The Write Time Festival is taking place this September in Balbriggan Library. Would you like to know more about writing short stories? If so we have a 4 week online course called Crafting Short Stories starting on Tuesday the 6th of September.
Please book on Eventbrite: Crafting Short Stories with Fiona O’Rourke
Online 4-week Course, 12 participants
Booking via Eventbrite:www.eventbrite.ie/e/391076017897
Week 1: Tuesday 6th September, 7 - 8.30 pm (Online via zoom)
Week 2: Tuesday 13th September, 7 - 8.30 pm (Online via zoom)
Week 3: Tuesday 20th September, 7 - 8.30 pm (Online via zoom)
Week 4: Tuesday 27th September, 7 - 8.30 pm (Online via zoom)
Want to explore the short story form? Get reading, get talking, get writing! This practical 4-week course explores one published short story per session. The story will be circulated beforehand for in-class discussion on elements of the craft. Each session will include guided writing exercises inspired by the featured story to help writers generate new prose in the short form.
Please note that participants must be able to attend all 4 sessions.Also, by signing up, participants agree to their email address being shared with the course facilitator, Fiona O’Rourke, as she will circulate the reading material in advance.
Fiona O’Rourke, M.Phil. Creative Writing (Trinity College Dublin) Fiona is an author and facilitator whose short stories have been broadcast for radio and published and translated in journals and anthologies. She was a winner in the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair and runs a writing collective, eXpress Writing Community. She facilitates writing courses and mentorships with the Irish Writers Centre, libraries, and festivals.