Fees: Standard £ 39 Conc £14 Full £71 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
|Saturday||10:30 - 15:30||1||MAC||15/02/2020||15/02/2020||HW1082|
• We will explore various ways of generating ideas for autobiographical writing, life stories and creative non-fiction that focus on music. We will also look at writing techniques in published text models across different forms of music-based writing - and use these to help develop original student work. Where possible, students should bring along some digital or CD recordings of 5 favourite music tracks linked to memorable events, places, people or periods.
• All adults who are interested in developing ideas and writing technique for original autobiographical and life writing • Music enthusiasts or those with a general personal interest in listening to music
• A good standard of written and spoken English
• Use a range of innovative ways to generate ideas for autobiographical writing, life stories and creative non-fiction that focus on music • Use a range of writing techniques and writing forms for creating different types of non-fiction writing related to music • Workshop non-fiction writing You will be able to use settings, place and people to create different forms of non-fiction writing You will be able to write across different forms of non-fiction using different aspects of creative writing craft
• A one-day Saturday programme • Emphasis on generating student writing work via writing exercises across different types of non-fiction and personal writing • Published text examples for writing technique discussion in-class (multi-group sizes)
• Students can follow-up the one-day programme by extending their autobiographical or life writing pieces from writing exercises, and emailing it for further feedback • Students will be given an autobiographical and life writing booklist, including specialist music writing books
• Informal workshopping of in-class writing exercises • Written feedback via email • Peer feedback via email
• A one-term or two-term creative writing or autobiographical/life writing programme for adults • Further one-day autobiographical and life writing programmes, such as ‘Writing From Museum Collections’ and ‘Writing From Places’ • Writing Workshop • Bookbinding – Three Projects For Beginners
• Notebook & pens • Where possible, some digital or CD recordings of 5 favourite music tracks linked to memorable events, places, people or periods You need to bring a pen and notebook.
• Support assistant available for students with disability issues; please talk to the centre for more details at least a week before the programme begins • Some funding is available for fees and resources; please talk to the centre for more details at least a week before the programme begins