Date: 21 May 2011
"This Award recognises and applauds the work of Fighting Words.
Date: 21 May 2011
We are delighted to offer a four-week course for 14-16 year olds on Diary Writing and Blogging.
The course will run from 10am to 12 noon on April 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th.Participants MUST be available for all four classes.
Over the four weeks, students will explore writing about their own experiences and using the diary format to write fiction from other characters' perspectives.
GET WRITING! Everyone has a story to tell. Have you always wanted to write but have trouble getting started? Would you like to gain more confidence writing?
If so...come to a series of three workshops which will help you discover your own unique writing voice by getting your pen moving immediately. At each workshop, you will write in response to timed, triggering exercises designed to be fun and spark your imagination. All participants will be supported by trained and experienced Fighting Words writing tutors.
Wrap your head around the basics of screenwriting in a three hour intensive crash-course! For those interested in learning how writing for the screen is different to prose, poetry, or writing for the stage.
Through active discussion and participation, we explore the basics of visual storytelling, screenplay formatting, and story essentials.
OTHER VOICES NYC
A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC & LITERATURE
Curated by GLEN HANSARD, THOMAS BARTLETT and PHILIP KING
benefitting FIGHTING WORDS Creative Writing Centre
Venue: LE POISSON ROUGE, NEW YORK
Date: OCTOBER 27th & 28th, 2011
ANTHOLOGY: Lost in Transition: Stories by Fourth Year Students from Scoil Chaitríona Fighting Words
Date: 21 Feburary 2011
A workshop inviting 15-17 year olds to learn how, why and what makes performance art. Across ten hours and over two days you will conceive, devise and perform an original piece of performance art.
In addition, you will discover the history, tradition and experimental future of the art form and use the biography of your own life and identity to add a creative message to the world.
Glen Hansard and Roddy Doyle will come and perform in your home, around Christmas.
An acoustic gig - Glen with his guitar, Roddy with a book. The gig will last 2 hours - intimate, laid back and great fun.
The location of the gig will be decided by auction, run in partnership with The Last Word on Today FM.