Hiring a biography writer can be confusing. Here are answers to some typically-asked questions. This will help you better understand the general process.
1. What goes into my biography?
The biography will be written from a personal interview, research and fact-checking.
2. How long will my biography be?
OCPR offers 3 types of bios. They are listed below
-Short (1/2 page) to be used with one-sheet overviews, booking introductions, etc.
-Classic (3/4 to 1 page) to be used on website.
-Long form are available (1 1/2 to 2 pages) to be used for in-depth media kits.
3. Where do we start?
For a full biography, expect a minimum of 1 hour of interview time with the subject of the biography. Your OCPR biographer may also conduct supplemental interviews (with other people that you designate).
4. What makes a good biography?
A biographer crafts a narrative that is compelling. If you want a real story that follows the true themes of a person’s life, then you need a writer who can conduct efficient interviews and thorough research accordingly
5. Can interviews for a biography be conducted remotely?
Sure. We interview clients via Skype, telephone, and email.
6. How will the cost of my biography project be determined?
Time for writing a biography, including interview and fact research will total at least 10 hours. At our average flat rate of $50 an hour, the basic package cost is $500. There are discounts offered for purchasing more than one length. Quotes are provided at the time of initial contact. Fill out our contact form here.
7. How do I process payment?
Prior to work commencing, a 50% deposit is due and may be processed via this link. The remaining balance is due once the first draft is delivered. All quotes paid in full upfront are invoiced at a 10% discount. Client is able to review first draft and request up to three (3) revisions.