Writing Retreats in Ireland 2016 | The Creative Writer’s Workshop

Fiction & Memoir Writing Retreats in the West of IrelandBrollyY Copyright©IreneGraham2015 office@Qthecreativewritersworkshop

Remember your 2016 vacation 

Write Your Story with Book Writing Coach Irene Graham

  • explore Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way
  • invigorate your senses on Inis Mor Island
  • walk the famour Cliffs of Moher in Doolin
  • enjoy first class Irish Musicians
  • eat Gourmet food
  • sleep in luxurious accommodation
  • and most of all – develop, create and write your story with personal coaching from Irene G.

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Celtic Myths | The Story of Aonghus Óg…and Love

Aonghus, the Celtic god of love, is eternally youthful. His true name is Aonghus Óg, which means young Aonghus. Dun Aonghus, the sacred site on Inis Mór Island, the larger of the Aran Islands, is his summer residence. From this fort Aonghus Óg can reach the land of eternal youth, Tir na Óg.Myth4 Copyright©IreneGraham 2015 office@thecreativewritersworkshop

One night Aonghus fell in love, in a dream – when he saw Caer. He searched for her for years and years. Each year she changed shape. A shape shifter – from swan to beautiful woman, to swan, to beautiful woman. Aonghus’s searches lead him to find her among one hundred and fifty swans. His love was so deep he turned into a swan himself so he could be with her. Together they became the protectors of loving couples.

Aonghus Óg has four bright birds representing his four kisses, so if four birds encircle your head and sing when you are walking the winding hill to this ancient site, it could just mean you are charmed and that love springs into your heart.

Walking the ancient sites of Inis Mór learning myths and legends is part of The Creative Writer’s Workshop Novel and Memoir Writing Retreats on this mythical island.

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Creative Writing | 5 Writing Tips from Irene Graham

1. Think about your writing journey, plan it, plan where you want your writing to take you in easy steps – 3 months from now, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years.  Approach your writing journey just like you would if you were taking an actual journey by plane, coach or whatever. Quote Give it a Try

2. Writing is about understanding story and how to create it. Do you know how to create a story?  If you don’t, you are not ready to write your book.  You need to learn how to create story so that you can then develop your story…and write it creatively.

3. Are you yearning to write – but don’t know what to write about? This is common. Start with writing exercises to help trigger thoughts and memories. Remove your edit button and just start writing, see what happens. You don’t have to show your work to anyone, so just free flow and get into the mode of writing.

4. Have you written 10,000 words + and feel your story is going nowhere? If you feel there is something missing while you are furiously writing your book – there probably is.  Think about seeking advice on your story and your writing – don’t continue to write 80,000 + words that you are unsure about.  Think of all the precious time you are going to save by getting your story ‘right’ before you commit your story to the page.

5. Have you a story to tell but don’t know how to approach it or are afraid to tell it because it may upset x, y or z in your life?  There are many ways to approach getting your story onto the page, sometimes what you don’t say (in the way you leave it out) can say even more than what you write. It’s an art, it’s an art that is worth learning!

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Writing Retreats in Ireland 2015 | The Creative Writer’s Workshop

Brollies2 Copyright©IreneGraham 2014 office@thecreativewritersworkshopAre you seeking a vacation that you will never forget?

Do any of the following tick the dream vacation box for you?

  • Silence to allow you to think and write?
  • Connect to your creativity in ancient Ireland?
  • Time and guidance to structure your book?
  • Luxury accommodation?
  • Gourmet Food?
  • Music, adventure and great company?

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WRITING RETREATS | MEMOIR WEEKEND | KINSALE CORK IRELAND – 20 to 22 March 2015

Kinsale 2aSet on the spectacular waterfront in Kinsale, Co. Cork, this weekend workshop offers a luxury getaway to unwind and tap into your life journey in an atmosphere where the goal is to deepen your writing adventure…and write a short Memoir.

  • Workshop – Fri to Sun
  • Bed & Breakfast – Hotel accommodation

Open to local residents as non-residential workshop

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WRITING RETREATS | MEMOIR | near CLIFFS OF MOHER IRELAND – 6 to 10 Sept 2015

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Let nature, the Atlantic ocean, an incredible writing space, luxurious accommodation and gourmet food nurture the story that’s in your heart. Your story.

  • Tour – Cliffs of Moher
  • High-end shared or single accommodation – en suite
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner – mostly organic ingredients
  • The Memoir Writing Workbook
  • +++

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WRITING RETREATS | FICTION & AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FICTION – INIS MOR ISLAND IRELAND | SEPT 2015

Develop and create your book on Inis Mor Island with Irene Graham this Sept.

Cliffs 630x260 Irene Graham irenegraham@thecreativewritersworkshop.comExplore inner creativity, discover the heart of your story – be it Fiction or Autobiographical Fiction – and let the raw beauty of this ancient landscape inspire your soul and your writing spirit.

  • Guided Walks to ancient sites
  • Bedroom en suite, per participant
  • Gourmet Food
  • +++

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Writing Retreats Workshops 2015 | The Creative Writer’s Workshop

Brollies2 Copyright©IreneGraham 2014 office@thecreativewritersworkshop~ NEW LOCATIONS FOR 2015 ~
PLAN YOUR WRITING JOURNEY IN IRELAND NOW.

Fiction & Memoir Writing Retreats

DEVELOP the Story that’s in your heart.
DEEPEN the Story that’s on your page.

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STUDY ABROAD IN IRELAND | GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY & THE CREATIVE WRITER’S WORKSHOP 24 May to 21 June 2015

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CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER ABROAD PROGRAM

EARN 6 SEMESTER CREDITS IN IRELAND THIS SUMMER!

Application Deadline: March 2015

  • Open to non-George Mason University Graduate & Undergraduate Students
  • Study on the Aran Islands
  • Explore Galway City
  • Live beside the Cliffs of Moher
  • Complete your writing adventure in Dublin
  • Program Dates: Sun 24 May to Sun 21 June 2015

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MEMOIR WRITING RETREAT | CORK IRELAND FRI 21 MARCH TO SUN 23 MARCH 2014 WITH IRENE GRAHAM

Sky Garden LIS ARD Copyright©LisArd 2012 office@thecreativewritersworkshopUNWIND AND WRITE YOUR MEMOIR IN THE INCREDIBLE LIS ARD COUNTY ESTATE

LEARN THE ART OF MEMOIR WRITING IN LUXURY THIS WEEKEND!

  • 250 ACRES OF WOODLAND WALKS & GARDENS
  • GOURMET FOOD
  • PRIVATE ROOM ACCOMMODATION
  • ALL MEALS

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