Serving the Artist Community in Galway since 1982...
Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?
This exciting and highly popular course is now available remotely by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. The course itself introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer. Includes post-course editorial. Limited places.
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Would you like to develop your writing craft and develop your work for publication? Have you been working on a writing project for a while and want to move onto the next level? Explore genres such as comedy, fantasy, memoir and radio writing in this innovative new course for intermediate writers. The course is provided exclusively remotely, by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. We will examine fundamental aspects of the craft, share work and exchange feedback. Includes weekly editorial support and extended post-course feedback and advice. Suitable for writers with some experience or those who have completed 'Creative Writing: Introduction'. Limited Places
This course is designed for those firmly committed to their writing as a hobby or as a career. Writers may have a writing project or projects they wish to work on for the duration of the course. Participants with no specific project may wish to spend the early weeks finalizing their choice of project. Each week, writers can submit sections for workshop and discussion. Projects can be in any genre or medium. Course also includes discussion of songwriting, romance fiction, multiform, video-game writing, writing for the internet and commercial script writing along with elements of writing craft. Alumni of other MKCW courses very welcome. Includes post-course editorial of a complete industry sample or equivalent (up to 10,000 words). Limited Places
This course is designed for those writers who wish to spend a sustained period of time working on a single project of any length. Writers must have a formed idea to bring to the course which indicates its proposed overall structure and content. Part of the project might be already written but this is not required. Limited Places
This carefully structured course is a general introduction to critically reading some of Ireland's best known literature in the context of a progressing Ireland.
By the end of the course, participants will have read and discussed a number of Ireland's authors and critically analysed their themes. Irish Literature is an exciting and highly enjoyable new course, which would be ideal for the literary enthusiast or anyone preparing to study English at third level. Limited places.
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Online Remote Workshop 1
Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical Inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants. The workshop will cover the basics and use the simplest of materials.
Online Remote Workshop 2
Join ink maker Annie Hogg in making botanical inks for drawing and calligraphy from common hedgerow plants.
This workshop is ideal for those who have completed the Basics and would like to further their ink making