English Essay #16
When people think of autobiographies, they usually think of rich or famous people writing books about themselves. Many famous people write autobiographies so that their fans can get more insight into their personality, and find out how they became so successful. But anyone can write an autobiography, in fact there are some benefits to writing one yourself.
The first and most obvious benefit is, it is a great way to save your most important memories. Writing an autobiography gives you a nice book full of all your most important memories to look back on. A book about your life is a good way to remember your life.
Even if you aren’t planning on selling it, an autobiography would be a good thing to leave to your kids after you die. Writing any book, but especially an autobiography, is a good way to leave a legacy, and be remembered in your family. An autobiography could be very interesting to future generations. They will be interested in what it was like to live in your time, and what your life was like.
If you have a special skill, have achieved success in a particular area of your life, or gone through a particularly hard struggle in your life, an autobiography is a good way to tell people how you did it. Telling people how you achieved something will make an interesting read. It will make people realize that they can do it to!
Starting a business is a good theme for an autobiography, and if you have a business, an autobiography might be a good from of advertisement.
You might even make some money from it. If you do a good job and have a decent story to tell, people could buy it and your book might became the source of a small side income.
So there are many and varied reasons that people write autobiographies, and there are also several benefits to writing one of your own.