Calendar of Events
- courses and events -

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Bookings and expressions of interest are particularly welcome from libraries, writers groups, anyone who is able to provide a venue with facilities for audio-visual presentations. Our rates or reasonable and feedback and reaction to previous courses has been great. Courses can be tailored to suit your diary and areas of interest among participants. Contact us to arrange a date for a talk, workshop, presentation.

Upcoming Courses - 2015

A Writing for Publishing workshop on Writing and Publishing in the Digital Age will take place in Roscommon in November, as part of the SiarScéal Festival that is held there annually. The full programme of events is available from the SiarScéal website.

The presentation will look at both the challenges and the opportunities that modern publishing and communications technology present to authors of all genres, interested in writing to and for a public audience. The workshop is open to all; there is no need to register in advance but we recommend arriving early, as it will be first come, first served in event of the workshop being over-subscribed. So add these dates to your diary and make sure to get down to Roscommon in November:

Date: Friday, 6 November, 2015
Time: 2pm
Venue: Roscommon County Library HQ, Abbey Street, Roscommon Town

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Previous Courses

Sept 2014 - Tullamore Library, Co. Offaly - course concluded

April - May, 2013 - Roscommon County Library HQ, Roscommon Town - course concluded

Feedback and Reactions

"Last Thursday I went along to 'Writing For Publishing' a course for writers being held in Roscommon Library. When I walked into the room I couldn’t believe it. There was a queue of people waiting to register while most of the seats were already full." ... Read full review on Random Leaves website.

"The whole area of publishing was covered very well. Each module adequately covered its own specific area. Very informative and enjoyable."

"Most instructive and enjoyable ... anecdotes and diversions greatly helped in the assimilation of all that material."

"This was all new to me. I found each evening extremely helpful and much food for thought."

"An extremely interesting and informative course."

"It was a learning curve for me, not being very familiar with the jargon."

"Really enjoyed the presentation."

"Interesting and engrossing course. Thank you."