on The Write Life:
As straightforward as writing about others can be, it seems that much harder when describing ourselves. If you’re wondering how to write a good bio then these quick tips will help.
How would you describe what you do to a stranger? This is a good place to start when thinking about your bio—it’s a concise, broad description with only the most important information.
You’ll use a short bio most of the time, whether it’s on social media, as part of a pitch or the back of your book.
Here are a few key pieces to consider including when space is of the essence: