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2nd Sep 2023

Age Range

Leixlip Community Library


Connections Through Literature - Writing for Podcasts and Radio with Zoë Comyns

Course Summary:

Learn to write for the ear. Participants will learn about effective audio narratives - documentary/short features and fiction, from generating an idea to ways to record your work.

- How are audio stories different to those on the page.

-Tips on story, scene and sentence levels.

-Introduction to short features and documentary structure.

-Introduction to narrators, internal monologues, dialogue and structure for drama.

Podcasts & radio techniques, proposals and treatments will be explored in this workshop. Participants will listen to examples of great short pieces that prompt ideas and outline effective story telling for the ear. Participants will complete short exercises that will help them better understand how to approach their own work.

Course Outcomes:
An insight into how writing for the ear differs from the page. An understanding of style, format, techniques. Confidence to start your own projects.


Course Details: Course will take place in person in Leixlip Community Library. Booking essential, places are limited to 12 participants.

Please apply by 12 noon on Friday 18th of August 2023. Applicants will be notified of decisions by Friday 25th of August.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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