Saturday, 17 April 2010

Workshops at the IWC

Anthony Glavin and Nuala Ní Chonchúir are teaching weekend Short Story workshops in the IWC. This makes them more affordable than the weekly ones.

 If you'd like to ensure a place on one of these courses bookings can be made via their website, or by calling the Irish Writers' Centre on 01-8721302.

Writing the Short Story with Anthony Glavin - 1 day
Saturday 24th April: 10.30am-4.30pm €70

This short-story workshop is designed for those who have always wanted to try their hand at short fiction or have just begun. Structured around on-site writing exercises, examination of one or two classic short stories, and discussion of various elements of fiction, from language and setting to characterisation and theme, the workshop will also look at the various “seeds” of fiction and the importance of finding your own voice.

Short Fiction Workshop with Nuala Ní Chonchúir - 2 days
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th May: 10.30am-4.30pm €140

This two-day workshop will be a structured guide to short fiction writing; topics covered will include character, style, dialogue, 'show don’t tell', setting and language use. Participants will receive handouts and will workshop stories submitted in advance (up to 3000 words). Nuala will also hand back each participant's full story with feedback notes/suggested edits. There will be discussion on PR, writing competitions, publishing opportunities etc. This course is designed for intermediate and advanced writers.

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Thanks for the shout out! Nuala x