Whether you’re interested in prose, poetry, journaling or memoir, this beginners course with Jean O'Brien will explore the different writing genres through hands-on exercises, by reading the work of established writers and providing feedback on the participants’ own writing in an encouraging and friendly atmosphere. All of us have a story to tell and this course aims to unlock it. At the end of the eight weeks, students will have a store of helpful tools and tips for going forward on their own.

Jean O'Brien is an award winning poet with an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. She is vastly experienced as a workshop facilitator and has four books to her name. More at www.jeanobrien.ie.

Starts: Tues 5 May

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm
Duration: 8 Weeks
Cost: €220/€200 Members

Praise from past students for Creative Writing with Jean O'Brien:

"Our teacher was a gem! [Jean] provides such a secure and encouraging, while also challenging, class that I feel I have really progressed under her tutoring... She has been such a nurturing guide during this beginning process."

"I was quite nervous about attending the course, but I was quickly put at ease. I have to say that this was due, in large part, to the teacher/lecturer who was particularly good and very encouraging."

"[Jean] is a very enthusiastic and encouraging teacher! This was my first stab at short story writing and she made it a lively and challenging experience!!"

 

 

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