This 4-week email course will guide you through the process of transforming your lived experiences into an engaging narrative form. Our voice is as unique as we are, and through this guided writing course, you can get started on finding your strong inner voice and narrative style.
This course is for anyone interested in writing about their life, especially those who are writing for the first time and would like some help to get started in sharing their stories. It is also intended for those who are thinking about entering the Life Writing Prize but need a little guidance. These emails will contain a combination of readings, writing exercises and advice on memoir and life writing. The aim is to help you identify your strengths, find your voice and make you develop your own unique style.
By the end of this course, you will have explored your writing voice through different exercises and examples of published memoir and non-fiction writing.
This writing course will be delivered via e-mail using Mailchimp.
You’ll receive five emails on the following dates.
Wednesday 18 November (guidance and intro email), Wednesday 25 November (week 1), Wednesday 2 December (week 2), Wednesday 9 December (week 3), Wednesday 16 December (week 4).
This course is designed with creativity and accessibility at its heart; it is free to take part in, optimised for screen reading, and includes transcriptions and audio descriptions of music.