Booked Out: Online: Writing for Podcasts and Radio with Zoë Comyns
Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm
Duration: 2 Days
Cost: €90/€81 members
Course Level: Beginner/Emerging
All Irish Writers Centre remote courses take place on Irish Standard Time (GMT)
Podcast & radio techniques, proposals and treatments, audio cues/SFX, integrating sound and audio will be explored in these workshops. Participants will listen to short pieces that prompt ideas and outline techniques. Participants will complete short exercises that will help them better understand how to approach their own work.
Week 1: Features & Factual - Introduction to structure, writing for the ear, storytelling, timing, styles, tone, signposts.
Week 2: Fiction - Point of view, narration, character, dialogue, setting, contrast.
An insight into how writing for the ear differs from the page. An understanding of style, format, techniques. Confidence to start their own projects.