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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Writing: All You Ever Need To Know But Where Afraid To Ask!

GTI Creative 2009 presents Writing: All You Ever Need To Know But Were Afraid To Ask! with Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins

Commencing on Monday, June 8th, GTI Creative 2009 presents an intensive week long day time course which will cover both fiction and poetry writing. Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins will look at basic issues such as how to get started; how to generate ideas; discovering and honing your own unique voice. Exercises will help participants to learn about character development, use of figures of speech dialogue and so on. Editing will also be covered. Students will share their work with the class and receive constructive feedback in an atmosphere of mutual support and interest.

Issues such as the dos and don’ts of networking; how to promote your own writing and how to make a living as a writer will also be covered. The course will also include the attendance by participants at a number of literary events taking place in Galway City that week.

The cost to participants in €120 with a concession rate. Places must be reserved in advance. To book a place contact GTI, Father Griffin Road, Galway Telephone 091-581342, e-mail adultedinfo@cgvec.ie or see www.gti.ie