Autumn 2015 - this course has now passed.
This is a practical course for writers who are part way through writing a novel. Participants will workshop together to further the progress of their manuscripts, as well as engage in discussions on a weekly topic such as characterisation, dialogue, drama, etc. which are designed to strengthen the quality of their writing. More than twenty past participants of this course have secured book deals.
Conor Kostick is the author of a number of successful books. In 2009, Conor was presented with a Special Merit Award by the Reading Association of Ireland; in 2010 he was the Farmleigh Writer-in-Residence. Conor was president of the Irish jury for the EU Prize for Literature, 2015.Starts: Tues 22 Sept
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Duration: 10 Weeks (No class: Tues 27 Oct + Tues 24 Nov)
Cost: €280/€260 Members
Praise for Conor Kostick's Finish Your Novel:
‘Conor was a thoughtful and helpful critic of our work, with amazing recall from week to week. He also did a good job of creating a class that worked well together so that by the end of the ten weeks we were really helping each other to grow as writers.’ (Spring 2015)
'Conor Kostick was an excellent course director - classes very stimulating and focused. The group left wanting more, keen to have a follow-up session after Christmas.' (Autumn 2014)