The Art of Novel Writing – Advanced Six Week Novel Writing Course

Over the course of the six weeks, the process and pitfalls of novel writing will be explored. Themes will include finding the idea, getting into the writing state, narrative voice, plot, building the world of the story, and endings. Participants will workshop their novel-in-progress and gain feedback and incites from the group. The course is aimed at writers currently working on a novel.
Course fee €220 (€200 concession)

Booking in advance to
Tel 087 2996409
Course takes place at Limerick Writers’ Centre, 12 Barrington St., Limerick

Helen Blackhurst is a published novelist and has taught creative writing in a wide range of settings, including schools, community groups and hospitals. Her first novel ‘Swimming On Dry Land,’ was published by Seren in 2015. Helen has had work featured in ‘The Stinging Fly Literary Magazine’. One of her short stories was broadcast on RTE 1 – Radio Telefis Eireann as part of The Francis MacManus Short Story Competition . Helen has received literary bursaries from the Arts Council and is currently working on her third novel.

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