Course Description

Creative Writing, Beginners/Improvers – 10 wks

Liberties College


This 10 week Creative Writing course is for individuals starting out in the area of Creative Writing and who are
seeking to learn the skills and nuture their creative ability.
Tuition will focus on teaching techniques of prose, poetry and dramatic story telling. There will be an emphasis on
understanding of phrasing and sentence structure to convey images, build characters and develop plot.
Themes will form a starting point to nurture and encourage the student’s voice in the written form. Examples will
be used to illustrate creative idioms from literary greats such as, Joyce, Chekhov, Plaith or Hughes.


Teaching will consist of learning to understand writing as part of the creative process. Lessons will explore the
mechanics of writing to include the practice of editing and drafting and will cover the following;

  • Narrative form
  • Descriptive techniques and imagery
  • Understanding and capturing dialogue

Where time allows students will have an opportunity to explore:

  • Literary forms;
    Short Stories, Poems, Children’s books, Novellas, Novels, Non-Fiction books, Memoir,
    Flash-Fiction, Screenplays, Stage Plays and Radio Plays.
  • Genre styles to include:
    Thriller, Horror, Historical, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Crime and Western



Wednesdays 19.00 – 21.00hrs. From 2nd Oct. ’19 to 27th Nov. ’19


Application is by enrolment. Enrolment requires the completion of an enrolment form and payment of course fee. You are requested to enrol in person at the college, on Wednesday 4th September 2019 and Wednesday 11th September 2019, from 18.00 to 20.00hrs. Fees should be paid in full before commencing the course. Payment may be made in cash, cheque, postal order or payable to the City of Dublin ETB.

Course Code ECWBA
College Name Liberties College
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Creative Writing
Course Type Practical
Course Qualification Non-Certified
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 2nd October 2019
Course End Date 11th December 2019
Course Fee €100
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Wednesday from 19.00-21.00.
For information about Liberties College, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Liberties College

01 454 6348
Bull Alley Street, Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Make Enquiry

Please insert your contact details and any additional information you require and we will forward your request to Liberties College.

Captcha code        I confirm I have read the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions & Cookie Information and agree to join the community.