Thank you for your interest in my project, Roving Typist. I type stories for strangers, in person and from afar. If you’d like, there’s this film you can watch about it. Sometimes the stories are completely made up in my head, sometimes I collaborate with the person I’m writing the story for – it all depends on what the passerby wants. I’m available to bring my project to your event, as well.
This is the place where you can order a one-of-a-kind story from afar, written just for you. I will not duplicate or replicate the story in any way, you will be the sole owner. If you happen to do something cool with the story – like make it into a movie, or compose a musical based on it, or put it in a really neat frame, let me know!
The story will come in an envelope, stamped with my typewriter stamp, with the title on the outside. Inside will be a piece of paper, 8.5″ by 5.5″, with the typewritten story, as well as the date it was written. If you have any special instructions, put them in the “what would you like your story to be about?” section.
Feel free to not specify a thing! Roll the dice! Or, conversely, be very specific! Links to pictures/facebooks/twitters are welcome. Want to upload a picture? You can do that too and I’ll start there.
Pay what you want for a story. Unfortunately, to break even, I can’t accept anything lower than 10 dollars for a story.
The longest your story will be is two pieces of paper, front only. One page is usually the norm.
In order to accept all orders from interested parties, I can no longer promise delivery sooner than November 2014. I will send you a notification when your story is finished and bound for you. However, if you have not received your story one month after you ordered it, please feel free to ask me where you are in the queue.
(after hitting Submit, you will be taken to a Paypal page to pay.)