Writer Anna Carey tells us how dialogue can help bring a story to life and gives us some key tips for creating realistic characters in her NovelTeens mini masterclass. How do you write believable dialogue?
MoLI, in partnership with the UCD School of English, Drama and Film, is pleased to launch a new digital platform for Contemporary Irish Writing. The online platform – at ContemporaryIrishWriting.ie – features an exciting selection of 100 titles from the wealth of contemporary Irish literature. The website is a must-use resource for readers, book club members, teachers and enthusiasts!
To celebrate the launch of ContemporaryIrishWriting.ie, the project team – Professor Margaret Kelleher and Dr Jennifer Preston – speak to MoLI’s Director, Simon O’Connor, about the development of the resource. And to give a flavour of the rich body of work featured, the event will include readings by Emilie Pine, Anna Heussaff, Peadar Ó Guilín and Michelle Gallen – four Irish writers included in the project.
For this week’s Creative Burst we have a very special guest – Alan Nolan! In this video he shows us how to create our own mini comic book and how to draw a superhero squirrel!
In today’s edition, children’s author Sarah Webb explores the wonderful world of colour and encourages you to use your imagination and add details in your work to truly bring your characters and stories alive! So, what’s your favourite colour?