THOSE DETERMINED not to let 2018 pas without finally putting pen to paper, and composing the poems of that story they have had in their head for ages, can begin with creative writing classes in the Galway Technical Institute.
Creative writing for beginners with the poet Kevin Higgins, take place on Mondays from 7pm to 9.30pm, starting January 19 and running for eight weeks. The class is aimed at those interested in writing stories, poems, or memoir. Intermediate creative writing with Susan Millar DuMars takes place on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9.30pm, starting January 16 and running for eight weeks. It is aimed at those who have participated in creative writing classes before or begun to have work published.
Advance booking for either course is essential. Places cost €120. Booking is through www.gti.ie, [email protected], 091 - 581342, or by calling into the Galway Technical Institute, Father Griffin Road.