A person who tells anecdotes in a skillful and amusing way; a storyteller; a narrator
We conduct in-home or remote interviews and produce heirloom life story books for families to cherish.
Our expert writers work one-on-one with every storyteller or couple during intimate interviews and create completely custom, one-of-a-kind life story books. If a loved one has passed away, our writers interview family and friends in order to create a tribute book that captures the life lived.
This Is Where I Belong:
The Story of Myra “Sallie” Varrelman
Our Adventures Together:
The Story of Lynne and Bruce Beck
Larger Than Life:
The Story of Dan Wiltz
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Raconteur was born out of the desire to preserve parents' and grandparents’ life stories. Co-founder Olivia Spallino Savoie documented her grandmothers’ memories. After seeing what the keepsake memoirs meant to her own family, she began writing life story books for families everywhere.
The saddest sentence I know is ‘I wish I had asked my mother about that.’