Welcome to the memoir.
Your book of the chapters of your life.
Find the theme, the thread, the string that pulls you along.
Find the metaphor of your life.
Both the good and the bad in content, a balance.
Trust the figures of speech.
A metaphor for you?
Good writing, fiction and nonfiction, all contain metaphors.
For ex. Life is a bowl of cherries.
Simile figure of speech
For ex. Life as a bowl of cherries, like a bowl of cherries