Autobiography Writing Diploma

  • Course provided by New Skills Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £31 £100

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Course Description

Autobiography/Biography Writing Diploma

The Autobiography/Biography 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 Autobiography/Biography 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, or we can post it to you for a small additional cost.

What You Will Learn

This Autobiography/Biography 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 Auto/Biographical Writing Diploma

The Auto/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 system, 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