Starts: Wed 26 Oct
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Duration: 6 Weeks
Cost: €165/€150 Members
Autumn 2016 - this course has now passed.
Transform your journalistic writing abilities and learn how to keep an audience engaged with eye-catching, revelatory, entertaining stories. The basics of feature writing will be explored, from sourcing ideas, planning your work and carrying out interviews, to tailoring writing to different publications and audiences. Feedback will be given throughout while participants will also be given advice on cultivating contacts and how to pitch and submit work. Sue Leonard is a full-time feature writer who has written widely for the national press. She currently writes the ‘Beginners Pluck’ column for the Irish Examiner. She is also a number one bestselling ghostwriter.