MEMOIR: THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE (GROUP)
‘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.