Writing & Publishing Courses

How To Get Published
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, Ireland’s publishing guru and literary scout, gives you the most up-to-date and relevant information on how to get published. Course delivered in a theatre-style setting.
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Hooking the Reader: How to Write Magic Opening Lines
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
How can we hone our ideas to create zesty beginnings that hook the reader and make the writer feel proud? What are the rules for writing a great opening, if any? Tackle those tricky beginnings head on with prize-winning author June Caldwell. Only 10 tickets available.
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Telling it True: Writing Stories from Life
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Martina Devlin, one of Ireland’s leading columnists, shows you how to write the current and very popular personal essay, as well as newspaper, magazine, online articles and opinion pieces. Only 10 tickets available.
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What the Editor Wants
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Ciara Doorley, Editorial Director of Hachette Ireland, shows you exactly how to prepare your manuscript for submission to a publishing company. Only 10 tickets available.
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Pure Poetry
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Have you always wanted to try your hand at writing poetry but don't know where to start? Do you have an ear for a great lyric? Here's how to explore further, with award-winning poet and expert facilitator Nell Regan. Only 10 tickets available.
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Writing Home: Creative Writing for Beginners with Catherine Dunne
Sat, Nov 30
Harold Boys National School
Nov 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Harold Boys National School, St Patrick's Rd, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Do you have an idea for a book or short story? This wonderful course has been created specifically for new writers and writers who feel 'stuck' in any way, by PEN award-winning Catherine Dunne, author of 10 novels. She will expertly steer you on your way. Only 10 tickets available.
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