“Colm’s enthusiasm for writing is infectious and his mentoring style is friendly and instructive. He broke down the process of writing a poem into manageable pieces and showed me how to work with it until it comes together.

His constructive feedback was given with reassurance, encouragement and his own brand of poetic humour. His ability to reflect back to me what I was trying to say, helped me see my words in a different light and brought a deeper understanding of the power of my words.

He gave me the confidence I needed to believe in my own abilities, to tackle the fear of writing from the heart, and to stand up and deliver a piece I had written. Success.”