1.  INITIAL CONSULTATION
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When you have a story, memory, or an audience in mind, let's talk.

Every Storied experience includes a 15-minute consultation call - this gives us a chance to get to know each other a bit, allows you to set the tone and direction of your story, and ensures you get the most out of your Storied interview session. Before our call, I'll share a document of sample questions with you. 

2.  INTERVIEW
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The amount of interview time may vary based what you want to accomplish.

Gift interviews usually take up to 45 minutes while full life story interviews can take anywhere from 1 hour to 3 hours.

We can meet in-person at the Storied studio, 855 Sawyer Street in South Portland, Maine. Or, we can record over the computer or phone. I am willing to travel short distances if meeting in-person at your home works best. 

3.  PRODUCTION
4. STORIED.
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Production includes a discussion with you around what you want highlighted from your interview, and what you might want edited out.

 

I will edit out 'ums' and pauses and anything else that feels extraneous. You don't have to worry about stumbling over your words while we talk--editing will take care of all of that.

Typically if we talk for an hour, your final product will be around 35-45 minutes.

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The final product will saved on a USB flash drive, gift boxed up, and mailed to you. Or dropped off to you if you live locally.

It will also be emailed to you as a Dropbox file that you can forward along to anyone you'd like.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS?

Need ideas? Here are some examples of stories to share:

  • A full life story to give your children and grandchildren.

  • Your children’s birth stories to give them as a gift.

  • A birthday or anniversary gift sharing what you love about another person and the stories that illustrate that affection.

  • A compilation of short interviews to give as a retirement gift to a beloved work colleague.

  • A compilation of short interviews to give as a wedding gift to a newly minted couple.

  • The story behind your business to share with potential customers.

  • End of life stories to share with loved ones when you are no longer here.

  • A memorial compilation with stories of a deceased loved one to share with future generations.

  • A ‘how we met story’ to share with a partner or lifelong friend.

  • Siblings sharing stories of what they love, admire and have learned from their parents and how they have navigated challenging times together.​

What story will you share?