Memoir – First Memories
Often the place to start when planning your memoir is to cast your mind back to your very first memories. Nobody really knows how those first memories cement themselves in your mind, but they often make for some great reading! My earliest memory was a time pottering around the kitchen at three years old, whilst my mother was sitting on the floor.
LifeBook – A Legacy Lived, A Legacy Shared
Experience the journey of a LifeBook autobiography by listening to testimonials from our clients, interviewers, and ghost-writers. We come across many reasons why our clients want to create or gift an autobiography, but whatever the motivation it can be cathartic and enlightening to be interviewed about your own life.
Top Tips For Autobiography Writing
With these steps complete, you’re ready to get started on creating a written record of your life, that lasting legacy to pass on to your family and friends. If you feel you can’t manage that task unaided, our team at LifeBook will be happy to offer you all the support you need, from words writing, design, typesetting, and printing.
The LifeBook Experience – Your Memoirs
Perhaps you have always wanted to write your memoirs but have never found the time or maybe you have suggested to a relative that you would love to hear all about their life. LifeBook makes capturing your memoirs easy and enjoyable. With the help of the project manager and other team members, we make the process run smoothly.
Your Life Story & My Role As LifeBook Editor
At LifeBook, my role as an editor is not typical nor entirely conventional when it comes to that kind of work. Yes, quality control is important, but, unlike conventional editing, it is not my place to decide what is included or left out of a memoir. That decision is down to the author. Each memoir reflects the author’s life story as they see it.
Fascination With Diaries
The Diary of Anne Frank, the Diary of a Nobody, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13½, The Diary of Samuel Pepys – just four of the hundreds of diaries, fact and fiction, that have fascinated and entertained – and sometimes educated – us. A diary can be a window to the soul or a record of events – or perhaps both. Why not start your diary today?
From the Queen’s Coronation to My Grandma’s Biscuit Tin
Everyone has a story to tell and, yes, yours is every bit as interesting as anything you’ll find on the shelf in your nearest bookshop. Your life story is shaped by your experiences, your memories, and your own stamp on social history. Think about how many millions of people would recount the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II differently.
Precious Memories and Cherished Values
What do we really know about our grandparents and parents? A comment I hear so often is: “I know so little about my grandparents and even my own parents’ lives. What made them the people they became and what choices did they have to make in their lives?” When I read my mother's memoir as an adult I understood where the root of her anger stemmed from.
When LifeBook Ghostwriters Hear Voices
To be a successful LifeBook ghostwriter, it’s essential to have the ability to capture and maintain the storyteller’s ‘voice’ throughout the book. Consider the difference between a biography and an autobiography. In a biography, there’s a distance between the writer and the subject. The opposite with an autobiography.
LifeBook’s Founder Talks to Alara Kap from Based Istanbul
Alara Kap talks about how he fell in love with LifeBook during a family gathering where he found himself listening closely to the story of Roy Moëd. He likes how, from the first words to the first heartbreaks, unkept promises to kept secrets, LifeBook reveals as much as one is willing to; without any judgment or prejudice.