Everyone’s Personal Biographer

We capture personal stories in beautiful books, using professional writers and face-to-face interviews

Tell Us Your Story
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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.

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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 newspapers, and some of the best-known publishing houses in the world.

We also work with up-and-coming writers, who we recruit from the most prestigious Creative Writing and Journalism programs in the country, including NYU, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.

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