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Kilkenny County Council Library Service are running a series of online creative writing workshops for beginners who wish to learn the craft of writing.


 Pathways to Creative Writing (for beginners) with Susie Lamb

 A 6-week Online Course, from Wed 24 February, 7pm to 9pm. Limited to 8 participants.

 This course is suitable for people who are curious about writing or who are looking for a pathway into writing. It will offer simple and accessible tools to begin, and then to nurture a writing practice. The facilitator will focus on discovering together, and engaging with each individual’s unique writing voice. A mutually supportive and playful atmosphere will help participants feel secure in taking their first steps into writing.


A Time to Write Poetry (for beginners) with Janis Woodgate

 A 6-week Online Course, from Saturday 13th February, 10am to 12 noon. Limited to 8 participants.

Have you always wanted to write a poem but didn't know where to start?

Grab a cuppa, a pen and notebook and let’s create together!

Read: choose poems to share with the group

Write: practice writing your own poems using simple methods

Exercise: stretch the mind and tone new skills through gentle homework exercises.

The course will culminate with a handmade notebook craft with Artist and educator, Sheila Jordan. Email for bookings