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Special Feature: Creative Writing Ink

July 15, 2012

As we make our way through July 2012, what better way to approach the summer than to tap into your creative side with an online writing course from Creative Writing Ink.

Creative Writing Ink (CWI) is home to Ireland’s best and award winning writers. Whether you are seeking guidance through unchartered territory as a beginner or have already dabbled in writing and simply wish to hone your skills, each tutor is on hand to help you find your own unique voice. CWI is headed by author and publisher, Olive O’Brien.

Olive has published three children’s books, Perry the Playful Polar Bear, Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green and Eco Zico. She has also published a children’s book app for the iPad. She has a Masters in Journalism and previously worked as a features writer and news reporter at The Sunday Business Post and Mid-Day newspaper. Olive blogs for and provides critique and editorial services for…her eco-friendly book publishing company Silver Angel Publishing has been shortlisted for the 2012 David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards.

At CWI, you can choose from a long list of courses, including beginners creative writing with Olive and writing for children with celebrated children’s writer and illustrator, Oisín McGann.

Creative Writing Ink offers online creative writing classes to writers around the world together with editing and critique services…We also run monthly writing competitions which are free to enter or why not sign up to our e-mail newsletter, which includes all the latest publishing news, writing competitions and tips, along with updates on freelance writing markets.

To find out more, visit, where you will also find hints, tips and feedback at the CWI discussion forum.

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