Introduction to Creative Writing

Introduction to Creative Writing – BOOKINGS CLOSE THIS WEEKEND (19th September)

Tuesday: Introduction to Creative Writing
Time: 7.00-9.00pm
Start: 21.09.2021
Duration: 10 weeks (no class on the 26.10.21).
Fee: €110
Notes: If it’s your preference, please bring notebook/pen or personal tablet/laptop. There will also be desktop computers available for those who prefer to work with a keyboard.


It can be daunting to reveal your inner voice. This is where a supportive environment can offer you a weekly opportunity to safely discuss and share your work with others. Over these ten weeks, you will experiment with different forms of creative writing to find your preferred modality. Each week, different aspects of plot and character development, language structure, and stylistic devices are explored. You will be encouraged to think about that all-important first sentence, consider the arc of the story, and find an ending that satisfies both the writer and reader. Learning to write authentically is less daunting when you have a tribe to walk with you. Take the chance to dip your toe into the world of creative writing. If you have experience already? This is an opportunity to deepen your practice. Writing improves when you have tools and support. This class will help you build the confidence to reveal the writer, that you know, lies within you.

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About your tutor: Holly O’Reilly Meade B.A. (Hons) English, PGD (Further Education)

Holly O’Reilly Meade has an inclusive and student-centred approach to teaching. She loves the written word, in all its guises, and she supports and empowers her students to express their voice through the medium of writing. She focuses on the process of writing in a strategic manner. This gives students the space to feel safe to commit their words to the page and share this with others.

Holly, herself, writes in a range of formats and she has been published in the New York and the L.A. Times. She has recently self-published an E-Book. Holly has also taught a variety of QQI Level 5 and 6 modules in Ballyfermot College of Further Education. We know that you will feel confident to express yourself and will learn so much from Holly over the ten weeks of your writing course.

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