Beginner Courses

If you are new or relatively new to creative writing, we recommend starting with one of the courses below.

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Creative Writing: Introduction

Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?

This exciting and highly popular course is available remotely by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. The course itself introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer. You also can complete an optional Final Project and receive post course editorial with advice on how to proceed. Limited places.

Next Start Date:

Tuesday 22nd November at 10am/3pm (Limited places – Book below)

Thursday 24th November at 10am/3pm

Christmas Recess – No classes Dec 23-Jan 6 2022/23

Courses conclude week of 23rd January 2023.

You can attend online by video conference or participate solely via email/phone/post instead.

8 weeks

Video Class: 10am-12pm/3pm-5pm/ Other times available

All times Irish Time as currently on timeanddate.com

Registration: €150/Limited Places

Don’t forget to check out the Testimonials page!

Times not suit? You can still attend via FLEXI


How FLEXI Works
If the time of the Video Conference does not suit, you can now instead have one-to one Zoom (or phone) meetings about your work (15-20 mins) each week at a mutually convenient time. You receive a weekly podcast of each tutorial, slides every week, and workshop via email (including exchanging writing with other participants if you wish). Cost will be the same.

Creative Writing: Introduction

Complete your order here.

€150.00

Don’t forget to check out the Testimonials page!

Creative Writing: Intermediate

Would you like to develop your writing craft and develop your work for publication? Have you been working on a writing project for a while and want to move onto the next level? Explore genres such as comedy, fantasy, memoir and radio writing in this innovative new course for intermediate writers. The course is provided remotely, by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. We will examine fundamental aspects of the craft, share work and exchange feedback. You also can complete an optional Final Project and receive post course editorial on a submission of up to 2,500 words with advice on how to proceed. Includes weekly editorial support. Suitable for writers with some experience or those who have completed ‘Creative Writing: Introduction’. Limited Places

Next Start Date:

Tuesday 22nd November 2022 at 8pm (Limited places – Book below)

Wednesday 24th November at 10am-12pm/3pm-5pm

Video Class: 10am-3pm/3pm-5pm/Other times available

Christmas Recess – No classes Dec 23-Jan 6 2022/23

Courses conclude week of 23rd January 2023.

All times Irish Time as currently on timeanddate.com

Registration: €150/Limited Places

Don’t forget to check out the Testimonials page!

Not sure of your schedule? You can still attend via FLEXI

Creative Writing: Intermediate

Complete your order here.

€150.00