Biography of a person is basically a multi-layered look at various influences and aspects of person’s life that had determined his course of action and shaped his decisions. It includes the effects of subject’s successes and failures on the people, culture and society. It highlights the events related to subject’s life that resonates with modern feelings.

You need to take care of the following guidelines before beginning to write biography.

Tips for Writing Biography (1) Your subject should have sufficiently interesting and enlightening life experiences that can engage the prospective readers.

(2)You should look out for various stories related to person’s life like behind-the-scenes philanthropy, struggle against the challenges of a life /accident, inventing something to bring the welcome change in people’s life and others.

(3)You should plan out your biography in such a way that it should take into account the interests and curiosity level of the target demographic. You should also study the already published material about the person to know what is missed out or how much has already been known to the audience.

(4) You should try to project the life of the person from a new perspective if previous author have already written a lot about your subject.

(5) In case you are writing about someone who is not much known then you can simply put subject’s life according to the historical events and individuals. Here you can focus more on the event, time or period where the subject has done something phenomenal to trigger his or her significant accomplishments.

(6) You should try to study the existing biographies for getting a better idea about the way of writing and also get to know how one can use the photographs, maps, and other visual aids for supporting the text.

(7) You can also decide about a time line and determine the sections you are going to write and how much text it would contain.