This full-day conference, held in the heart of Belfast, includes talks on various aspects of the writing journey from best-selling authors, a networking lunch and an informative interactive panel discussion with leading literary agents.
If you’re an aspiring writer with a manuscript and ready to submit, or simply at the beginning of your writing journey, don’t miss out on what promises to be a day essential to helping you work towards producing a publishable manuscript.09.30-10.00: Registration and welcome teas and coffees10.00-11.00: How to build a narrative with Paul Mc Veigh11.00-11.20: Comfort break11.20-12.20: Researching the story with Garrett Carr 12.20-13.30: Lunch break (lunch included)13.30-14.30: Creating your protagonist with Geraldine Quigley14.30-14.50: Comfort break14.50-16.00: How to submit your work to agents and independent presses: practical tips from literary agent Laura Williams and editor Patsy Horton16.00-17.00: Reception Originally from Belfast, Paul Mc Veigh founded a theatre company, and wrote and directed plays, one of which was nominated for a BBC Entertainment and Media Award.
In 2014, Paul was invited to read at the International Short Story Conference in Vienna, at the Belfast Book Festival and at the Cork International Short Story Festival.
He recently read his work on BBC Radio 5 with David Nicholls. Paul is also Director of the annual London Short Story Festival and is currently the Deputy Editor of the Word Factory literary salon and blog.
T: 44 (0)1539 234184 E: [email protected] Irish Centre for Poetry Studies, Dublin City University The Irish Centre for Poetry Studies is moving to a new home to the newly-founded School of English Studies in Dublin City University.
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As before, the course will be promoting engagement with poetry and generating poetry scholarship, communicating locally and internationally with readers, poets and researchers.Paul's short stories have been published in anthologies and literary journals.His BBC commissioned short story, 'Tickles', aired on Radio 4 earlier this year.It is not called an MA in "Creative Writing" because the course covers forms of writing in addition to fiction and poetry.The MA in Writing synchronizes with the Department's current postgraduate offerings (MA in Literature & Publishing and MA in Drama & Theatre Studies).Anyone interested in the programme should contact Dr. Applications for the MA in Poetry Studies will be managed through the PAC system.The PAC codes for the MA in Poetry Studies are: DC691 Full-time & DC692 Part-time. classname=MAPS NUI Galway The MA in Writing is a one-year full-time course intended for committed writers. University of Limerick This one-year programme enables students to develop their skills in creative writing through careful consideration of the work of established writers; through study of the elements and formal structures of a piece of creative writing; through assignments that enable students to employ and master strategies for revision and refinement of their work; and through an understanding of the requirements of the submission and publication process.We’re pleased to be partnering with The Open University to bring a day of advice on the writing and publishing process.ie/englishanddrama/graduatestudies/maprogrammes/creativewriting University of South Wales A 2-year part-time Master’s Degree for writers of fiction and poets.A unique flexible-learning scheme which offers students the opportunity to develop their book-length manuscript under the expert guidance of University tutors and prize-winning writers.