Course Summary

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

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 6th November - 6 classes

Session ID HAT13706C
6 Nov - 11 Dec 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$283 / $212 (conc)
Megan Waters

Tuesday, 7th January - 6 classes

Session ID HAT13701C
7 Jan - 11 Feb 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$283 / $269 (conc)
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.

Please bring along a pen and paper to each session.

Last updated: October 23, 2019 04:43pm