Milestone Birthdays

Has someone you love got a big birthday coming up? Are you struggling to think of ways to make it truly special? We’ve pulled together some great ideas, that will surprise and delight even those who have lived three score and ten, and seen it all! 1. Family Love Contact family and friends near and far, and get them to take pictures of themselves holding a sign with a birthday wish on. Not only do you get the messages themselves – but a modern and up to-date photo of all your family members. Display these on a digital photo frame, and your loved one gets to experience the joy all the Read more

Dear Dad: The Secret Story of Father’s Day

When thinking of your father, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Hard work providing for you when you were young? Tough love to make sure you did well in school? Or what about his old stories - past adventures that taught you so much about life? Every dad is different, but we can all agree that fathers can be true heroes: protectors, advisers, and even friends. It’s Father's Day this month, so today we’re looking at all things dad related: The Mysterious History of Father’s Day How Rutger Bruining’s grandfather inspired him to start Story Terrace How you can get your Read more

The most sentimental gift for your parents

With mother’s day approaching fast, we’re thinking about gifts to give our parents. Every year a plethora of occasions - birthdays, Christmases, anniversaries - call for a new and different gift. Just buying something expensive isn’t enough to show you care - it’s the thought behind the present that counts. So here is a unique idea - what gift could be more loving than capturing your parents’ life stories in a memoir or biography? At Story Terrace, we bring together family stories to create beautiful books. Our specialist writers can tease out your parents’ memories, and carefully Read more

4 Unique Luxury Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and if you're like us, then you're probably still searching for the best type of gift to give. We all want to find that special-something, a unique gift our mum will treasure as much as we appreciate her.  In the spirit of sharing ideas and stories, we’ve partnered with English luxury lifestyle brand Thomas Lyte (who provided the gifting images) to bring you 4 special gift ideas. The Thomas Lyte company has a distinct link to genealogy and history (two of our favourite things!) through its name, which echoes back to 1610 and the story of the Lyte Jewel. King Read more

How It Works: The Story Book Process | Step 6

In six simple steps, you can take part in creating your life story to save and share for generations to come. In this article, learn about the final, sixth step in the Story Terrace story book process. Once you’ve finished working with your experienced ghostwriter on making edits to your story, the finalised manuscript will be sent to your Story Terrace editor for review. Now you can sit back and let our skilled editorial team ensure your book is thoroughly edited and proofread. {Tweet: Learn about the 6th step in the @StoryTerrace biog process. Go from final manuscript to printed hardcover Read more

Unique gifting ideas for the Man Who Has Everything

This month at Story Terrace it’s all about unique gifting ideas for the man that has everything... So it’s that time of year again when everyone is thinking about purchasing unique Christmas gifts but surely it’s fun and rewarding delving into our pockets to buy for the one’s we love.  That is, when it’s easy and you know what somebody wants or needs! But what about that special man in your life who owns everything? Or that elusive man in the family who honestly never reveals what he wants - what on earth do you buy for him? From the team here at Story Terrace, here are some perfect Read more

StoryStarter has arrived

MEET FOUNDERS ON WED 4/11 at STAND D323 Story Terrace launches StoryStarter, a group-gifting platform to collaboratively create a ghostwritten biography  Part of the changing face of crowdfunding and the revolution in publishing Contribute stories, photos and funds all in one place The most accessible and collaborative way to capture one’s life story London/ Dublin — November 4th, 2015. Story Terrace, ‘Everyone’s Personal Biographer’, is launching Read more

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