Monday, May 13, 2013

What's In A Biography

A couple days ago, I posted to the Inside Books We Love blog my opinion (as my alter ego Michelle Lee) of a good bio.

Here's the link if anyone is interested in reading it. : )

Here's a brief snippet ...

During a conversation at the RT convention, the topic of Biographies came up.  From there it got me to thinking about what makes a good biography (in my opinion anyways).

So I figured I would share my thoughts ... feel free to comment if you agree or disagree with me. : )


1. DO write in third person.  I know, it may seem silly to write about yourself that way, but really - it just makes the biography sound better.  Just avoid the royal "we" where possible. : )

So instead of saying "I love to write ______", it should read "Michelle loves to write ________"

2. DO mention interesting things about yourself.  If you have traveled to an exotic place, especially if you found it inspirational, mention it.

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