If you’re keen to expand your writing skills, or thinking about dipping your toe into the world of online courses, look no further.
As the author of four novels and a work of non-fiction, I have a wealth of experience to share.
I am an associate tutor of creative writing at the University of Dundee, deliver courses on behalf of Lifelong Learning Dundee and have been involved with writing for wellbeing in various healthcare settings over many years.
NEW COURSES FOR 2021!
LIFELONG LEARNING DUNDEE (online)
WRITING FOR WELLBEING
JAN 19 (5 weeks) 6.30- 8.30 £40/35
WRITE THAT NOVEL!
APRIL 13 (5 weeks) 6.30- 8.30 £40/35
FINDING INSPIRATION THROUGH FOLKLORE
April 16 (5 weeks) 10.00-12.00 £40/35
NEW FOR 2021!
THE LIGHTNING LAB
THE LIGHTNING LAB
Following the success of our brand-new collaboration The Lightning Draft, Noelle Harrison and I will be teaming up again in February and we’ll be working magic in the lab with our unique blend of alchemy to help you Rewrite, Refine and Release your novel into the world. Click HERE for full info.
The Lightning Draft
I will be collaborating with Noelle Harrison, author of The Island Girls and The Gravity of Love on a new project to help you get words on the page! For full details and to book, check out Aurora Writers’ Retreats
Folklore, fiction, facts and friendship – I found it all when I took part in Sandra Ireland’s online ‘Finding Inspiration through Folklore’ course. In fact, I discovered it was so much more; there was fun, sharing, camaraderie and all the while I was learning, learning, learning.
The course materials provided were informative, easy to access and the exercises inspired me to move forward with my own research and writing. I am now hooked on looking out for stories of local folklore wherever I go!
Sandra’s calm, gentle teaching manner gave us all the confidence to share our own work. It was lovely to feel part of such a kind and supportive group. I look forward to taking part in future courses run by Sandra and would highly recommend them.
Sareen McLay, who took part in ‘Finding Inspiration Through Folklore.’
“Sandra’s generous, welcoming spirit has me returning to workshops, both in person and online, again and again. Sharing her extensive knowledge on a wide range of writing styles – novel, short story, folklore, poetry – in a calm, encouraging manner, means participants blossom and share too, leading to rich, informative classes. If you are offered the opportunity to learn from Sandra, please grasp it firmly with both hands!”
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