The National Emerging Writer Programme: Revising, Rewriting & Overcoming Obstacles | Resources | Video & Podcast Resources

Need help with editing? Struggling with writer’s block or to make time for your writing? Are you stuck on the first three chapters? Is your story lacking punch? In this programme, find out how to solve your problems, how to listen to your subconscious and how to get your book to the highest level possible.

Essential viewing for every writer.

The National Emerging Writer Programme is funded by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, and aimed at new and experienced writers looking to improve their craft. With four Nobel Laureates and four Booker Prize winners, Ireland has produced some of the finest writers in the world  – and this national initiative aims to assist the writers of the future to make their mark and continue this enviable tradition.

Check out the free support materials that accompany the series (scroll to the end of the page) and consider contacting your local library to find out about writers groups in your area. You will find a complete list of library branches right here on Our trailer gives you a flavour of the series:

The complete DVD is (hopefully still!) available to borrow from your local library, or you can watch it in easy view sections on YouTube (several section are featured here – there’s lots more). CLICK THROUGH TO THE WRITING.IE YOU TUBE CHANNEL TO SEE IT ALL.

Carlo Gébler, Sinead Moriarty and Declan Hughes discuss the issues writers face, how to over come them and how to make your manuscript the best that it can be:

Making Time to Write

It’s Not Easy – Writers’ Block?

Writing is Rewriting



Overcoming Problems

Some Final Tips

View Part I Starting to Write here

View Part 2 Telling the Story here

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