Who better to write about than yourself? Proverbs and maxims, for good reason, encourage you to examine your life and know yourself. You have everything you need for a lifetime of stories right at your fingertips.
Writing about yourself can feel uncomfortable. One moment you’ll feel shy, with page fright, and the next moment you’ll feel like a braggart. You’ll wonder why on earth anyone would be interested in the boring details of your existence. The best advice is to get over it. Your writing practice should be filled with moments of discomfort as you test boundaries, push limits, and stretch your voice. Keep writing and you won’t be bored or boring.
Here are a few challenges from “Me, Myself and I,” in The Web Writer’s Toolkit.