Creative Writing (Classroom)

Tue 6.30-8.30pm • Duration: 8 weeks

Tuition Fee: €110

Commencement Date: Tuesday 4th October 2022

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This is the perfect course for anyone interested in beginning to write. Over the eight weeks students will learn techniques and tips on how to start their creative journey. Each week we will use different exercises to develop work and generate ideas. Classes are relaxed and informal giving the students opportunities to explore their own particular interests. Some of the subjects covered will include beginnings, mood, character and a sense of place. We will also look at some classic poems and stories to illustrate different approaches. Suitable for everyone.

Course Content:

  • What does ‘creative writing’ mean to you?
  • Idea machines! How to generate ideas. Telling a story- Work in progress
  • Portraits: descriptive and biographical writing
  • Work in progress & Reading
  • Beautiful words: writing poetry- work in progress
  • Creating the universe of the imagination

In the ‘Work in Progress’ sections of the course, participants will have the opportunity to bring their work to the group to be discussed in a friendly, open environment to improve & develop your work.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered in the classroom which may have to be adjusted at short notice depending on advice from the government.

Tuition Fee: €110

Commencement Date:Tuesday 4th October 2022