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A short Guide for writing a Biography

Everyone of us has a story to tell about our lives. From the simple housewife to the top-notch business executive, a person faces and conquers at least one adversity. And such an event can be good material for writing a biography.

A biography, in its simplest sense, is an interesting story about a person’s life. But more than just a straightforward narration of the life of the subject, it goes deeper by trying to analyze his/her life and tries to explain the things that happened to him/her.

Most biographies are long, but others can be short too, depending on the need. So, if for example, one intends to write a biography for a web page, two to three paragraphs will usually do.

But how does one write a biography? Here are the most basic steps: