The Write of your Life: an innovative approach to autobiography

Ref: C3529748

A one-day workshop full of stimulating prompts and exercises to use your life experiences to produce truly creative and engaging autobiography.

Course aim

A course for people wishing to explore their own lives as fertile subject matter for creative writing.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Write in first and third person
  • Complete a short autobiography
  • Write creative scenes from real life
  • Plan a story arc for your life so far

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • The tutor and the group will provide supportive feedback on all the writing produced.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a pen and paper or notebook.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course information sheet

The Write of your Life: an innovative approach to autobiography

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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