Arena Tuesday 4 December 2012
coming up on Friday's show...live from the Hay Festival in Kells with guests including award-winning authors Hanif Kureishi and Lisa McInerney, poet Peter Fallon and live music from Mary Black and musical siblings Saramai and Oisín Leech
New Planet Cabaret - Arena's Creative Writing Course
New Planet Cabaret – On Tuesday 4th December Arena, together with New Island Press, launched the first ever on-air creative writing course. The course is aimed at anyone who would like to improve their writing skills or even write creatively for the first time.
The course will last six months. At the conclusion we will publish a collection which will include the best submissions from our listeners along with contributions from writers who regularly appear on the programme.
The collection will be called New Planet Cabaret. It will be published by New Island Press and edited by writer and lecturer Dave Lordan.
The first task which Dave has set participants is to write a piece called The Party.
Click here for details: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/features/2012/1206/357193-new-planet-cabaret/
Send your script to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 4th January 2013.
For more tips and advice go to Dave’s website davelordanwriter.com.The New Island website is newisland.ie