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How to Write Biographies, Memoirs and
Family Histories




People's lives make terrific stories. Biographies, Memoirs and Family Histories are 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 home-study course – with personal tuition – teaches you everything you need to know to write biographies, memoirs and family histories.

You'll learn how to:

  • Develop your writing style
  • Gather information
  • Plan your book
  • Contact publishers
  • SELL YOUR WRITING or self publish


plus much more.

If you would like to write a biography, your memoirs or your family history this is the place to start. It's ideal for beginners. No special education or background is needed. 15 day trial. No obligation. Complete the form on the right for more details and to be sent your prospectus.


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Gilian Atack

"The course has helped me write a story that evokes strong emotions; the constructive but motivational feedback I received from The Writers Bureau has helped me knock down the barriers to self-doubt. Recently, I held my first book launch where I talked about how and why I wrote my story."

Gillian Atack

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