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The Creative Writing Programme: Autobiography and Life Writing Programme (Year 1)
Tue 1 Oct 2019 to Fri 22 May 2020
The aim of the programme is to help you understand how to write compelling narrative that draws your reader into the world you have created, to have a good working understanding of the different forms of life writing and to be familiar and comfortable with the ethical and personal considerations at the heart of this genre.

In your first year you will reflect on the sources and themes of your own writing; develop a greater understanding of your own creativity and the creative process; learn how to create dynamic characters; discover ways of enhancing the dramatic impact of your writing and explore the different ways in which life stories can be told.

In the second year the focus will shift from shorter scenes to longer narratives: you will delve into the meaning of memory and imagination; explore complex matters of form and authenticity; develop your understanding of life writing structure, and gain further insights into language, technique and style.

The programme is delivered through weekly supported by interactive learning sites. You will be offered one-to-one tutorials, a Weekend School and Bridging Sessions over the summer break between year one and year two. At the end of the programme you will be given the opportunity to discuss your work with visiting publishing professionals.

Dates: 1 October 2019 - 22 May 2020
Venue: The Writers’ Place, 9 Jew Street, Brighton BN1 1UT
Price: £995 per annum

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Additional Information:
Location:
Brighton
Region(s):
South East England
Price:
£995 per annum

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