CA$ 5,359
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9days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, December 21 2018 7:36 PM UTC +00:00.

Zena PedenBy Zena Peden
First created
Zena PedenBy Zena Peden
First created
CA$ 5,359
pledged of CA$ 150,000pledged of CA$ 150,000 goal
28
backers
9days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, December 21 2018 7:36 PM UTC +00:00.

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About

 What does "MyStory" do?

‘MyStory’ is an interactive ‘interview style’ app/software program, which automatically writes the users autobiography producing an e-book, or if you would like a soft back copy you can order through our booking binding and finishing partner (note: booking binding services separate is a fee) - It is like having your own personal ‘ghost writer’ but without the fee (ghost writers are typically paid anywhere between $25,000.000 - $80,000.00)

The intent is to provide the user with a memoir, a legacy or dedication/gift to family, friends and loved ones, which can be passed down and shared from generation to generation. No longer do you have to be a high profile personality to have your own autobiography written, or pay ghost writers substantial amounts of money to do so, instead you can now do it easily, effortlessly and cost effectively. It is designed to capture ones journey in life and provide written documentation of a life lived.

How does "MyStory" actually work?

The app/software program utilizes an interview and discussion based format, which initiates a conversation (utilizing speech recognition technology and a conversational technology model and potentially). It allows the user to curate pieces of information that are important to them, such as interviews about their life history, childhood family, career, beliefs, interests and anything else typically found in a biographical account or life story.

After every interview, MyStory compiles the information, stores it away, and goes to work identifying and capturing key words, central and repetitive themes and topics, placing it all in an organized and dated sequence. MyStory then takes all of that information, filters it and analyses it, conduct edits, assists you in creating chapters and a title,  and inputs it into a standard book style template. The app also have a manual component which allows the user to record, without the use of the app ‘interviewer” allowing them to formulate their own personal narrative. The end result or the pièce de résistance…. one’s own unique auto-biography.

The Benefits of MyStory

 Preservation of family heritage– allows you to build a personal heritage archive  

 A unique and thoughtful legacy gift for family members, friends or that special someone  

 Self publishing - traditional publishing companies search for new manuscripts via self published books , and also these kind of books can often be used as a enhanced resume or article, or short story  

 Proof of lineage  

 Provides insight and greater understanding of loved ones before us… their feelings, thoughts and how we are all inter-connected, which can often provide comfort, encouragement and inspiration knowing how a family member faced a similar experience  

 Creates a written and lasting footprint to pass on to the next generation

 Utilization for historical documentation  

 Preservation of family traditions, beliefs and culture and namesakes  

 Greater understanding of one’s identity and how we fit into the broader world around us  

 Greater understanding of an historical event, and potential involvement of our ancestors  

 A fun, interactive, engaging process which can be healing and beneficial experience taking the person down a psychological, spiritual and enlightening pass of self discovery. What a wonderful way to piece your life together!  

 Great organizational too for personal documents

What Problems MyStory Solves?

  • To understand our history and heritage is a philosophical and spiritual yearning, which is instinctive to many of us - If you were to ask 100 people if they have any interest in learning more about their ancestors, the vast majority of people would probably say ‘yes’. However, out of these 100 people many may find it challenging to undertake the necessary research in order to determine their history/roots, again due to time constraints, resources and the financial commitment required. But now, with the availability of ‘MyStory’, learning of one’s roots and ancestors could not be easier. 
  • We spend a great deal of time thinking about how we can make our lives more meaningful. We have an inherent desire to validate who we are, to make our mark on the world, and most importantly, leave our loved ones with a rich legacy to pass down from generation to generation. Our lives are a complicated journey, full of precious memories, and while we do our best to capture what we can through lens of a camera, more often then not, we get caught up in day-to-day living, which can make it challenge to write our autobiography, not to mention our time constraints, coupled with required writing skills, or the financial means needed to pay a ghost writer substantial amounts of money in order to do so. But now, anyone can document their lives’ easily, effortlessly and cost effectively with 'MyStory’.

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Risks and challenges

With any mobile app the biggest challenge is data security and privacy and MyStory App is no exception due to the nature of this app. MyStory App Inc, is taking every precaution and measure to ensure the data protection and security for our end users and our company.

The coding of MyStory is in its final stages, and once complete we will be conducting a target market analysis and attaining feedback to ascertain click-thru experiences, over-all opinions and subsequent fine-tuning or coding revisions for the production of the final product. Our anticipated launch period is January 2019, however if we do experience a delay we will communicate this to our backers and keep them well informed and updated as to status.

MyStory App Inc. has patent pending in the U.S.

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