the Short-Run Publishing and
Family History Publishing Specialists

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

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Tom Underhill published his first book 20 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.


Palmdale: First City of Antelope Valley is a 128-page, 6"x9" book with trade hardback with dust jacket binding published in 2007.



They Was Frenchmans is a 526-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2004.



Lock the Boogie-Man Out of Your Computer is a 188-page, 6"x9" book with paperback binding published in 2006.



The Altered Reality of Terry Reinbold: Classic Automobiles is a 48-page, 8"x8" book with first edition paperback with a printed cover binding published in 2008.



The Sweet Wahine from Lahaina is a 72-page, 8.5"x10.125" book with paperback binding published in 2011.



Orange Family History Fair 2006 Syllabus is a 162-page, 8.5"x11" book with paperback binding published in 2006.



Black Gold in California is a 8-page, 8.5"x5.5" book with saddle stitch binding published in 2003.



Hemet Family History Fair 2007 Syllabus is a 136-page, 8.5"x11" book with paperback binding published in 2007.



Dead Men Tall No Tales is a 126-page, 5.5"x8.5" book with paperback with online content binding published in 2002.



World War II Experiences is a 50-page, 6"x9" book with paperback binding published in 2010.