With Lani O' Hanlon TIME TO WRITE August 21st - 23rd
Whether you have a project that needs to be finished, are just starting out, or floundering somewhere in the middle, this focused three-day retreat will give you space and time to concentrate on your own writing, moving through the blocks that can hinder your progress, at any stage of the creative process. Held in the cocoon of the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore, with its famed and historic hospitality, and by Lani O' Hanlon's subtle, grounded, intuitive, creative support, we will meet each morning for a focused writing workshop 10am to 11.30am. We will then retreat for a concentrated writing hour and a half, meeting for a light lunch at 1.30pm. In the afternoons another hour and a half of concentrated writing or you are free to explore the beach, the garden or the cliff and dream into your project, before gathering for afternoon tea and another focused workshop. You will also avail of a one to one, forty-minute consultation.
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of August 2019 10.00 am to 5.30pm approx. Please start arriving at 9.30am for a 10am start
Payment -Time to Write [for 3 days] €250 - deposit €100, full payment by the 30th of May 2019 Booking Form and Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
‘The Arts Office, Waterford City & Co. Council will be offering bursaries for Time to Write 2020. Details on the application process will be posted here in May 2020’.
Lani O' Hanlon is the author of DTR holistic well-being through movement (Mercier Press), a professional dancer, movement therapist and group facilitator she works in arts and health with the Waterford Healing Arts Trust and as a creative writing facilitator with the Arts Office, Libraries and the Artist/Teacher programme. She has an MA in creative writing from Lancaster University and was awarded a travel and training bursary to complete a first novel in 2017 which was prizewinner with the Irish Writers Centre's Novel Fair. Her poetry has been published in various journals and anthologies for example, Poetry, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, Mslexia, Southword, Orbis, Poetry Ireland Review podcast broadcast on national radio RTE's Sunday Miscellany, Halleluiah for 50ft Women, Bloodaxe, Ten Poems for Breakfast Candlestick Press, The Lea-Green Down, Fiery Arrow, The Children of the Nation, Culture Matters and Universal Oneness,An Anthology of Magnum Opus Poems from around the World . A first poetry chapbook 'The Little Theatre' was edited by Thomas McCarthy and funded by Artlinks 2018. HC for The Bridport Prize, HC Poetry on the Lake, a Hennessey New Irish Writing and William Allingham winner and with Film Director Fiona Aryan the 2019 first prize for The O'Bheal International Poetry Film. Poetry up-coming in Abridged and in the new Bloodaxe Anthology–Staying Human in Unreal Times in 2020. She is completing and revising a first collection.