Anyone who has lived a full life has something fascinating to share with the world. Read on to learn how to craft the story of your life and polish your writing to make it sing. Français: Español: Deutsch: Nederlands: Русский: 中文: Português: Čeština: Bahasa Indonesia: العربية: हिन्दी: ไทย: Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 6,798,776 times. What's your story? An autobiography is one of the most important essays for students aspiring to get admitted into a college of their choice. The trick to writing an autobiography is to treat it like any good story: it should have a protagonist (you), a central conflict, and a cast of fascinating characters to keep people engaged. You may want to think about a certain theme or idea that has been present in your daily life to revolve your story around.