top of page
Small Heading

Creative Writing Weekend

24th and 25th March 2018.

€165 for the workshop (2 days including lunch)

(optional accommodation in Killeena House apartments)


Only €165 for the weekend



We welcome emerging and aspiring writers who are actively engaged in any form or genre of creative writing. All activities are suitable for those joining us for the first time or those returning to us from previous workshops. 

Led by two highly experienced creative writing experts, this retreat is particularly responsive to the unique talents, abilities, aims and needs of all participants.

The schedule will consist of morning and afternoon group activities and discussions, followed by personal writing time, feed-back, support, and one-to-one mentoring.  Participants are welcome to attend on a daily or residential basis. €165 for the two day workshop including lunches. For residential options see the Killeena House apartments here and contact 02821029 or email


Topics explored will include:

Genre and Theme Narrative Structure

 Convincing Characterization Writing Dialogue

Descriptive Writing 

Setting, Mood and Atmosphere     

Symbols, Imagery and Metaphor


All participants are asked to bring along a current writing work-in-progress or a detailed outline of a proposed writing project.

We look forward to working with you.





For further information and to book a place,

or to purchase it as a gift, click here.

We are pleased to invite you to join our Creative Writing Weekend in beautiful West Cork.  This retreat has been specifically designed to enhance individual creativity in a place of peace and tranquility, away from the stresses and distractions of everyday life.

Kim Arnold and Dr. Niamh Hehir have extensive experience teaching English Literature and Writing at third level, and as editors and advisors on a wide range of different writing projects. Kim and Niamh have been running Creative Writing Summer Schools for the past 10 years. Aimed at both beginner and more established writers, these Summer Schools have proved extremely successful. Kim also runs Font Professional Writing Services -

Online Courses Now Available

bottom of page