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Pencraft Writing Workshops

September 19 @ 10:00 am - November 28 @ 12:00 pm

PENCRAFT WRITING WORKSHOPS 

THE ART OF TELLING A STORY 

RAILWAY TRACK FOR NEW PERSPECTIVES

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS AT THE NOVARA CENTRE

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THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER TO
THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2019
(NO WORKSHOP OVER MID TERM BREAK)

THURSDAY MORNINGS 10-12PM IN THE NOVARA CENTRE, BRAY, CO. WICKLOW

FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE CENTRE AND FACILITATOR:
https://www.thenovaracentre.ie/practitioners/siofra-o-donovan/

10 WEEK WORKSHOP SERIES TO DEVELOP THE CRAFT OF STORYTELLING

COURSE DESCRIPTION: SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS AND FOR THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE- THROUGH THEIR OWN WRITING OR FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DONE THE HERO’S JOURNEY OR THE HEROINE’S JOURNEY

THE COURSE FOCUSSES ON PROSE WRITING BUT PARTICIPANTS ARE WELCOME TO WRITE POETRY

THE AIM OF THE COURSE IS TO UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY
USING THE WORK AND WISDOM OF JOSEPH CAMBPELL’S ‘HERO’S JOURNEY’- AN ARCHETYPAL NARRATIVE STRUCTURE SUITABLE FOR PLANNING NOVELS, SCREENPLAYS, MEMOIRS AND FOR SIMPLY EXPLORING ONE’S INNER LIFE THROUGH CREATIVE WRITING.

THE HERO’S JOURNEY IS A POWERFUL TEMPLATE AND BRINGS NEW IDEAS AND IT UNEARTHS OLD MEMORIES.
THE EFFECTS OF USING THE HERO’S JOURNEY CAN BE THERAPEUTIC.

I ALSO DRAW FROM THE WORK OF STEPHEN KING, NATALIE GOLDBERG AND PAT SCHNEIDER

THURSDAY MORNINGS 10-12PM IN THE NOVARA CENTRE, BRAY, CO. WICKLOW

EARLY BIRD 250 EURO BEFORE 10TH SEPTEMBER
DEPOSIT 100 EURO (unrefundable)
FULL PRICE 275 EURO

DRAWING FROM JOSEPH CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER VOGLER, NATALIE GOLDBERG, PAT SCHNEIDER AND STEPHEN KING

FIND YOUR VOICE/ STYLE
DEVELOPING CHARACTER
FINDING POINT OF VIEW
FINE TUNING DIALOGUE
PLOTTING YOUR STORY
EDITING AND PUBLISHING

FACILITATOR IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR AND JOURNALIST, QUALIFIED TEACHER AND MEMBER OF THE TEACHING COUNCIL OF IRELAND. SHE HAS OVER 15 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN TEACHING CREATIVE WRITING IN SCHOOLS, PRISONS AND PRIVATELY AT THE NOVARA CENTRE, THORNFIELD HOUSE AND SUNBEAM HOUSE.

Details

Start:
September 19 @ 10:00 am
End:
November 28 @ 12:00 pm

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