Creative writing and publishing

Writing your family history with Joanna Moorhead

Ref: S1D09315

Beginners

£128.00
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About this course


Researching the life of a relative can be absorbing and immensely enjoyable, as can piecing it together into a book. You will learn how to research, follow a narrative and organise material.

Course Description

Is there a fascinating character or story buried in your family history? Researching the life of a relative, possibly one from several generations ago, can be absorbing and immensely enjoyable, as can piecing it together into a book, film or on tape.

You should already have an idea for a family story you would like to tell and during the day will learn how to research, how to follow a narrative, and how to organise material into the format of your choice. Joanna has herself spent the last seven years researching a story from her own family history.

Timetable

Timetable for one day courses

Students should arrive by 9am for registration.

Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm

Lunch is included.

Course Materials

What students need to bring

  • Any material relevant to your chosen subject matter
  • Laptop (if you have one)
  • Notebook, pencil, pen
  • Students also have access to PCs in the IT Suite or Library

Available to buy

  • Available from shop:
  • Notebooks/pens/pencils

Students may also have access to PCs in the College's IT Suite, if required

Student Review

" The whole experience , the building was beautiful, the lunch lovely, breaks for tea/coffee and biscuits so civilised! Our tutor was brilliant, she helped all the group to gel, and she gave off such a positive enthusiasm about researching family history, that we all went off inspired. We all had time to speak, and we all respected each others stories and the experiences of the tutor. Altogether such a positive experience, I would not hesitate to suggest to others to attend "

Jean 2019

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