Twelve tips to help you write your biography or memoir

Writing an autobiography is supposed to be a wonderfully satisfying experience, but it’s not without its difficulties. In this article, I’m going to help you get started (that’s the easy bit) and help you keep going (that’s the tricky bit). With a bit of help, you can write the book you’ve always wanted to write.

Along the way, you’ll discover a very effective technique for making sure your story feels like an autobiography and not just a dry account of your life. You’ll uncover one of the biggest reasons for writer’s block, and find out how to beat it. And you’ll see why you need to spend plenty of time thinking about your readers' needs over and above yours...