Want to start creating your memoirs but not sure where to start? Begin to build your own gold mine of family history by comparing our life story interview services. We offer everything from a ‘Try it Out’ service to ghostwriting, newspaper books and videos. Memoir writing made easy.

Or perhaps there is something else you need for your memoir writing? Contact us for how we can help. 

Try it out

Not sure talking to a stranger about your life is for you? Try the life story audio interview on for size.

  • One-hour guided interview.
  • In-person or over Skype interview by a professional story teller.
  • Your story recorded on a USB to share.

$120

interview

The audio interview captures your story in your own words as guided by a highly experienced interviewer.

  • Four hours of audio interviews.
  • USB with a recording of the entire interview.
  • 30 photographs scanned and made into a slide show to share.

$880

article

A newspaper-style article in poster format for wall display. Perfect for a special event - retirement, sporting milestone, for the newly married to married 60 years.

  • Broadsheet newspaper size article with headlines and photos.
  • Two hours of audio interviews to tell their story.
  • USB with a recording of the entire interview.
  • 30 photographs scanned and made into a slide show to share.

$1620​

book

Beautifully bound hardback book in A3/tabloid-size filled with articles about a life well lived. Includes layout, photographs and headlines to guide readers through a life story.

  • Tabloid-size hardback book.
  • 12,000 words or more in stories and anecdotes brought to life.
  • Four hours of audio interviews completed over one or more sessions.
  • Words and pictures come to life in context.
  • USB with a recording of the entire interview.
  • A transcript of the interview.

$5278​​

film &Book

When words are not enough. This deluxe package of a book plus a 25-minute documentary based on interviews for the book retold for the screen.

  • 3 copies of your tabloid-size hardback book.
  • Tabloid-size hardback book.
  • 12,000 words or more in stories and anecdotes brought to life.
  • Four hours of audio interviews completed over one or more sessions.
  • More than four hours of audio interviews completed over one or more sessions.
  • USB with a recording of the entire interview.
  • A transcript of the interview.

$10,450

ghostwriter

We say ghostwriter but we can help with all kinds of writing.- from memoir mentors to help you write your own story to ghostwriting your story in a novel. Be confident in Stories to Keep writers who abide by codes of ethics devised by Life Stories Australia and the MEAA.

  • Memoir mentoring.
  • Manuscript assessments.
  • Ghostwriting the novel of your life or any other idea you might have.
  • Proofreading

Optional extras

Because we want to share the stories from our life with even more friends and family.

  • Extra books.
  • Transcripts.
  • Extra USBs.
  • Additional photographs.
  • Interview hours.
  • Additional relatives or people interviewed by negotiation.

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