A personal history, with all the touchstones and highlights of a life – so far. The people and places, the work and the passions, spiced with quotes and set in the context of the time.
Presented as a newspaper-style feature profile, like those I’ve written of famous and extraordinary people during my long career as a journalist.
Minimum 1,500 words, to share with family and friends.
Since most of us don’t rate a proper newspaper obituary, let me provide an alternative to the boilerplate notices assembled by funeral directors.
Advance obits, crafted in wire service style, are shorter and cost less than Life Stories, though they include the same interview process, research and care in the writing.
Minimum 600 words tailored for publication in local newspapers, websites and social media.
Stories of immigration
There are few actions more courageous than leaving your homeland to make a better life in another country.
Since many people are interested in tracing their ancestry, your descendants will thank you for telling the rest of the story – of life in the old country, the journey to a new home, the struggles and successes.
A minimum 800-word narrative of those life-changing experiences.
Slices of life
Tell the story of an especially memorable episode in your life.
We all have one or more in our lives. Tell me yours.
Each a minimum of 500 words, at a fraction of the cost, that can later be included in a Life Story.
Many people seem to struggle when it comes to writing a few hundred words that tell their story for digital or print publication.
Let a professional do the job.
Specializing in memoirs and non-fiction.
As a former television news producer, I know how to make words, pictures and audio work.
Whether you’re writing a blog or a book, I can help shape and sharpen your work for publication.
Learn the art of storytelling: Available for small groups in such venues as community centers and seniors’ homes, as well as private instruction.