How to Write a Compelling Biography

Would you like to preserve your life or that of a loved one or other honored person in a book? Each life is unique and deserves to be preserved forever. There are a handful of legitimate writing firms that provide professional writing services to individuals and corporations to write personal histories, biographies and memoirs.To preserve your own history, that of a loved one or of someone you admire in a book is the ultimate tribute to a life well lived and the best gift you can possibly give. A few firms can professionally write your biography or autobiography.If you fail to pass on what you’ve accomplished or learned, what will be your legacy? As your loved ones age important memories will fade and eventually be lost forever. Don’t let this happen.Although there are celebrity biographers, you don’t need to be famous to preserve your life in a book. A life well lived is worthy of preservation in a book.How to Write A Biography:Whether you’re writing a biography about your own life or that of a loved one, preserving the record of your life is very important.The writer should sit down with the person whose life is being featured in the book, or if that person is no longer available, go to those with information about the person, and conduct interviews, to collect all of the relevant information. He will also go through all of the available records, other interviews, letters, articles, or other publications or writings about the person, to be incorporated into the story of his or her life.A lot of people have already given a lot of thought to their biography writing projects before they contact a writer. Therefore, the writer must listen very carefully as they explain what it is they wish to convey through the writing.A book or biography can also help you establish “context” for misunderstood events. It sometimes becomes necessary to set the record straight. A professional biography or memoir writer can help you tell your story in a persuasive manner, clearing up misconceptions that may have previously plagued an organization, person or product. History, after all, belongs to those who write it.As a result of decades of writing books for clients, I have developed an easy to understand 5 Step Process.Step 1 – SCHEDULE
Once the writer has agreed to write your book, he will set up a schedule when we can begin the process of collecting information for your book.Step 2 – INTERVIEWS
On the day scheduled the interviews-with you, or those you designate-the writer should come to you or you go to him, and sit down with you for 2 or 3 days and record a series of interviews with you.Step 3 – WRITING
After the interviews are completed, the writer will begin the writing process.Step 4 – REVIEW
When the first draft of the manuscript is finished, it should be provided to you for your review, corrections, updates, and input. You then return it for corrections and updates.Step 5 – DELIVERY
After the writer has had a chance to review your suggestions and corrections to the first draft, he should rewrite the manuscript to reflect those changes. Then he will deliver your manuscript to you. If you feel it is finished, he is done. If you have additional corrections and suggestions, he will rewrite it again, until you are satisfied.