We turn life stories into unique books

  • Professional writers
  • Face-to-face interviews
  • Hardbound books, delivered to your door
  • Tell your own story, or give a special gift

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Welcome

Life is Worth Writing Down

We all have moments we don’t want to forget: childhood memories; challenging times and hard-won victories; stories from our parents and grandparents.

A Complete Service

With Story Terrace, you can preserve your stories in a beautiful book. We’ll pair you with one of our professional ghostwriters. Together, you’ll create a one-of-a-kind biography.

Click Above to View Sample Books

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We Make it Easy to Create a Biography

1. We pair you with a carefully chosen professional writer

2. Your writer interviews you in depth, and writes your story

3. Your beautiful, hardcover, full-colour books are delivered!

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Our Writers Capture Your Voice

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Our experienced professional writers are journalists and authors, who have worked for leading national newspapers, and some of the best-known publishers in the world.

We also work with up-and-coming junior writers, who we recruit from the most prestigious universities, creative writing courses and journalism programmes – including Durham, UCL, and Oxbridge.

Story Terrace Writers Have Been Published By:

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Packages & Pricing

We offer books in three sizes, or a bespoke service.
Order now by phone or online, or organise a group gift with our new StoryStarter service.

Book Stacks

COMPACT

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  • 45-50 page custom hardcover book
  • 2-3 hours of interviews with a ghostwriter;
  • 25+ hours of writing and editing

Enough to cover the most significant times in your life.

COMPLETE

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  • 80-90 page custom hardcover book
  • 4-5 hours of interviews with a ghostwriter
  • 50+ hours of writing and editing

Perfect to capture your life story – our flagship product.

NOVELLA

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  • 120-150 page custom hardcover book
  • 8-10 hours of interviews with a ghostwriter
  • 100+ hours of writing and editing

The works — tell your whole life story, in depth.

BESPOKE

  • We can handle complex requests
  • Books of any length
  • Custom production quality
  • Print any number of copies

We love special requests! Prices Upon Application

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Make it a Team Effort

Group Gifts and Projects with StoryStarter

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Launch Your Campaign Today

  • Invite friends and family to get involved – StoryStarter makes group contributions easy!
  • Everyone can upload photos and share stories for the book
  • You can raise donations online. Set your target and track your progress!
  • Your group can view their contributions on a shared page
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What People Are Saying

  • I can’t wait to see my Dad’s face when he realises what I have bought him for Christmas!

    Linda Dawn Turner, Story Terrace Customer
  • Everyday people’s memoirs

    Porter Anderson, The Bookseller
  • My dream has been realised

    Ichko Gombodorj, Story Terrace Customer
  • A mission to encourage people from all walks of
    life to contribute to a unique archive of social history

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  • Such an innovative and creative gift

    Jayshree Sethna, Story Terrace Gift Recipient
  • The idea is absolutely enchanting

    Virgin Media Pioneers
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As Seen In

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Contact us using the form below - or chat live with our team at the bottom of the page.