Everyone has a book inside them, so they say! And when it comes to writing the story of your life, no-one can do it better than you. But unless you're a professional, writing a book is not easy. If you want to turn your memories into beautiful words your family will cherish, then hiring a ghostwriter could be for you. Here's how.
Everyone experiences loneliness sometimes. But despite the world being more connected than ever, many of us find that loneliness becomes a long term part of our lives. Not only can it be unpleasant, but it can take a heavy toll on our health, especially for the elderly. If you or a loved one are struggling with it, here are some great tips for tackling lonel
In this video, bookbinding expert Francis Atterbury and LifeTime's founder Roy discuss our approach to making high-quality memoirs and, more importantly, why the choice of materials and bookbinding methods are so important. Francis has a long experience of making books and helped us establish our new way of making premium memoirs in 2018.
Writing your autobiography or memoir with LifeTime Memoirs is the perfect winter project that will put a smile on your face. It means regular conversations with an interviewer chosen just for you. It’s a chance to look back and reflect. It’s a project that can occupy as much or as little time as you like.
Life is complicated and messy and beautiful, sometimes all in the same day. But having a moment or two each day or week to reflect on the now is important. It may feel silly at first, writing a journal to recap the little moments. But you are creating a record of your life story. One day you’ll be happy you did.
Right now, so many of us are feeling the emotional strain of social distancing. We can, however, make the situation a bit better by connecting with our loved ones using video technology. Albeit far from ideal, it does facilitate that all-important human interaction without risking our health.
The authors whose memories I’ve helped to write for LifeTime Memoirs come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Some grew up ‘making do’, while others had well-off parents; some had easy childhoods while others struggled. However, one thing mentioned by nearly all of them is how things have changed during their lifetimes.
If you’re thinking about how to create your life story, a little bit of planning can make the process simple and enjoyable. There’s often a pattern when authors begin the process of writing their life stories. First, they don’t know where to start. Then, they cover every major milestone as if crossing a stream by jumping boulder to boulder.
Alan Beckett, LifeTime Memoirs author, shares his experience of filming our TV commercial and his experience of working with his dedicated project team. He sums it up with: "I might not be the most important client of LifeTime Memoirs, but everyone there has always treated me as though I am – it’s been wonderful and thank you"
One of LifeTime Memoirs’ authors explains how she believes that the regular 90-minute interviews were just the right length so that she didn’t get tired or lose concentration. They also enabled her to check on the writing as it evolved and meant she could add things she had forgotten to say the first time she was interviewed.