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Eight Steps to Publishing Your Autobiography



Now that you have an outline stop and consider that some sort of introduction will be necessary. Before your readers dive into your life it is good to give them an overview of who you are and perhaps just a taste of who you are today.

Oddly, it's probably best to write this chapter last. But put it on the outline now because an introduction is important. As you fill in your outline with the story of your life, jot down those bits of information that would fit into the introduction.

Another approach is to write the introduction chapter about why you decided to write an autobiography and what you hope to impart to the reader. Telling who you are today, can help ground the reader and set expectations. It gives them an inkling about where the story you are about to tell will end.

Step 4: Supporting Cast