Be inspired to turn your life story into a bestselling memoir. Learn the secrets of the craft of writing and experiment with style, point of view and plot.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Analyse memoir excerpts
Explore different styles of writing, point of view, tone, plot, theme, dialogue and characters
Draft a short memoir excerpt based on your own memories and experiences
Edit to improve the quality, coherence and appeal of your writing
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A short edited section of a memoir
Transferrable skills in planning, drafting and editing written material
Confidence in the quality and appeal of your writing
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A good level of English, both written and comprehension, and a desire to further develop your skills
An interest in conveying your life experiences in written form
An idea that you wish to develop for a memoir
Access to the internet and a computer as well as basic digital literacy to be able to engage with the learning resources and assignments
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
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The TAFE Statement in Writing Today - Memoirs does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The TAFE Statement in Writing Today - Memoirs does not have any related courses.
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