IF ONE of your goals for the New Year is to put pen to paper and write that novel, memoir, or poems that have been in your head for ages, then you are in luck.
The acclaimed poet Kevin Higgins will host Creative Writing for Beginners, focussing on those interested in writing poems, stories, or memoir. The classes begin on Monday January 16 and run from 7pm to 9.30pm for eight weeks.
Poet and short-story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host Intermediate Creative Writing, starting Tuesday January 17, from 7pm to 9.30pm, running for eight weeks. The class is suitable for those who have participated in creative writing classes before or begun to have work published in magazines.
Classes take place in the GTI, Father Griffin Road. Places for either class costs €120. Advance booking is essential. To book see http://www.gti.ie:5678/adulteducation/. There is also enrolment at the GTI on Monday January 9 at 6.30pm.