Autobiography Writing Diploma Training Course
The Autobiography Writing Diploma has all the information that any aspiring auto / biography writer needs to become successful in this writing genre in the UK. This course contains all the knowledge needed to write a commercially viable biography, and become an authority on your subject.
From choosing the right person, to interviewing techniques, to ensuring your writing brings your subject to life, this course covers it all. You will receive a comprehensive introduction to writing gripping biographies and a thorough understanding of how to achieve success in the biography industry.
Introduction to the Autobiographical Writing Diploma
This online course provides students with the opportunity to cover the diploma's curriculum in their own time and at their own pace. Most students are able to complete the course in a reasonable amount of time while continuing to work full time.
As this course is online, this diploma is accessible from any device with an internet connection, and you will have access to online support during your study.
Before completing the course, you must pass a comprehensive test, covering the curriculum in detail, which will lead to the award of your certificate. You can download and print the certificate yourself at home.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-Paced Online
Suitability - Who should attend?
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
What You Will Learn
This Autobiography Writing Diploma has been designed to give students a comprehensive overview of how to become a biographical writer, and will set you on the route to success. This course will cover:
- What a biography is
- The practical aspects of becoming a writer
- The lives and works of famous biographers
- How to identify your target market
- Working with your chosen subject and an extensive list of interview questions
- The ethics of writing a biography, what to include and what to omit
- How to create a research plan, organise your research, and tell your subject's story
- The technical aspects of writing and structure and keeping it interesting and dynamic
- Developing self-confidence and belief in your abilities
- Finding your own writing style
- Writing your autobiography
- Different publishing options, and how to approach publishers and deal with rejection
Benefits of the Biographical Writing Diploma
The Biographical Writing Diploma offers students the following benefits:
- The ability to study anywhere at times that suit you
- Study at your own pace, with no deadlines: complete it as quickly or as slowly as you like
- Use any internet enabled device to study on, including computers, tablets and mobile phones
- Follow the course easily thanks to short, informative modules, which make studying fun
- A convenient online support syst, helping you to stay on track throughout the course
- A comprehensive curriculum, providing you with the knowledge you need to begin writing biographies
- Improved prospects when contacting publishers
- Earning a certified, recognised diploma
- An affordable cost
Training Course Content
- Module 1: Introduction to Biographical Writing
- Module 2 : What do you need to Become a Good Biographical Writer?
- Module 3 : Be Guided by the Best “ a Look at other Successful Biographical Writers
- Module 4: Identifying Your Target Dographic
- Module 5 : Interviewing and Working Closely with Your Subject
- Module 6 : Undertaking Accurate and Thorough Research
- Module 7 : Planning the Full Biography
- Module 8 : How to Make Boring Facts Se More Interesting
- Module 9 : Ensuring the Best Flow from Start to Finish
- Module 10 : Improving Your Confidence and Sense of Purpose as a Biographical Writer
- Module 11 : Practical Writing Exercises in the Biography Writing Niche
- Module 12 : Tackling Your Own Autobiography
- Module 13 : Dealing with Publishers and Selling Your Biography
Course delivery details
We estimate that the course will take about 20 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
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