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‘I want to write my life story’


Course: Memoir - the story of your life (group)

Format: weekly 2.5hr groups

Duration: three sessions, meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks.

Course fee: R1 500

Suitable for: Writers who have completed the Introduction to Creative Writing course and who are ready to tackle a memoir, travelogue or excerpt from their personal story.

​Aim: To help writers select and structure material into manageable sections, choose a framework and begin the process of documenting their memories.

Overview: Everyone has a story worth telling, but deciding on what to include and what to leave out can be daunting. In these sessions you will create a time line of your life or the particular period you want to write about, identify major sections and start to group material into categories or chapters.