Our Services

Memoir Services

  • Transcription – We’ll take your handwritten memoir and type it into a digital format. We can save it and return it to you as a Microsoft Word document, an Open Office document, a Google Drive document or a plain text (.txt) document. We strongly recommend that you make a photo copy of every page before sending it to us.
  • Basic Copy – An editor will correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization, grammar and minor problems with syntax.
  • Line Editing – Line editing includes basic copy editing plus additional attention to word choice, sentence flow and paragraph structure.
  • Deep Editing and Organization – Includes basic copy editing and line editing plus the editor will check facts and make suggestions for improving the clarity and overall flow of your memoir. Changes will be suggested for awkward sentences, repetition and clarifying context. Sections may be rearranged, chapters may be added or removed and chapter titles might be reworked.
  • Basic Book Layout – Choose one of our book designs and we’ll format all the text, add a table of contents and insert your photos into the middle of the book. (Photos and Images must be in a digital format.) We will create a cover design for you using one photo on the front and one on the back. You will have the opportunity to view a digital version of your book before we order a proof copy from the publisher.
  • Advanced Book Layout – Choose one of our book designs and we’ll format all the text, add a table of contents and insert your photos on the pages you specify. (Photos and Images must be in a digital format.) We’ll work with you to create an enhanced cover design that can include photos of your choosing. You will have the opportunity to view a digital version of your book before we order a proof copy.
  • Basic Workbook to Publisher Package – The fastest, easiest and lowest cost option for publishing your memoir. Use our Digital Memoir Workbook and easily enter your answers to the questions that are relevant to you. Submit the workbook and up to 10 photos when you’re finished, choose a layout from our design templates and we’ll put it all together and get you a proof copy in no time.
  • Intermediate Workbook to Publisher Package – Includes everything in the basic package plus basic copy editing to correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization and minor problems with syntax. You’ll have the opportunity to approve all of the changes before we print your proof copy.
  • Advanced Workbook to Publisher Package – Includes everything in the Basic and Intermediate package plus line editing to give additional attention to word choice, sentence flow and paragraph structure.
  • Ultimate Workbook to Publisher Package – A content editor will read all of your answers to the questions in the Digital Memoir Workbook and suggest an organizational structure for your memoir. The editor will remove the questions and work with you to add context where necessary. After reorganizing, deep editing and approval from you, a proof copy will be ordered.
  • Multi-media Package – We will make a movie out of your photos and voice recording.
  • MemoirWorkbook.com ‘Finished for You’ Package – $97 plus the cost of your printed proof book for MemoirWorkbook.com members only… We will create a professional cover for your book, add page numbers to the Table of Contents, tweak any awkward page breaks, create a print-ready document, and order a proof copy of your book for you. For an estimate of the cost of the proof, include the number of pages in your document.

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Our Services was last modified: March 28th, 2016 by Val Brennan
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