Monday Roundup!

Some really great competitions coming up! Make sure you’re keeping track of all the new ones and remember to just keep trying! We’ve another Open Day tonight from half five so come in and have a chat with us about our new courses! Submission Calls Flash Fiction Competitions Short Story Competitions Poetry Competitions Playwriting Competitions…

Autumn excitement in Big Smoke!

Our new term begins in September and we’ve plenty on offer for writers at all levels of experience. Our ten-week Beginning To Write courses start back in September/October, with both Tuesday (starting September 22nd) and Thursday (starting October 1st) offerings. We’ll also be running our six-week Beginning To Write Fiction on Wednesdays (starting September 23rd).…

Newsflash for NewsFlash!

National Flash Fiction Day takes place Saturday 27th June 2015. For the past two years we’ve hosted Dublin’s flash fiction event, and we’re delighted to be back again this year, proudly presenting Newsflash! We want flash that is powerful and intimate, brief and highly charged. We are inviting submissions from anyone who might like to…

Mountains to Sea

The Mountains to Sea book festival kicks off next week in Dun Laoghaire. Lots of great events for readers and writers alike. Some familiar Big Smoke faces will be about – Claire Hennessy will be delivering a workshop for teens called Teen Angst, The Apocalypse, and Other Stories on Saturday March 21st, while Jessica Traynor…