The Family History Writing Studio

Scrivener

 Scrivener for the Family Historian

Scrivener Templates for Family History Writers

Scrivener comes with templates but of course, they don’t really meet the various needs of the family historian.

So, I created a few templates that might meet with your ideas of a family history book.

 

Family History Template – 4 Ancestors- Family History Template 1.scriv 

(For use with as many ancestors as you like, includes 4, eliminate or add as you wish.)

Surname Template –Single Surname 3- Generations

(Provides 3 generations of single surname, add or eliminate generations as needed.) 

Couples –Family History Template One Couple

(Provides for two ancestor’s individual stories and then their combined story.)

How to Save a Template

After you download it, do the following to get set up:

  1. Unzip the file
  2. Open the Scrivener project
  3. In the File Menu, go to File > Save As Template…
  4. Fill out all the info you see there (it should be automatically filled out for you).
  5. Categorize it as “Non-fiction”
  6. Click “OK”

To start a new project using this template, go to File > New Project

Select the Family History Template of your choosing and start writing.

Go ahead and change or tweak my template to fit your own preferences.

Click here to view our Scrivener Video Catalogue

Click here for our Writer’s Resources page

Template Design © VibeThemes. All rights reserved.