Learn How to Bring Real People's Stories To Life

People's lives make terrific stories as well as being fun to write and can provide a great way to start a writing career. Publishers pay good money for the right material and a well-written memoir or family history will be treasured by generations to come. Our specialist course – with personal tuition – teaches you everything you need to know to write biographies, memoirs and family histories. This course is ideal for beginners. It also comes with a 15-day trial to make sure it is right for you.

Enrolling Is Easy

  • Request A Free Prospectus

    Request your prospectus which has full details of your course and how it works. This will be sent to you by email and you can download it as soon as you have completed the form.

  • Ask Your Questions

    If you have any questions, after reading the course prospectus, please call us on 0161 819 9922 (during office hours) or email our student advisors.

  • Enrol When You're Ready

    You can enrol on this course as soon as you are ready to do so. Simply scroll to the bottom of this page to select your enrolment plan. Your course materials will be available immediately after your payment has been accepted.

We give you:

  • A first-class course on how to write Biographes, Memoirs and Family Histories from professional writers.

  • Caring, constructive help from expert tutors - all published writers.

  • Help and advice when you need it from our experienced Student Advisory Team.

  • 10 tutor-marked writing assignments.

  • Assignments where you will be where you can work on a project of your choice.

  • Specialist advice on how to sell your writing and self-publish.

  • Online access to your course as soon as you enrol.

  • 15 days to inspect your course and to make sure it's the right training for you.

Course Synopsis

    1. Welcome

    2. Your Study Path

    3. Sending Your Assignments

    4. WB's Writers' Community

    5. Discounted Writing Magazine Subscription For WB Students

    6. Totum Student Discount Card – UK Students Only

    7. Terms of Enrolment If You Enrolled Before 1st June 2022

    8. Terms of Enrolment If You Enrolled After 1st June 2022

    9. Terms of Enrolment If You Enrolled After 1st Janaury 2024

    1. Module 1 Making a Writer Out of You

    1. Module 2 Developing Your Style

    1. Module 3 Preparation

    1. Module 4 The Celebrity Profile

    2. Assignment One

    3. Market Research Questionnaire

    1. Module 5 The Historical Figure

About this course

  • £419.00
  • 10 tutor-marked assignments
  • 18 information-packed modules

Skills & Equipment Needed To Take A Course

  • Ideal For Beginners

    No qualifications or previous experience needed.

  • Computer

    You'll need access to a laptop or computer with word processing facilities and internet connection.

  • Typing

    You don’t need to be able to touch type; plenty of people get along fine with just two fingers.

  • Use Email & Attach Files

    Your assignments are sent to your tutor by email so you'll need to be able to send and receive emails and attach files to them.

Enrolment Options For The Biographies, Memoirs and Family Histories Writing Course

Enrol on Plan A to receive a £20 Amazon voucher (this will be sent to you by email once your 15-day trial period has finished).

Plans B and C: payments will be automatically charged to your card each month until the end of your chosen plan.

  • £419.00

    Plan A: Includes a £20 Amazon Voucher sent to you when your trial period has finished.

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  • 5 x £83.80 = £419

    Plan B: 5 x £83.80

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  • 10 x £41.90 = £419

    Plan C: 10 x £41.90

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