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Win a Writing Weekend with Carousel Creates

Article by Site Editor © 10 January 2013 .
Posted in the Magazine ( · Writing Competitions ).
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Carolann Copland is the founder of Carousel Creates, founded in 2012 and offering writing experiences to writers of all ages and lifestyles. She has a Bachelor of Education in English and Drama and has been a teacher for thirteen years. Carolann has learned her writing craft under authors such as Siobhan Parkinson, Patricia O’ Reilly, Conor Kostick, Orna Ross, Niall Williams and Claire Hennessy.

Carolann was long listed for the RTE/Penguin short story competition last year and was short listed for Inkwell’s First Chapters competition. She has also had a number of short stories published in online magazines. Although she writes mostly novels; Carolann loves to dabble with short stories, plays and poetry; writing between Dublin and the South of Spain.

From Dublin, Ireland; Carolann  has also lived in the Middle East and the United Kingdom. She is a mother of three children aged nine to twenty one.  Through mentoring writers of all ages; from all walks of life; Carolann is happiest when she is sharing her passion for writing.

Carousel Creates turns inspiration into script, for writers from four to a hundred and four, offering the writer a life enhancing experience in relaxed settings. Set in the Dublin Hills, with a magnificent view over the city and its bay; Carousel Writers’ Retreat is the ideal place to flood your senses with inspiration. Thirty minutes away from the centre of Dublin, the retreat is a haven away from the buzz.

Carousel Creates offers Adult Writers’ Retreats , Adult Writers’ Workshops, Children’s Writing Clubs, Writers’ Cafe, and in-school Creative Writing Workshop, and you can win a place at a weekend or one day retreat by entering their competition:

Enter their Winters Writers’ Competition, with the chance of winning the following great prizes:

1st Prize: Residential Weekend Writers’ Retreat

2nd Prize: One Day Writers’ Retreat

To enter simply submit a piece of no more than 300 words entitled “I am a writer”

Closing Date: 31st January 2013

Click here for entry form: http://www.carousel-creates.com/#/competition/4562122952

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