FROM LONELINESS TO ILLUMINATION: A COURSE IN WRITING
Dr Finuala Dowling, poet and novelist
This online course aims to confirm or reveal participants’ unique writing talents and to make writing a less lonely experience. Drawing on examples from a range of inspiring sources, it provides insights into the stages of the creative process. Participants will receive a study guide which will help them to produce poetry, memoir, and fiction. Participants should read the first short chapter of the study guide and attempt the exercises before the first session.
1. Writing life and writing self
2. Curiosity and preparation
3. Surroundings, routine, difficulty
4. Incubation and flow
5. Illumination and verification
This course will be offered on Zoom. The link will be provided upon registration.