Map out your whole life
- Autobiographies needn’t always start with your birth Include a brief history of your ancestors if relevant.
- Identify your main characters Make them interesting and compelling, either he/she be friend or foe.
- Include the best stories Your life is a collection of short stories and anecdotes.
Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you
1. What should be included in an autobiography?
- Skills: What can you bring to a certain position or company? What have you trained in or mastered?
- Attributes: What factors make you good at what you do?
- Personal values: What values helped shape who you are today? What helped drive you to your current line of work?
- Professional values: What do you value most in a company you work for?
2. What elements are needed to write an autobiography?
Some things to consider:
- What is interesting about the region where you were born?
- How does your family history relate to the history of that region?
- Did your family come to that region for a reason?
3. What are the good things about an autobiography?
You want to know if they are:
- kind and compassionate
- capable of taking the blame
- able to persevere
- modest and humble
- pacific and can control anger.
4. Why you should write an autobiography?
Here’s how it’s done:
- Write in the third person. Not only is it more effective — pretending you’re not yourself gives you something much closer to an outside perspective, she says — it’s
- Be thorough. You contain multitudes (and so should your bio).
- Read it back to yourself. Evaluate the person you’re reading about like you aren’t you. Do you like you?