Your Personal Biographer: Capture Your Memories with a Professional Writer from Story Terrace

  • Double your book length and interview time +
    £800

Your Personal Biographer: Capture Your Memories with a Professional Writer from Story Terrace

Available UK Wide

£1,000
  • Double your book length and interview time +
    £800

“Everybody has a story to tell. But not all of us are equipped to articulate that tale in a way that truly does it justice. That’s where Story Terrace comes in” FQ Magazine

Why we love it

Put memories to paper with your own personal biographer. Story Terrace makes it possible to capture your most meaningful experiences in a book - from love stories to big life challenges. This is your chance to create something meaningful for you and the people you love.

What's Included?

  • Have your favourite memories professionally written in a 40-50 page hardbound book with photo illustration
  • You'll be paired with a dedicated senior writer from Story Terrace
  • Your writer will meet you in person, for 2-3 hours of face-to-face interviews
  • Your stories will be beautifully written in a way that captures your voice
  • Over 6-8 weeks, your books will be written, edited, designed and printed
  • You'll receive four hardcover copies, plus a digital copy

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Receive a complimentary fifth copy of your book

Description

We'd all love to receive a book that captures our most meaningful experiences. Story Terrace makes that possible. Their unique 6-8 week experience includes a one-to-one relationship with a professional writer and interviewer, who transforms precious memories into a beautiful photo-illustrated book.

Story Terrace offers a choice of over 300 professional writers, recruited from leading newspapers and publishers including The Times, The Telegraph, the Guardian, the BBC, Pan Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and Penguin.

Their dedicated team of editors and designers put the finishing touches on each book, ensuring your memories receive the careful attention they deserve.

The Experience

1. Welcome Package

Story Terrace will send a welcome package, explaining the whole process - perfect for anyone receiving a gift on a special occasion.

2. Match with a Writer

After a personal consultation, Story Terrace's editors will suggest a range of suitable candidates to write your book. You will be able to browse Story Terrace's writers online. You'll be matched with the professional journalist or author of your choice, and have an introductory phone call.

3. Interviews

Story Terrace will provide a fun and easy questionnaire to jog your memory and focus your thoughts. Your writer will then meet you in person, for a 2-3 hour interview. Afterwards, you'll agree a structure for the book, and your writer will begin work on a draft.

4. Your Books Are Delivered

Your writer will finalise your book, which will be proofread by an editor. After you have approved the final edited draft, your beautiful hardbound books will be printed and delivered in 2-3 weeks. The finished book will include 20 photos of your choice, hardcover binding, and full-colour printing.

The complete process of creating your own Story Book takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

Description

We'd all love to receive a book that captures our most meaningful experiences. Story Terrace makes that possible. Their unique 6-8 week experience includes a one-to-one relationship with a professional writer and interviewer, who transforms precious memories into a beautiful photo-illustrated book.

Story Terrace offers a choice of over 300 professional writers, recruited from leading newspapers and publishers including The Times, The Telegraph, the Guardian, the BBC, Pan Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and Penguin.

Their dedicated team of editors and designers put the finishing touches on each book, ensuring your memories receive the careful attention they deserve.

The Experience

1. Welcome Package

Story Terrace will send a welcome package, explaining the whole process - perfect for anyone receiving a gift on a special occasion.

2. Match with a Writer

After a personal consultation, Story Terrace's editors will suggest a range of suitable candidates to write your book. You will be able to browse Story Terrace's writers online. You'll be matched with the professional journalist or author of your choice, and have an introductory phone call.

3. Interviews

Story Terrace will provide a fun and easy questionnaire to jog your memory and focus your thoughts. Your writer will then meet you in person, for a 2-3 hour interview. Afterwards, you'll agree a structure for the book, and your writer will begin work on a draft.

4. Your Books Are Delivered

Your writer will finalise your book, which will be proofread by an editor. After you have approved the final edited draft, your beautiful hardbound books will be printed and delivered in 2-3 weeks. The finished book will include 20 photos of your choice, hardcover binding, and full-colour printing.

The complete process of creating your own Story Book takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

We Also Recommend

  • Reconnect with friends and family, gathering their thoughts on the stories you wish to share
  • Get in touch with loved ones to rediscover significant photographs
  • Head over to the Story Terrace blog for inspiration on the power of storytelling

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Your 45-50 page book will consist of approximately 25 A5 pages of text (approx. 5,500 words) and up to 20 personal photos.

If you want to capture your life story in full, an upgrade is available to Story Terrace's 'Complete' package. This incorporates a double-length book, twice the time spent editing and writing, and an extra interview session. If you're stuck for choice on what photographs to use, this upgrade also increases the personal photo allowance to up to 30. Simply check the box under "Make the Occasion Extra Special" at the top of the page.

Bespoke options are also available (e.g. translations, extra books, family history research, etc). Contact TRULY with any requests for a quote.

The complete process of creating your own Story Book takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

In the event of cancellation, Story Terrace requires at least 48 hours’ notice prior to the first interview.

Once booked via TRULY, you will receive a Story Terrace welcome pack to begin your experience.

We Also Recommend

  • Reconnect with friends and family, gathering their thoughts on the stories you wish to share
  • Get in touch with loved ones to rediscover significant photographs
  • Head over to the Story Terrace blog for inspiration on the power of storytelling

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Your 45-50 page book will consist of approximately 25 A5 pages of text (approx. 5,500 words) and up to 20 personal photos.

If you want to capture your life story in full, an upgrade is available to Story Terrace's 'Complete' package. This incorporates a double-length book, twice the time spent editing and writing, and an extra interview session. If you're stuck for choice on what photographs to use, this upgrade also increases the personal photo allowance to up to 30. Simply check the box under "Make the Occasion Extra Special" at the top of the page.

Bespoke options are also available (e.g. translations, extra books, family history research, etc). Contact TRULY with any requests for a quote.

The complete process of creating your own Story Book takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

In the event of cancellation, Story Terrace requires at least 48 hours’ notice prior to the first interview.

Once booked via TRULY, you will receive a Story Terrace welcome pack to begin your experience.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Interviews conducted by email, telephone or in-person at a venue of your choice

England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Story Terrace Interviews conducted by email, telephone or in-person at a venue of your choice

Available UK Wide England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Your Personal Biographer: Capture Your Memories with a Professional Writer from Story Terrace

  • Double your book length and interview time +
    £800

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