Writing Your Autobiography

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Writing Your Autobiography

Course Details

Writing techniques are studied in class, which will help to improve the quality of the autobiography.  Published work will be studied. The tutor is an experienced and published writer.

Students are encouraged to write a little each week at home.  They can, if they wish, read their work aloud in class to gain advice, suggestions and comment from the tutor and other students. 

Information & Support

Suitable for people of all ages who would like to write their own life story for their families to read, perhaps with a view to publication.

What do I need to bring to the course?
Pen and paper to class.
If writing to be published you will need a computer or typewriter. 

Courses are run continually, and you will be able to join these to further develop your skills.

Course fees & Duration

10 weeks x 2hrs (max 10 students): £119

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LLGL1571AU Lymington Community Centre 24/09/2018 to 03/12/2018 Monday 10:00 to 12:00 01590 679457
LLGL1571SP Lymington Community Centre 07/01/2019 to 18/03/2019 Monday 10:00 to 12:00 01590 679457
LLGL1571SU Lymington Community Centre 29/04/2019 to 15/07/2019 Monday 10:00 to 12:00 01590 679457

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.