Place:
West Waco Meeting Room / West Waco Library - 5301 Bosque Blvd. / 9:00 AM

Write your own family history to tell your story for years to come! A day-long workshop at the Genealogy Center will help you turn your photos and documents into a cherished heirloom for future generations. Organize, write and publish the story of you with these tips and tricks from family historians and genealogists. Register online to reserve a spot. Programs begin at 9. Registration opens at 8:30. Morning Programs with Gale French, avid family historian - From Fact to Narrative: Writing Your Story - create a narrative from census, pedigree charts and old photos - Getting Organized: the Process of Self-Publishing - get tips on the best ways to organize the presentation of your ancestors - Self-Publishing: Comparison of CreateSpace and Lulu - Learn about two of the most popular self-publishing software products on the market. Afternoon Programs - Design to Bind - Tim de la Vega of HV Chapman & Sons of Abilene presents binding options available from a traditional publisher/binder - Common Edits for Old Photos - Ron Barnett of CTGS presents basic how-to on using a free photo editor to restore damaged photos co-sponsored by the Central Texas Genealogical Society For more information: Call 750-5945 or visit

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