For ideas and tips on how to write good autobiographies, read the 10 tips given at How to write-an-Autobiography; HomeworkTips’ Autobiography.htm or How to write an interesting biography; Writing Smart.com’s How to write an Autobiography; Buzzle’s How to write an autobiography and Ten tips to writing a successful autobiography
Read “I am Joe’s Heart”
I Am Joe’s Heart by J.D. Ratcliff, an arresting article that was published in the 60′ in the Reader’s Digest, that was largely based on interviews with three distinguished physicians: Dr. Irvine H. Page of the Cleveland Clinic; Dr. Donald Tapley of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons; and Dr. Irving S. Wright of Cornell University Medical College.
Further reading: “I am Joe’s Brain” and I am Joe’s Body | I am Jane’s Body
Borrow one of these animal biographies from your local library.
Today’s Exercise: Write an autobiography of your own choice. Choose to the life story of an animal, a body part, flower or plant, some kind of useful or useless invention or of a type of vehicle.