Tutorials for Using CatchMyStory

Here, you’ll find everything you need to create your book:

  • Table of Contents
  • Tools Area (with buttons to Add A Chapter, Add a Photo, Save Book, Preview Book and Order Book)
  • The Text Editor, where you will type your stories

In order to get started, you’ll need to register. Click here to learn how.

The five tutorials below are PDFs that can be downloaded and printed for easy reference to help you write your book. To download a tutorial, just right-click (control-click on a Mac) and save the file to your computer. From here, the file can be opened using Acrobat Reader and printed, if desired.

Step 1: Create chapters and write your story | download Step 1 Tutorial

  • Type your story in the Text Editor
  • Add and name new chapters as you go

Step 2: Add photos to your book | download Step 2 Tutorial

  • Scan and save your photos
  • Upload photos to the Image Manager
  • Edit your photos (if necessary) in the Image Editor

Step 3: Preview your book | download Step 3 Tutorial

  • Select the chapters you’d like to preview
  • See your chapters in book layout and make adjustments

Step 4: Design your book cover and spine | download Step 4 Tutorial
Step 5: Order your book | download Step 5 Tutorial