• Colaiste Cholmcille (map)
  • Ballyshannon
  • County Donegal

9th November 9.30-12.30

Delivered by BA Writing & Literature staff and students, IT Sligo

[Facilitators: Dr. Una Mannion, Dr. Rhona Trench, Niamh MacCabe and Julianna Holland]

This interactive workshop will be delivered in four groups of approximately 15 participants. The first hour and 45 minutes will consist of short, sharp activities, getting participants started on basic elements of storytelling: building worlds, using concrete detail, creating character, creating conflict, writing dialogue and using authentic and original language. Students will share these piece with each other. Participants will be given work packets with writing tips and space to complete exercises. After a break, all groups will meet together to present and discuss some samples of the work undertaken in the first session.