Creative Writing Intermediate (Online Course) Wednesday

This course will take place fully online

Delivery Method - Online - Access to a Tablet or Computer with a broadband connection is required. 

Course Name -Creative Writing  Intermediate

Award-Certificate of Attendance (on request).

Course Overview

This programme is suitable for individuals who have already completed one creative writing course, and/or have had their work published in journals, newspapers, or literary magazines.

Course Content

Intermediate Creative Writing

  • Creating strong characters and narrative voice
  • Writing engaging description
  • Poetic forms
  • Do's and don’t's of dialogue
  • Getting started on a new piece
  • Being your own best editor

Entry Requirements

Intermediate Creative Writing

This course is suitable for students who have previously completed a creative writing course; regularly attend a writing group; or, have experience writing to a deadline and submitting to an editing process.

Tutor Biography

Susan Millar Du Mars has published four collections with Salmon Poetry, the most recent of which,Bone Fire, appeared in 2016. Bone Fire was nominated for the Forward Prize and has been featured on RTE Radio One’s Arena and The Poetry Programme. Susan is the author of a book of short stories –Lights In The Distance, Doire Press, 2010 – and is working on a second collection.She has been awarded an Arts Council bursary for her fiction.Susan and her husband Kevin Higgins have been teaching creative writing and running the acclaimed Over the Edge readings series since 2003. Susan edited the 2013 Salmon anthology Over the Edge: The First Ten Years.Susan has a passion for writing and truly enjoys sharing that passion with students.

Gretb email address:

Materials Needed:

Only pen and paper are required in class. To complete homework assignments, access to a computer and printer would be helpful