My Eulogy Helper service is ideal if you've put some words or ideas down on paper already but ~ it's not quite there yet.
What you're doing is hard. Be kind to yourself. I’m sure that what you've written so far is much better than you think it is, but . . .
- if it sounds a bit flat ~ I can edit your words so they're a little more elegant, without losing 'you' in the way they sound;
- if your own words are making you cry ~ I can offer some amends and advice that'll make things easier for you; and,
- if there’s something you're really struggling with ~ I can find an appropriate way to word it carefully and gently for you.
It is all right to ask for help.
This is how my Eulogy Helper service works:
- Step 1: We start with a payment that guarantees my time for you.
I use PayPal because it's easy, and safe, and all of my pricing is simple and transparent. Eulogy Helper costs £330 inc. VAT
- Step 2: You set aside some time to work on your draft. Every detail helps (and these guides will help you).
- Step 3: When you're ready, you email the draft to me. My email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org ~ and of course, you're welcome to ask me questions at any time.
- Step 4: I start working on the eulogy straight away. Your payment guarantees my time. The finished eulogy will be ready in about 48 hours, and I'll email it back to you, ready to print out.
Every life story is unique. If you need some help, just ask. The more detail you can provide the better really, but I'll work on your speech so that it's between 4 and 7 minutes long (ideal for most services). I'll also send you some notes to make reading it a little easier, too.
A quick note about style…
I've been writing speeches 'in someone else's voice' for over 20 years. You can relax. The words I write will sound just like you. If it helps though, it may be worth thinking about the style of your draft:
- The life story: A short, biographical speech. Personal details, what the person did, who they were.
- The personal story: Your memories, other people’s recollections. How this person changed your lives, what they meant to you.
- The joyous tribute: Light-hearted, funny even. Bringing everyone's strongest and fondest recollections back to life.
- The truly unique: If you think it’s the right thing to do, then a poem; a speech in the style of a song; or even something more unusual may be appropriate. Drop me a line, let me know.
PS. If you're not sure where or how to start, do have a look through the guides on my eulogy resource pages.
They're all free. They're there to help you.