This course is suitable for teenagers aged 14-17 and will provide an introduction to the basics of storytelling. Led by writer Oisín McGann, this workshop will explore how to develop characters, create settings and structure plots, how to pace your story, create suspense and work with different themes. There will be short exercises, with a view to writing a full story towards the end. This course is suitable for any young people who have an enthusiasm for writing, even those who have yet to decide what they want to do with it.
Oisín McGann is an award-winning writer and illustrator who has published thirty-six books for all ages of reader. He is an experienced facilitator of workshops for children and teenagers.
Tues 19 – Thurs 21 Feb, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Presented in association with Words Ireland and the Irish Writers’ Centre.