Course Summary

A friendly, informative online course focusing on how to start writing an autobiography or biography. Includes fundamental story-telling elements, creative exercises and constructive feedback

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 8th July - 6 classes


Session ID HAAV2802C
8 Jul - 12 Aug 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$283 / $269 (conc)
Teacher
Megan Waters

Wednesday, 9th September - 6 classes


Session ID HAAV2803C
9 Sep - 14 Oct 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$283 / $269 (conc)
Teacher
Megan Waters

This course covers a wide range of topics, beginning with how to get started, then brainstorming topics, analysing autobiographical articles, discussing various forms of life writing and a look at overall structure, editing and possible publication.

  • Session 1: Sharing stories
  • Session 2: Getting started
  • Session 3: Awakening memory
  • Session 4: Story-telling elements
  • Session 5: Research
  • Session 6: Structure and editing

Megan Waters has been teaching creative and autobiographical writing courses for the past 15 years. She is an avid reader, who wrote her first story at age 10, about finding gold at the end of the rainbow! Since then, she has written articles, short fiction, poetry and personal narratives.

Online requirements:

As this online course is delivered via Zoom, you will need a webcam, microphone and a reasonably good internet connection.

Please bring along a pen and paper to each session.

Last updated: May 27, 2020 04:43pm