The long and short of the cost:

Some life stories are longer than others. Here are the rough price ranges:

For 30 hours of interviews: $19,500, plus printing

For 40 hours of interviews: $24,500, plus printing

For 50 hours of interviews: $29,500, plus printing

The printing cost is usually in the range of $10-$20 per paperback copy or $20-$30 per hardcover copy.

The prices above include interviewing, writing, proofreading, and professional book layout and design. Some stories incur other incremental costs such as newspaper photo reprints and travel. If you'd like to find out more about costs, please contact me.