Writer’s Workshops / Ceardlanna Scríbhneoirí

FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2019 10.30 – 16.30

This one-day workshop will explore elements of non-fiction writing such as memoir, social commentary, cultural criticism, and the construction of narrative space and time.
Participants produce their own material by responding to prompts such as photographs, film stills, and biographical texts, learning how to read in search of metaphorically significant detail.

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Fáiltítear roimis rannpháirtithe clárú don gcéad ceardlann oscailte Gaeilge saor in aisce do dhaoine fásta atá ag tosnú amach ar chonair na scríbhneoireachta 10.00-1.00 i.n. i Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne ar an mBuailtín, de Sathairn 23ú Samhain. Is í Dairena Ní Chinnéide. Scríbhneoir Cónaitheach, Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhe le tacaíocht Ealaín na Gaeltachta a stiúróidh.


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Flash Fiction Workshop with Nuala O’Connor
Saturday 23 November 2019 10.00 – 13.00

This workshop will guide participants through practical theory on how to write effective flash and there will be in-class writing exercises. We will look at sample stories from accomplished flash writers and explore outlets for completed stories.

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Poetry Workshop with Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Nicholas McLachlan
Saturday 23 November, 2019 10.00 – 16.00

In this intensive and stimulating workshop, co-piloted by poets Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Nicholas McLachlan, students will be encouraged to experiment with language and ideas, to gain confidence in the shaping of poems on the page and to acquire knowledge of some of the techniques most commonly used in the trickster trade of writing poetry.

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One-To-One Poetry Feedback Session
Sunday 24, November

Poets are invited to submit a maximum of 5 pages of poetry to former Kerry Writer In Residence Annemarie Ní Churreáin ​who will provide feedback on each poem in the form of a short report and who will arrange to meet you at the festival for a 40 minute session to discuss your work.

How to get Published with Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin
11.00 Sunday 24 November
Nano Nagle Room, An Diseart, Dingle

A half-day seminar in which looks at everything you ever wanted to know about publishing but were afraid to ask… submitting to literary journals, magazines and competitions, submitting to publishers and agents self-publishing (why and when?) the money (how much? how little?) what do editors really mean when they say… ? how do you find an agent? what’s the deal with synopses & why are they so painful to write? cover letters – what to include (and why) word count worries how to stay sane when submitting (and getting rejections) how to take feedback (without crying) keep developing your skills (beyond ‘beginners’) what makes a useful critique partner/group?

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Ponc Press – Bespoke craft poem printing
Friday 22 and Saturday 23, 11.00 to 16.00
Ponc Press, Bothar an Uisce (River Lane), Dingle

Ponc Press is offering a unique experience. Bring us your short poem and we will typeset and print ten copies of it on our Heidelberg Press for you.

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