Learn to Write Good Creative Writing Workshop

Christchurch – Saturday, June 2 at 10 AM – 6 PM

The Avon Loop Community Cottage -28 Hurley St

Dunedin -Saturday, June 9 at 10 AM – 6 PM

Fringe HQ -26 Princes Street

Wellington – Saturday, June 16 at 10 AM – 6 PM

Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61 – 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro

Napier – June 30th, 10am – 6pm AMP Building,

1 Shakespeare Road

Poet, musician and best selling author Dominic Hoey, is running a series of one day

creative writing workshops in June.

Dominic has been running the workshops, entitled Learn To Write Good, for three

years working with over 100 writers. They cover the fundamentals of creative

writing and are open to everyone from poets to song writers to journalists to


The classes are relaxed with a focus on creativity, but also touch on

technique to make sure students leave with the rudiments of good writing.

Dominic has released five critically acclaimed studio albums, two books of poetry,

four short films, a one man show and a best-selling novel.

In a former life, he was an MC battle- and slam-poetry champion. He’s performed

his spoken-word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan, and America. His

novel, Iceland was long listed in this years Ockham book awards and listed as one

of 2017’s best books by The Listener.

Classes are $200, for more information or to book a space contact Dominic –



“The class really got me out of my comfort zone and trying new things. It was great

to have a supportive environment to experiment with my writing style.”

“I wrote 5,000+ words and finished the first draft of my novel in the two days after

the workshop. So yeah, it was good!”

“Thank you very much for sharing your insight and experience. I admire your ability

to balance the unique, insightful and personal elements of your work with true


“”Dominic taught me many new skills to utilise. I value his lessons because the

ideas come through in an easy-to-understand and clear manner which he sets to

the individual or group learning capacity. Would I recommend Creative Writing

Courses by Dominic Hoey? Yes!” “