Winter Classes at Writing Train

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And we’re off!

Winter 2016 – Spring 2017 Timetable at Writing Train.

Hi all!
Feeling a bit like the papal conclave, I am now posting a timetable for the winter session at Writing Train. Only sorry I couldn’t find a good picture of that Vatican stove!

I have been gone a while, on my own writing train! Delighted to be back and planning classes again! Here they are:


11.30 a.m., National LIbrary Cafe Joly
3 p.m, Buswells’ Hotel bar

11-week Saturday morning term, 10.30 – 1.15 p.m. each week.
FEE: €310 for 11 x 2.75 hour meetings over 15 weeks (4 weeks off at Christmas and New Year).

START TO WRITE classes: Friday nights in Dunlaoghaire. Starting on Nov. 9 and running 5 sessions till Dec 9th, restarting Friday 13th January for another 5. (Fee here is €295).

DEVELOPING WRITER/ WRITING WORKSHOP combined session: Tuesday and Wednesday night City Centre options for this course in the Westin Hotel Bar, 15 week course over 20 weeks. Start dates from 1 November.

WRITING WORKSHOP Thursday night option in Dunlaoghaire, 10 weeks , 2.75 hour -3 hour sessions, €300.

ONE -DAY events Winter 2016:
Sunday 13 NOVEMBER: START TO WRITE day in Dunlaoghaire.
SUnday 20 November: 1 -day poetry workshop in Dunlaoghaire.
Sunday 27 NOVEMBER VISION EDIT YOUR NOVEL day in Dunlaoghaire.
Sunday 11 DECEMBER: Start to write day in Dunlaoghaire.

All one-day sessions are €95, except for Vision Edit your novel, capped at 6, with a fee of €125. In the case of VISION EDIT, advance materials and requirements will be sent out to you and opening 10,000 words and synopsis read by everyone participating, before we meet.

New Year jaunt to Bofin

A week-long New Year writing retreat to Inishbofin will run from 29 December. For an idea of these trips in the past, see:

Fee for the Jaunt, covering individual room accommodation in cosy shared houses, breakfasts and lunches, tuition for the week and a mainline into island life and activities: €675 if booked and 30% deposit paid by November 10. 10% fee increase after this point. (Evening meals at our own expense are held in the Beach bar and restaurant, other homecooked island dining options can be arranged at small surcharge or organised between a group).

I’d be delighted if something here works for you! I’m also often available for editing work, with a couple of months’ advance booking.
Happy autumn, all, and I look forward to working with some of you through the season!
x Yvonne

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