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A Multimedia Writers Diary

Today I travel to Enniscorthy to meet again with a local writers group which emerged from the now closed St Senan’s and is facilitated by local writer Sylvia Cullen. They have been studying my second book,Invitation To A Sacrifice (2010) & apparently particularly liked the poem, The Pisshead. If you want an e-book or paperback […]

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Lets talk about something else for a while! #stubborness #stickingatit #workingclassartist

I gave a quick talk on life as a working artist today to a couple of hundred teenagers who had been making anti-bullying videos inspired by my poem Because I’m Human. It was a delight. What I say about the multimedia/DIY revolution in literature didnt have to explained to them. They know all about the […]

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Secondary School Workshops 2018/19 DAVE LORDAN CREATIVITY

Multimedia Writing Workshops! Multimedia writing workshops are more inclusive, productive & relevant to today’s writing world than run of the mill creative writing workshops. Each student can participate in the activities in the way most appropriate to them – as an illustrator, a performer, a song-writer, a musician, a poet or storyteller, a smartphone videographer….Everyone […]

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Want to be a writer in 2018?

WANT TO BE A WRITER IN 2018? New online course in Creative Writing Now with renowned teacher and author Dave Lordan of davelordan.com for beginner & refresher writers, kicking off in June. Sign-up at dlordan@hotmail.com. Also good for teachers/youth leaders wanting to learn about CW. Free sample class available on request! Tonnes of FREE creativity […]

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The Five Best Multimedia Websites for Creative Writers! #video #education #multimedia #creativity

  Learn about the best free multimedia libraries online for Creative Writers, where you will find pro-grade video/background music/photo/graphics/sound effects to enhance your multimedia creativity & multiply the audience for your work. Plenty more free tutorials over at Dave Lordan Creativity on Facebook & Youtube The age of the text-only writer is over, & any […]

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Lost Tribe of The Wicklow Mountains #MayDay #revolution #socialism #poetry #FreeEbook

Get your free #davelordan E-book The Four Honesties here.  LOST TRIBE OF THE WICKLOW MOUNTAINS I believe in them, so they do exist.   In the Wicklow Mountains It is easier to hide than you think.   Behind waterfalls. In sunless crevices. In densest rhododendroned foliage.   On slopes of fluttering shadow and scree.   […]

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Creative Writing Now #halfprice #21stcenturywriting #onlinecourse

  ATTENTION EVERYBUDDY!!! davelordancreativity@gmail.com to book! Just a quick note to let you know im offering my popular Creative Writing Now online course for half-price at 49 euro. Covering traditional creativewriting topics as well as 21st Century Genres like flash fiction, performance poetry, podcasting, & literary video. Ideal for busy people trying to fit some […]

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Dublin Spire

    Dublin Spire     Cold steel colossus  Squat between the heavens and the street the street and the heavens Part dragon  Part dreadnought  Part STARWARS       Part Panopticon Part Messerschmidt                                            […]

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Cutter

Fuckin doctor said I hacked myself cosmetically, unzipped my hide for ornament, slit me down to bone for decoration, as if I ribbed my arms with scars for want of bangles, bit my lips to bloom for need of rouging, burst my knuckles off the wall for ruby rings. Fluff. I’d no need of others’ […]

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After I saw a heavily pregnant addict out of her tree on Talbot Street and was thinking thereof upon the terrible numbness which now afflicts us in our cities. #april7th #withthehomeless

The purpose of the world is simple. The purpose of the world is life. The purpose of life is also simple. The purpose of life is the discovery of love. And the purpose of the human? That’s also simple. It’s an air that can always be heard no matter where, no matter what. Jesus heard […]

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THE SPOKEN WORD SHOW WITH DAVE LORDAN – EPISODE 1

  First episode features poetry, fiction, accessible lit crit, new irish music from artists including Andre K’por, Fionn Ó hAlmhain, Monday Ni Cure, Karl Parkinson, Alana Daly Mulligan, Sasha Terfous, June Caldwell, Caitriona Coyle, Cuelebre, Derek Flynn, Kimberley Campanello & more. Mostly live recordings too! It’s the only show focusing on spoken word in Ireland, […]

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Teaching Creative Writing – An online course for Inspiring Educators

Book or enquire at dlordan@hotmail.com Get free creative writing resources here.  Learn more about all I’ve achieved in my twenty years as a creative writing teacher here.  “Your Merlin – Dave Lordan – the teacher, word-wizard, mentor and friend who will change your life” The Irish Times “Hearing Dave speak made me feel as if […]

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