Writing from Life

Do you have a story to tell? Do you want to explore your own personal narrative? Perhaps you want to narrate your own life experiences, record family history or explore self awareness through writing.

Course Content

These sessions will help you to explore your personal narrative, landmark events in your life and your story. You will be introduced to prompts and techniques that will help you to write creatively from your own experiences. You will look at poetry, autobiography and autobiographical fiction and explore journaling. You will be encouraged to write and share within the sessions in a safe and non-judgmental environment.

Entry Requirements

reasonable level of English language (GCSE or equivalent) is required.

First Class Requirements

Pen, paper, your personal memories and an enthusiasm for writing.

Attendance Requirements

Your writing will benefit from regular attendance.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment but you will have the opportunity to share your work for feedback from the tutor and other class members

Further Study Options

RACC has a number of Creative Writing courses and workshops.

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

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