Monday, July 28, 2014

How To Write A Novel Event

Have you ever wanted to write a novel? How do you get it out of your head and onto the page? How do you handle structure, dialogue and plot? And once it’s written, what is the best way to get it published?
In tandem with the major ongoing series in The Irish Times, two award-winning young Irish writers join SinĂ©ad Gleeson of The Irish Times for an intimate discussion in one of Kilkenny’s most beautiful 16th-century houses. Colin Barrett, who was born in Canada and grew up in Mayo, has just won the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award for his first collection of short stories, Young Skins, published by the Stinging Fly Press in Ireland and Jonathan Cape in the UK. Niamh Boyce's debut novel The Herbalist won Newcomer of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2013. She was the Hennessy XO New Irish Writer of the Year in 2012 and her unpublished poetry collection was highly commended in the Patrick Kavanagh Award 2013. Free but ticketed, this event is on Saturday 9th August at 11.00 - you can book Here. Sinead Gleeson's How To Write A Book'' series has been running in the Irish Times over the past few weeks, here's this weeks feature on editing . I was interviewed for the 'research edition'which you can read here.

1 comment:

Liza said...

Wish I were in Ireland right now.