2018 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

PROVSIONAL SCHEDULE – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 2018

8:00AM – 9:00AM – YOGA WITH MARY DUANE

REGISTRATION 9:00AM – 9:30AM

9:30AM – 11:30AM – OPENING SESSION

A Life of Crime

– from Private Eye novels to Blue Murder on TV, with crime writer Cath Staincliffe

Workshop

Developing Characters through Fictional Drama with Kathleen Tierney

 

 PANEL DISCUSSION

Writing for Young Adults & Teens  with Tina Callaghan

 

Poetry Readings

by Mark Roper & Ruth Timmins

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

Unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

20

To reserve a place, please contact writebytheseakq@gmail.com  quoting your name, your ticket number and the name of this workshop.

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

BREAK 11:00AM – 11:30AM

11:30AM – 12:30PM  MID-MORNING SESSION

From Brainstorm to Bestsellers

What Publishers Want from Writers – Michael Freeman

 

The Contemporary Irish Novel

with Derek Hand

 

The Life and Work of Eugene O’Neill

founder of the American Theatre by Richard Hayes

 

Stop Talking and Start Writing

keep calm and kick off with Cat Hogan

 

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

Unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

LUNCH 12:30PM – 1:30PM

1:30PM – 3:00PM  AFTERNOON SESSION

Quiet writing time

 

Interview

Kit De Waal & Rob Doyle interviewed by Rick O’Shea

 

Workshop

Poetry Writing with Mark Roper

 

Workshop

Play Writing workshop with Billy Roche

 

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

Unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

15

To reserve a place, please contact writebytheseakq@gmail.com  quoting your name, your ticket number and the name of this workshop.

3:15PM – 4:30PM AFTERNOON INTERVIEW

4:30PM Meditation walk along the beach

SUNDAY 30th September 2018

REGISTRATION 8:45AM – 9:30AM

9:30AM – 11:00AM morning session

All You Need to Write

Notebook, pen, memory & imagination with Fiona O’Rourke

 

 

Conversation

with Sheila Llewellyn & Jackie HaydenThe nuts and bolts of writing fiction based on fact

 

Workshop

Writing for Radio and Short Fiction workshop with John MacKenna

 

 

Workshop

The role of Writing & Poetry in Positive Psychology with Dr Martina Carroll

 

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

20

To reserve a place, please contact writebytheseakq@gmail.com  quoting your name, your ticket number and the name of this workshop.

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

20

To reserve a place, please contact writebytheseakq@gmail.com  quoting your name, your ticket number and the name of this workshop.

BREAK 11:00AM – 11:30AM

11:30AM – 12:45PM mid-morning session

Story Telling

 

 

What do Agents look for

with Jo Unwin of JULA Agency

 

Local History

how to research and write by Liam Gaul

 

 

Interview

with playwright Jim Nolan by Dr Richard Hayes from WIT

 

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

30

To reserve a place, please contact writebytheseakq@gmail.com  quoting your name, your ticket number and the name of this session.

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

LUNCH 12:45PM – 1:45PM

1:45PM – 3:15PM afternoon session

Crime Writing

Talk & Workshop on Crime Writing by Sinead Crowley of RTÉ

 

 

Interview

with John MacKenna by Dr Richard Hayes

 

Writing Song Lyrics

with Eleanor McEvoy

 

 

The influence of Irish

on how we speak and write English with Seamus Ó Duilliún

 

 

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

PLACES AVAILABLE

unlimited

3:30PM AFTERNOON INTERVIEW

4:45PM Festival Wrap up
with Performance by Peter Murphy

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