the Short-Run Publishing and
Family History Publishing Specialists

Publishing A Quality Family History Book

While the Internet and computer-based technologies continue to become more and more prevalent, the only true archival storage medium remains paper. Learn why family history is more than just names and dates. Discover how to preserve your genealogy for generations to come and get new people excited about the past.


Tom Underhill published his first book 19 years ago and started publishing books full-time two years later. Since 1999, Creative Continuum has specialized in publishing high-quality, short-run books, including family histories, memoirs, and photo and fine art books. During the last several years, Tom and his company produced more than 400 family history heirloom books, printed more than 12.5 million pages and scanned more than 13,500 photographs.
Creative Continuum has published several award-winning books. Among them, The California Missions as Art won a Davey Award in 2007 for design. A History of African-American Families and Slaveholders in Cass County, East Texas was awarded the Best Genealogy in Texas in 2005.
Tom’s speaking experience includes most of Southern California’s family history fairs and other major genealogical conventions. He has also presented at the Utah Genealogical Association’s annual conferences. Tom presented at the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Associations and at the 2005 FGS annual convention in Salt Lake City.
Tom is the author of thirteen books.
Tom has been quoted in a number of publications including the the Deseret News, Hartford Courant and the Dallas Morning News.
In 2007, Creative Continuum was nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s Family Owned Business Award.


Song of Anger is a 122-page, 7"x9.5" book with paperback with dust jacket flaps binding published in 2001.



Hemet Family History Fair 2010 Syllabus is a 172-page, 8.5"x11" book with paperback binding published in 2010.



Gung Ho: A Hero Marines Story is a 243-page, 7.75"x10.75" book with library edition hardback with gloss printed cover binding published in 2004.



Gone Hunting is a 32-page, 6"x6" book with library edition hardback with a printed cover binding published in 2005.



As Time Goes By is a 414-page, 6"x9" book with paperback binding published in 2009.



A Place for My Soul Filled With Flowers is a 100-page, 7.25"x8" book with paperback binding published in 2003.



Trudeau Family History is a 70-page, 6"x9" book with library edition hardback with gloss printed cover binding published in 2008.



The Muckenthaler is a 76-page, 5.5"x8.5" book with paperback binding published in 1999.



The Families: A Look At Our Past is a 174-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback with gloss printed cover binding published in 2009.



Orange Family History Fair 2009 Syllabus is a 158-page, 8.5"x11" book with paperback binding published in 2009.