Custom Maps

Provide the basic details of your family's geographical story: birthplaces, homes, places with significant family meaning.

We'll produce a hand-drawn, Victorian-style map to take a place of pride in your home.

Custom Maps

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Preserve your family stories for generations to come.

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Just a Chapter

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Provide the basic details of your family's geographical story: birthplaces, homes, places with significant family meaning.

We'll produce a hand-drawn, Victorian-style map to take a place of pride in your home.

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Guided Autobiography Course

Do you have interest in writing about your life?

 

In this 5-week course you will

  • Work through a variety of themes designed to spark memory and reflection

  • Write a story or experience each week

  • Hear examples of stories shared by other participants

  • Be surprised by the insights you gain!

 

Sessions are 90 minutes long and include presentation, sharing, and discussion time. All participants receive a set of handouts at each session designed to spark and inspire writing both in the course and beyond.

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Baic Life Story

Tell the your stories and have them captured in a beautiful coffee-table-style book that summarizes your life.

A good fit if:

 

  • The subject of the book has a clear sense of what stories they'd like to tell

  • You'd like some custom elements

  • You are looking for a clear, thoughtful process that guides you to create a bolk you'll be proud of.

Basic Life Story book includes:

  • Up to 8 hours of interview time

  • Design and layout of a book of up to 100 pages

  • Up to 10 hours of historical research

  • Up to 100 images

  • Two custom maps, one custom family tree

  • Four rounds of feedback

  • Professional cover and interior design and layout

  • Professional writing, editing, and proofreading

  • Includes three (3) hardcover copies (more available to order)

Starting from $14,500

Reading Books
 Autobiography

A memoir that shares a life story from start to finish, with photos throughout.

A good fit if you:

 

  • Want to spend more time in interviews

  • Are imagining a longer book, one that has space to get into same of the stories

  • Would like the option to share publically for sale or in libraries

  • Would like to work closely with a professional team to give significant input into the overall structure and design,

  • Want to create a book that is fully representative of you / your loved one.

Autobiography Book Includes:

Includes all features of the Life Story Book, plus:
 

  • Up to 12 hours of recorded and transcribed interviews

  • Book of up to 150 pages

  • ISBN registration

  • E-book production

  • Unlimited rounds of feedback

  • Up to four custom maps and up to two custom family trees

  • Two "podcast" arrangements made from recorded interiews

  • Three (3) hardcover copies (more available to order)

     

Starting from $24,500

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Full Personal History

A full life deserves a full book: create a beautiful comprehensive coffee-table book.

A good fit if you are looking for:

  • Maximum interview time: to get beyond the initial surface stories
  • A "real book" - up to 250 pages
  • Significant historic context & in-depth research
  • High-quality audio content ('family podcast') from interview material
     

If you don't want to be on the clock this is the approach for you.

Full Personal History book includes:

Includes all features of the Autobiography, plus:
 

  • Up to 20 hours of interviews

  • Custom photoshoot of relevant present and historical situations and people

  • Historical context research

  • Whatever it takes to get you to a high-quality, comprehensive coffee table book

  • Seven (7) hardcover copies (more available to order)

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create a personalized gift for Father's Day

20% Off Sale

give a gift that he'll remember for years to come: a custom children's book
he'll receive a card for Father's Day and the full printed books by Christmas