Tuesday, September 14, 2010

CGSSD Meeting on Saturday, 18 September Features Debby Horton

The next meeting of the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego (CGSSD) is Saturday, September 18, 2010.

PARKING NOTICE: Parking will be free. The previously announced charge for parking has been postponed until January 2011.

The schedule for the September meeting is as follows:

9:00 - The User Group for Macintosh, and SIGS for Web-Based Genealogy and Beginning Computer Genealogy, will meet.

10:00 - A break and refreshments.

10:15 - Announcements followed by the main presentation:

“For Family or Money? Publishing Your Genealogical Work” by Debby Horton

The lecture covers: Doing Your Research, Preparing Your Work, Marketing, and Publishing. Many of you keep saying you are going to get started on your book or complete the book your have started. Perhaps this will be the push you need to get you over that big hump!

Debby Horton owns and operates Connect-Your-Dots, a genealogical services company specializing in United States, British, and French Canadian records. Debby is an avid speaker at the local, regional, and national levels, and a web designer and consultant for individuals and genealogical societies. She is the webmaster for Genealogical Speakers Guild, International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Just Genealogy, and several other genealogical related organizations. Debby also hosts a genealogical blog at http://www.littleknownpress.com/blog, helping novice and experts alike maneuvering through the wealth of published genealogical information available.

We meet at the Robinson Auditorium complex on the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus in La Jolla. From North Torrey Pine Road turn at Pangea Drive into UCSD. Free parking is available in the parking garage on the left; use any A, B, or S space. Signs will mark directions to our meeting room. Please refer to our website www.cgssd.org; or the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies website http://irps.ucsd.edu/about/how-to-find-us.htm for driving directions and a map.

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