Crafting your memories into a unique treasure is a process. Here’s an overview:

Silver Life Legacy Package

4 Hours Oral History

Free One Hour Consultation

We'll get acquainted and talk about your vision and focus for your project. My goal is to be flexible in meeting your needs.

Personal Interview

A fun, relaxed process of gathering your memories and stories. Interviews are flexible and can be completed in a few days or over the course of 3 to 4 weeks in the comfort of your home or office. Four hours of oral history interview, recorded, transcribed, and edited for ease of reading. Includes a digital file of the oral history recording as well as both a printed and a digital transcript file in word doc format. Up to five photos can be digitized and included in the transcription if desired. Investment – $1600 Additional digital files - $25.00 each. For more details please see Pricing.

Gold Life Legacy Package

6 Hours Oral HIstory

Six hours of oral history interview, recorded, transcribed, and edited for ease of reading. We will work together to make final edits to your transcript. Up to 12 photos can be digitized and included within the transcription. Package includes two digital copies of oral history and transcription files and two printed copies of the edited transcript. The edited transcript will be printed and then bound in one of two ways: 1- coil bound into a softcover book with an attractive cover or 2- a standard printed paperback through Amazon’s KDP program for an additional $350. Investment – $3997 For more details please see Pricing.

Platinum Deluxe Life Legacy Package

Full Life Review

Full-length life review, 10 - 12 hours of interviews that are then transcribed, edited, and revised. Then the fun begins! I work with you to make final edits to your book, from chapter titles to photo placement. Don't worry, I do the "heavy lifting", you get to enjoy the creative input! Then your words are formatted into a book with a beautifully designed cover, complete with up to 25 photos (more can be included at additional cost). Your story will then be professionally printed to industry standards, creating a one-of-a-kind keepsake in either hardcover or softcover format. You will have the option of either keeping this as a private family project or making it available for sale online (additional cost for commercial publication). Package includes four digital copies of the oral history and transcription files. Investment starts at – $6997 For more details please see Pricing.

Life Legacy Memoir Coaching

Jump Start Your Memoir

For those who prefer the do-it-yourself approach, or just need guidance in the process of writing their memoir or family history, three, six, and twelve-month guided coaching options are available. Projects are flexible to your needs. Please contact me for details.


Silver Life Legacy Package


Gold Life Legacy Package


Platinum Deluxe Life Legacy Package


Life Legacy Memoir Coaching

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"A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor."

~ Alexander Smith, Scottish poet and essayist ~

Contact Me

Please contact me for more information or to to schedule a free consultation. I look forward to visiting with you.

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    Karen Ray

    Address: 331 Bristol Avenue, Las Cruces, NM, 88001

    Phone: 575-323-1048