(Online) Remember Me: Memoir and family history writing

Course summary

Memoirs and biographical works that come alive are authentic and honour the diversity of people’s experiences and stories. This workshop will explore how to write an engaging memoir or family history.

What you need

  • a laptop or writing materials

What you will learn

  • the practicalities of beginning such a project
  • the vital elements of character, setting and structure
  • how to conduct research and the art of the interview
  • the ingredients of a good story and the importance of being authentic
  • how to show rather than tell

About the Tutor

Jeanette Leigh is a journalist, author, corporate writer, blogger and educator.

Her work featured in major Australian newspapers including The Age (columnist and feature writer, 15-yrs), and Herald Sun, as well as magazines.

To date Jeanette has authored six books; four on health, a memoir (ghosted), and a biography. Currently she’s writing a book on Australia’s premier comedians. Comedy features large in her work but she gets serious too!

Course cost

COST: $220.00

Class availability: 9 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Tuesday 8 February
7.00pm – 8.30pm (8 sessions)

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9 PLACES AVAILABLE

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