Spring 2016 - this course has now passed.
Being a professional writer nowadays comes with a lot of challenges and opportunities. The internet provides boundless possibilities for the writer to connect with their audience and promote their work. As well as writing, you now need to be able to present and perform your work particularly on the festival circuit. We have identified four key development areas crucial to the contemporary writer.
Rosemary MacCabe (journalist and social media expert), Michelle Read (writer and performer), Martin Doyle (Assistant Literary Editor, The Irish Times) and Bert Wright (curator of Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival) will guide you through four key development areas: Digital Marketing for Writers, Writer as Performer, The Art of Self Promotion and Getting the Gig, respectively.Starts: Wed 6 Apr
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Duration: 4 Weeks
Cost: €130/€110 Members