Help Me Write My Story

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What's Your Story?

I believe that our lives are the sum of many stories filled with adventures, wonders, disappointments, successes, tragedies, victories, and mysteries. Our STORIES, all of them, have the necessary components for a lasting legacy.


Your story is a GIFT to others. Your life is a STEWARDSHIP. Your story matters because YOU MATTER. Your story needs to be SHARED with and REMEMBERED by those who need to KNOW your story.


That said, many STORIES never go beyond the back of our minds and fade away forever. And that is why I am reaching out to you. I want to help you WRITE YOUR STORY.

IMAGINE for a moment what you could do with YOUR STORY in the FORM of a BOOK:

  • YOUR STORY, in the form of a quality published book, becomes something tangible and is in your hands.


  • YOUR STORY can give encouragement to others, especially to your family, friends, and customers/clients, and even to people you will unlikely ever meet in this life.


  • YOUR STORY contains your legacy and will always be there, even after you are long gone, influencing future readers.

  • YOUR STORY, in the form of a book, will be the perfect and unique item for you to give away or sell, creating a new revenue stream.


  • YOUR STORY can serve as a mentor to help the person who wants to learn how to apply the life lessons you experienced.

YOUR STORY matters to you and YOUR STORY matters to me too.

What is HELP ME WRITE MY STORY?

HELP ME WRITE MY STORY is a highly relational, process-driven, professional service that empowers an aspiring author to produce a personal memoir that is shared in a self-published book (including Kindle too).


HELP ME WRITE MY STORY coaches the author client through each creative phase of writing a book: 


  • How to create the Big Story Idea
  • How to create a Write My Story Time Line
  • How to do great research
  • How to create a strong outline of chapters and subchapters
  • How to use creative words to paint vivid mental and emotional images
  • How to tell your story in an interesting way
  • How to write strong chapter summaries
  • How to create a book title and subtitle that resonates with the reader
  • How to create a book front and back cover that catches the reader’s attention
  • How to write back cover copy
  • How to take your story to the finished product in print and in Kindle formats.
  • How to use the power of social networking to promote your story

Who needs HELP ME WRITE MY STORY?

HELP ME WRITE MY STORY can be a great resource for the person who . . .


  • Wants to write their story but need practical instruction, intentional coaching and accountability.
  • Wants to make sure their story, their legacy, is preserved in a format so family members and friends will remember and be inspired by their story.
  • Wants to use their story as a way to open doors of future opportunities for even greater influence.
  • Wants a personal product to either sell or gift to others.
  • Wants the rewarding satisfaction of having a professional copy of their personal story.

How does HELP ME WRITE MY STORY work?

There are five Story Coaching service levels of Help Me Write My Story*:


*In addition to the fees for each package, a reduced monthly payment plus a percentage of the royalties is an alternative form of payment. See me for the details.


Note: I’m a writer, not a graphic artist.
Book covers are the responsibility of the client. Platforms like KDP offer “cover creators” for the author.


Level One / Priority Package:$12,000.00 (6 months at $2,000 / month). This is for the client who does not have either the time or skill set to write their own book and needs to have it written in an expedited fashion. Dr. Bates writes your book for you. You provide all of your research and personal notes. Dr. Bates takes you through the Help Me Write My Story process from your Big Story Idea to published book. This service includes proofing, recording interview sessions, writing coaching, social networking coaching, and helping you keep the publishing checklist goals in place. 


Level Two / Premium Package (As told to Dr. Bates):$9,000.00 (18 months at $500 / month) Dr. Bates writes your book for you. You provide all of your research and personal notes. Dr. Bates takes you through the Help Me Write My Story process from your Big Story Idea to published book. This service includes proofing, recording interview sessions, writing coaching, social networking coaching, and helping you keep the publishing checklist goals in place. [$9,000.00 at a rate of $500.00/month for 18 months payment timeline. Pay in full and save $100.00]


Level Three / Professional Package:$6,000.00 (12 months at $500 / month): This is for the client who is in need of customized leadership training curriculum for their business and / or non-profit. 


Level Four / Team Package:$4,000.00 at a rate of $400.00 / month for 10 months payment timeline. Pay in full and save $100.00]You and Dr. Bates write your book together. You provide all of your research and personal notes. Dr. Bates takes you through the Help Me Write My Story process from your Big Story Idea to published book. This service includes proofing, writing coaching, social networking coaching, and helping you keep the publishing checklist goals in place.


Level Five / Book Launch Package:$1,000.00 at a rate of $250.00/month for 4 months payment timeline. Pay in full and save $100.00. You write your book and Dr. Bates takes you through the Help Me Write My Story process from your Big Story Idea to published book. This service includes proofing, writing coaching, social networking coaching, and helping you keep the publishing checklist goals in place. 


Low Level Story Coaching: This is for the person who is interested in establishing a short-term business relationship. They are in need of strategic coaching / instruction on the best path forward towards writing their book one day but are not prepared to make a time and financial investment now. They are looking to bounce ideas around, using Dr. Bates as a sounding board. Standard coaching fees are $125.00 per 90-minute session.


Interested? Have I gotten your attention?


If you want your STORY to outlast you then we need to have a conversation. I not only want to help you, I can help you. I’ve written for a worldwide publisher and I’ve self-published for years. I know the ropes and will help you carve out your own path in helping you write your story and becoming published. 


When you write a book, automatically in the eyes of many, you become “an expert.” Well, when you write Your Story you are! No one knows it better than you! What better time to WRITE YOUR STORY. Let’s begin the process now and reach out to me for more information on how you can WRITE YOUR OWN STORY! Thanks for considering me as your STORY COACH for your writing needs. Let’s begin the process now 


Leading with Quality in Mind,


Dr. Denny Bates

Author/Founder of Something New Christian Publishers 

Frequently Asked Questions Aspiring Writers Ask

  1. How long does it take to write a book? Well, it depends but you will never know until you begin!
  2. What does it cost? Great question! It depends on many factors like how many pages will be in the book, how much time and support will I need to give to your book, how quick you need it done, etc? I'll say this: After we have an initial interview I'll do everything in my power to make it affordable for you.
  3. if I don't write my story will it be the end of the world? No, but the world will be down one less story the world needs to hear--YOUR STORY!