What goes into my biography?

Your biography is a written account of your life or career as told by you through a series of interviews and supplemented by our own research, if necessary. You can include interviews by key associates, employees, your family, or anyone else. It’s your story and you tell it any way you like.

How do I prepare?

You don’t have to do a thing prior to our first meeting. But if you’re eager to get started, you could ask associates or family members if there are particular stories they want you to include in the book. You can also begin by jotting down people, places, events, etc. that stand out in your mind.

What happens first?

The first step is to determine the scope of the project, including style, number of interview sessions, and date you want it published. A full-length book takes about six months. Then we’ll set a date for the interview, and send a list of questions to think over.

Where are interviews conducted?

Wherever you feel comfortable. Your home or office is usually the best, but anywhere is good as long as it is quiet, and you won’t be distracted.

Can interviews be done on the telephone?

Sometimes distance or your busy schedule precludes face-to-face meetings. If so, we can use the phone, or do a Zoom call.

What are the marks of a good biographer?

He/she will have the following attributes:

  • A good listener
  • Professional
  • Reliable
  • Efficient
  • Confidential
  • Non-Judgmental
  • Flexible
  • Creative
  • Cost-effective
  • An excellent reputation

I am proud to say that we exercise all of the above.

How long will the process take?

A typical book project will take from four to eight months, depending on the frequency of the interviews and the size of the book.

Can I publish my book?

Yes. It takes between four and six weeks between final draft and publication. It is included in our service.

Can I be sure I won’t violate someone’s privacy if I include them in my  book?

We will always advise you if what you say or how you say it might violate someone’s privacy. If there is any doubt, the safest way is to obtain written permission before the book goes to print or change the name and circumstances so they are protected.

Can I publish in an E-book format as well as print?

BiographyMasters can arrange for E-book and soft/hardcover print version. 

What if I want to stop the whole process?

You can stop at any time, and for any reason. You only need to be paid-up for the most recent chapters. You can pick it up again if you change your mind.

Please contact us HERE with your further questions.

If you don’t write your story, history will pass you by.

Call for a complimentary consultation: 904 514-9790, or send your confidential email here