the Short-Run Publishing and
Family History Publishing Specialists

Interview Like a Pro and get Stories (not just answers!)

Donít wait until itís too late to talk to your living sources! Youíve only got one chance to get the perfect interview. Discover ways to utilize introspective interview techniques developed over a quarter century to produce an in-depth interview that tells the full story.


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.


The House of the Little Shoemaker is a 206-page, 7"x10" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2008.



ReGenerations is a 1500-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2000.



The Crucible of Trials & Tribulations is a 276-page, 7.5x10.5 book with paperback binding published in 2005.



Far Far Away is a 174-page, 7"x10" book with library edition hardback with gloss printed cover binding published in 2008.



Monereys Finest Policewomen is a 177-page, 6"x9" book with paperback binding published in 2004.



The Adventures of A Puppy Called Mac is a 68-page, 5.5"x8.5" book with library edition hardback with a printed cover binding published in 2005.



One Thornberg Family at the Millenium is a 106-page, 8.325"10.825" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2007.



California Libraries 2004 Calendar is a 28-page, 11"x8.5" book with spiral bound calendar binding published in 2003.



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



W.H.Gage: his paintings and sketches is a 76-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback with a printed cover binding published in 2003.