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Certificate in Biography WritingCertificate In Biography Writing

From The Writers Bureau



Learn how to write biographies


Everyone enjoys a good tale about their favourite celebrity or would like to get under the skin of a person they admire. So it’s no surprise that biographies make up a good percentage of the books that are published and, in turn, publishers are always on the look out for new work. What often surprises people is that writing biographies is one of the most accessible areas of non-fiction writing and is a good place for new writers to start. It’s also an area where you can make some money.

If you fancy writing about your favourite celebrity, hero or heroine this course is for you. We will tell you how to do the research, how to put your book together and, most importantly, how to get it published.


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Code: STSI      Course Fees: £274
Easy Payment Terms:
£30 deposit then £43 per month for the following 6 months making £288 in all

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Certificate In Biography Writing

Writing about people's lives is exciting, lots of fun and, in some circumstances, financially very profitable. It's also a great place to start your writing career.

People are fascinating - and fascinated by each other. However, it's not just stories about the rich and famous that intrigue. Tales of adventure, overcoming adversity, a fall from grace, love, scandal, crime, murder – all grip the imagination.

Accounts of our forebears and how they lived never fail to appeal. The public's appetite for the exploits of others is insatiable and biographies are rarely out of the bestseller lists. So, editors and publishers will pay good money for the right stories.

We give you a course which has been developed and written by professional writers that will show you how to write a biography. You have detailed guidance from expert tutors, constructive help to improve your writing and a flexible study programme to suit your circumstances.

When you combine your enthusiasm and creative talents with our expertise, it gives you a very good chance of seeing your biography in print.

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Your Tuition

One of the key aspects to getting the most out of your course is the quality of your tuition. All STT tutors are experienced in teaching by distance learning and have been specially trained by us to help you.

Your tutor for this course will be an experienced published writer. It is their job to help you in any way they can to make your work publishable.

You will be advised, as needed, on:

• your style
• the subject matter
• the presentation
• grammar
• how to improve your work – if improvement is necessary
• how to avoid the common errors and mistakes that so many beginners make

Your tutor will give you constructive comment and will help you to be objective and realistic in your approach to your work. At the same time they will provide motivation and encouragement.

We have brought together a professional tuition service and an effective course so that you can work towards a Certificate in Biography Writing. But, not only will you gain a Certificate, you’ll also gain confidence in your writing abilities, a deeper knowledge of how the publishing world works and, hopefully, see your name in print.


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Who Should Take This Course?

The course is suitable for anyone who wants to try their hand at writing biographies. This includes those who have never tried writing before.

However, even if you have had your writing published before this course will show you how to find new markets and give you the chance to make the most of the opportunities that come your way.

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications or experience are needed to enrol.

Course Objectives

In your course you deal with every aspect of biography writing. You’ll learn how to:

• develop your writing style
• structure your approach
• analyse the potential commercial success of your book or project
• do your research
• avoid infringing copyright and libel laws
• conduct interviews
• contact publishers
• self publish and avoid falling into the clutches of vanity publishers
• and much more

We also give you practical suggestions that can make all the difference between rejection and success

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Your Certificate Certificate

The STT and Writers Bureau Certificate of Competence is awarded to all students who have earned their course fees from published writing. This can be achieved at any point in your course.

And, when you finish your course you will be awarded your Certificate in Biography Writing. This can only be awarded when you have completed all ten assignments

Follow-on Training

The Certificate in Writing for the Internet Course will complement your Certificate in Bigraphy Writing perfectly, once you start being published.

Plus we have a whole range of other writing courses you may wish to try. Click here for further details >>>


Because we have full confidence in the course and tuition service, we are able to make your enrolment as risk free as possible by giving you this double guarantee:

1. You have the course on 15-day inspection. If you are not completely satisfied with it, just return it within 15 days of receipt and your money will be refunded in full.

2. We will give you a £10 refund for every written assignment that is not assessed properly by your tutor (failing agreement between us arbitration is available).

Start Studying Right Away When You Enrol Online

Anyone can enrol on this course. You do not need any special qualifications or background and you can start whenever it suits you.

There is no fixed enrolment date so you can start as soon as you are ready. Plus, you can study where and when you like – in the UK or abroad, at home, in the library or at work.

And, by enrolling online you can be studying in just five minutes. The first sections are available as soon as your payment has been accepted.

Your course materials are sent to you by post and should arrive within seven working days in the UK or 28 working days if you are overseas.


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Code: STSI      Course Fees: £274
Easy Payment Terms:
£30 deposit then £43 per month for the following 6 months making £288 in all

Enrol Now


Alternatively telephone our fast enrolment facility (credit/debit cards only). Just call our 24hr freephone line: 0800 856 2008 (UK only) or if you are overseas please call 44 161 819 9911 during office hours.


STT Online Student Community

As soon as you’ve enrolled you will become a member of our online student community, which is an easy way to contact other students and keep in touch with the college.

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online community click here >>>

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Code: STSI      Course Fees: £274
Easy Payment Terms:
£30 deposit then £43 per month for the following 6 months making £288 in all

Enrol Now

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Course Summary:

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Length: 8 modules plus a supplement on punctuation and spelling 

Number of Tutor 
Marked Assignments
: 10 
Maximum Course Time
2 years 
15 Day Trial and £10 refund if an assignment is not marked properly
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