Weekend Course

Weekend Course - Course Outline


Saturday 10am-1pm:  An introduction and exploration of the practice of creative writing paying particular attention to the novel form.  Looking at how and where to begin a novel. Examining the work of established writers to demonstrate what is best practice.

Saturday 2pm-4pm:  An opportunity for the student to write and share, followed by a detailed examination of characterisation, and how as a successful writer you can present fictive people in a way that makes them seem real.

Sunday 10am-1pm. A brief overview of the other major elements of a novel and what it is you need to kick-start your writing life.


Saturday 10am – 4pm with a morning break 11.30am -11.45am. (Refreshments provided)

Lunch 1pm-2pm. (Provided)

Sunday 10am – 1pm with a morning break 11.30am-11.45am. (Refreshments provided)

Course fee: €100

Note: Accommodation is not provided for these courses but there are B&B’s, Inns and hotels in the vicinity.

Click the image above for next course dates

Click the image above for next course dates

Secure your place with deposit

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

 Remaining course fee of €70 will be due on the first day of the course.  See FAQ section for terms.

 * Please follow up with an email indicating the course you wish to book with your deposit. *