How to right a story about yourself

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Life Story Quotes (100 quotes)

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WRITING (112 ) - B1 - U2 : Introducing Yourself (4)

When authenticity and vulnerability are the current gold standards of writing, how much of you must you give to your readers?

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Not just any old story, but the story of your life, the road map that got you to where you are today. I mean, why would anyone be interested in hearing our story anyway? I used to write fiction. I loved hiding behind the facades of the characters I created. But then my work led me into writing for a magazine where people share their personal stories, and I found myself on unfamiliar territory. I thought my past was empty and depressing. So I sat down at my computer and with absolute resistance I began to write the truth of my life.

For love and honor? What drove me me to spend months doing nothing else but researching and writing the story of my father a few years ago was the notion that he was a man who lived a good, honorable life before it was cut short by cancer, raising his family without scandal or hurt; and for that, I thought, he deserved to be recognized. That was my why. And I said as much in the introduction to his story. Never would he have imagined that one day people would be reading about his life, but they did. That was my reward — along with the wonderful bonus that in the process of writing that book I learned more about him than I ever would have otherwise.

Braggy: I'm the best and most dynamic worker at my company right now, so you This type of writing requires that you tell a story about yourself, using specific.
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Many people have a story to tell. If you are just writing for your family, that story might be different than if you were writing your story to be read by the general public. If your life was a harsh one you may not want to include the real names of the people involved.

There's an old adage that there's a book in everyone. True, but not everyone is a natural writer. Writing a story about yourself isn't as easy as telling it, but with a few simple rules and pointers, you can do it. It takes organizing your thoughts, getting an idea of where the story is going and, finally, just writing it. Talk to a tape or digital recorder and tell your story there first. This allows you to start the process of thinking about the story as a story.

4 thoughts on “Life Story Quotes (100 quotes)

  1. In reconnecting with my story I somehow gave it a voice. I gave myself a voice that needed to be heard. I have continued to write my story and to pursue the.

  2. Dec 24, An excellent book takes about three or four years to finish – an excellent movie about four. When it comes to your life story, it could take a.

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