Writer’s Wheel offer you a number of courses. These will be listed below as they become available.
Writing Your Life Story
Our distance learning Writing Your Life Story course has been designed to help you develop and hone your life writing skills. Whether you want to write for your family and friends, write life stories for magazines or work on a book for publication then this is the course for you. We can help you to organize your memories, relive your past and get your life events down on paper.
This course covers
Module One – Life Stories
Types of life story – Where to find them and why you might like to write one
Module Two – Plot and Structure
The Writing nuts & bolts – Plot, structure, style, tone, length – how to use timelines
Module Three – The Three Key Elements
Characterisation – viewpoint – dialogue
Module Four – Research & Resources
Checking facts – interviewing – where to find out more background info for your life story
Module Five – Presenting Your Life Story
Review – presentation – approaching editors
Module Six – Self Publishing
Information on publishing – copyright - ISBN’s – libel
There are five assignments to complete. Assignments will be assessed by your personal tutor – a published author – and returned to you within 10 working days by email.
All works submitted as assignments remain under the copyright of the author at all times. Manuscripts in our care will be treated as confidential. Life story writing can contain sensitive material. Our tutors are aware of this and will respect your confidentiality at all times.
There is no set time frame for your study. You can study your course at a pace that suits you, sending your assignments to us as and when they are ready.
If you want to get writing your life story then sign up for this popular course today!
Contact us for more details.