Creative writing courses in 2017

Happy new year! We’re back at the desk this week and excited about our upcoming courses, including: These beginners’ classes (all evenings 6.30pm-8.30pm unless otherwise specified): – Introduction to Creative Writing (4 weeks), starting Monday 6th February – two Beginning to Write Fiction classes (6 weeks), available from either Wednesday 18th January or Saturday 28th…

New Year, New Courses!

Happy new year, everyone! We hope some of your resolutions are about writing (you can do it!). The Factory is open again and looking forward to this term of creative writing courses. We can’t wait to help you on your writing path whether you’re a beginner jotting down ideas on receipts and napkins (let’s be…

End of one term and the start of another…

The sun is shining, the coats are locked away and it time to end our Spring/Summer semester with our annual National Flash Fiction Day event NewsFlash on 27th June in Arthurs Pub, Dublin 8. We’ve been taking parts for the last four years and it’s the perfect way to end our semester. As always this…

Q&A: John Kenny

Our new Q&A series with facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke continues with John Kenny, who teaches a variety of classes with us, including speculative fiction workshops and editing seminars. What do you like best about teaching creative writing? That moment when you feel a group of participants really engage with the topic being…