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Writing Down Your Personal Life and Creating An Autobiography

By Shayne Vandevelde

Have you lead an interesting and eventful life? Why not share it with others by writing down your own personal history. It’s not all that hard. You just need to remember the major events that have happened in your life and write them down. Anyone can do it, you don’t have to be a professional author.

Of course, you may not consider your own experiences to be all that interesting. Still, don’t discount them, they may be very interesting to others.

Imagine in the future, your grandchildren or even their grandchildren come across your life history and get to read about your experiences. Think how fascinating that snapshot into their family’s past will be!

If you have ever had the chance to read letters or diaries by your grandparents or other ancestors you likely found it very interesting stuff. From your modern perspective, they probably seemed to be living in another world. You may even have found some common ground, with some similarities between their experiences and yours.

Sometimes when you first start out to write a personal history you feel a bit lost. This is normal. Try to break it down by years, this can help. You can also break it down by life period, such as school years. The important thing isn’t where you start, it is that you start somewhere.

If you begin with your school days you will remember all kinds of things. Some memories will be better than others of course. Maybe break this down still further by school year.

One thing that most readers find compelling is material on interests and hobbies. We all want to hear about what people like and don’t like. Even your daily activities, and what you eat, will be interesting to some people.

To succeed at putting together your personal history, decide on a writing routine and keep to it. The frequency is less important than your doing it by the schedule you set. It’s better to agree with yourself to write once a week, and keep that agreement, than to promise to write every day and only write three days a week. It should be regular like clockwork, and each writing session just add a bit more to your story. You’ll give your future readers a unique snapshot into the past.

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Vandevelde, Shayne . "Writing Down Your Personal Life and Creating An Autobiography." Writing Down Your Personal Life and Creating An Autobiography. 26 Jun. 2010. uberarticles.com. 30 Sep 2014 <http://uberarticles.com/self-improvement/inspirational/guidelines-on-reminiscing-personal-experiences-and-writing-an-autobiography/>.

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