Online: Writing & Illustrating a Children’s Picture Book with Adrienne Geoghegan Irish Writers Centre Writing Courses

Booked Out: Online: Writing & Editing a Children’s Picture Book with Adrienne Geoghegan

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Starts: Mon 31 May
Time: 12.00 pm – 2.00 pm
Duration: 5 days Mon - Fri
Cost: €150/€135

Course Level: Emerging

All Irish Writers Centre remote courses take place on Irish Standard Time (GMT+1)


This five-day workshop will cover a wide range of topics, including character development; how to write in pictures; genres; choosing the right language and vocabulary; pagination and word count; creating your storyboard and dummy; visual continuity and the sequential image. The course will also give answers to questions such as ‘Do I need to find a writer or illustrator for my picture book idea?’ and ‘How do I submit a “stand-out” picture book proposal to publishers?’ Feel free to bring along any work in progress to discuss in class.


Adrienne Geoghegan has a vast range of experience as a writer, artist and illustrator. She has worked with NCAD and DIT, and has published work with Irish and international publishers in many languages.

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