Do you need to hire a biographer or should you write your own autobiography?

Right now when I am still up and down, working here and there, doing this and that, I do not actually need to approach any biographer to jot down a few things about me, or write a short biography myself, my life doesn’t have anything worth recording anyways, so why should others bother, waste a lot of time reading stuff about me that wouldn’t help them in the long run?

The contents of a biography are limited to few exceptional moments when someone achieved extraordinary success or gone through very trying moments that ultimately shaped their lives in the later days, all junk unfortunately had to be left out, you can’t of course record everything about others, there’s more crap that goes on in a hero’s life each day than legendary happenings, so when people ask, “who are you, where did you come from, what are some of the things you did when you were young, or from the time you were born up to the time we met?” when they say that, they do so hoping that you might say something they had longed to hear, that you might tell a story which will give a clear reflection of what you are doing now, then make the connection.

In an autobiography you can easily put away your embarrassing stories while you keep those that you think contribute greatly to your career/profession safely intact.

In my autobiography, I will place only successful endeavors, and those memories that are pleasing to me shall I emphasize the most, but to the negative, embarrassing experiences and failures I can easily put them away, if I am forced to include them in the account then I shall describe them roughly and move on to more important parts of the story.

If people were to write everything they have ever done in their autobiography then they could be giving their lives’ accurate accounts to hunched mortals to read.

0 0 vote
Article Rating


...

advertisement

...






Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Here's why Facebook and Twitter took down Trump's misleading video - CNN Video

CNN's Daniel Dale breaks down the facts behind a misleading video posted to social media by President Trump and his campaign, which Facebook and Twitter later took down.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced she will attempt to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its senior leadership of violating laws governing non-profit groups, using millions from the organization's reserves for personal use and t…

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Video shows Beirut explosion interrupt bride's wedding day - CNN Video

A photographer in Beirut was filming a bride on her wedding day when an explosion suddenly ripped through the city.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
From sea to mountain, how an explosion devastated Beirut

How a massive explosion left a trail of destruction across Beirut and beyond

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Chants of 'revolution' on streets of devastated Beirut as France's Macron is mobbed by angry crowds

Large crowds mobbed French President Emmanuel Macron in Beirut as he toured a neighborhood of the Lebanese capital devastated by Tuesday's massive explosion.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Trump's mail-in voting falsehoods are part of a wide campaign to discredit the election

President Donald Trump's barrage of challenges to the reputation, structures and traditions of elections is conjuring up a contentious and potentially constitutionally critical three-month period for America's democracy.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Live updates: Beirut explosion

At least 137 people were killed and 5,000 wounded in a massive explosion that shook Beirut on Tuesday, Follow here for the latest.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
How tons of potentially explosive cargo were stranded at Beirut port

As Lebanon's investigation into the devastating blast in Beirut continues, officials have pointed to a possible cause: A massive shipment of agricultural fertilizer that authorities say was stored in the port of Beirut without safety precautions for years -- …

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
What we know about the Beirut blast

A massive explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday left 100 dead and thousands injured. Here's what we know so far.

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Opinion: Don't blame fate for Beirut's cruel tragedy

Sometimes, it seems as if fate is trying to prove its unlimited capacity for cruelty. When the skies over Beirut exploded on Tuesday, sending shockwaves felt all the way to Cyprus, 150 miles away in the Mediterranean, and devastating much of a city that was o…

CNN | 06 Aug, 2020
Powered by NewsAPI.org