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Careers In Publishing - “You need faith, resilience, and a much better command of English than you think you have.”

26 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

At the Society of Young Publishers' inaugural panel, we learned key skills, and useful tips for seeking a career in the publishing industry.

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Week 5: Creative Inspiration

23 October 2016 by Bríd Nolan

As we gear up for National Novel Writing Month with a workshop and another Literary Lock-In, Bríd Nolan considers creativity and inspiration for writing.

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Fresh Perspectives for Fourth Week

23 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

We did altogether too many events for Fourth Week, so gird up and get ready for a superlative recap.

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“Own vulnerability, let that be your strength” - Sage Francis visits LitSoc

22 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

Sage Francis, spoken word artist, rapper, and founder and CEO of the independent hip hop record label Strange Famous Records, visited LitSoc on Friday afternoon before his headlining act at Lingo Spoken Word Festival.

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Paul Murray - “Telling a Story is an Act of Faith”

22 October 2016 by Grace Kelly and Ruth Atkins

LitSoc hosted comic writer extraordinaire, Paul Murray, on Tuesday of Fourth Week. Here's what Paul had to say about the writing process, humour, literary awards and Ireland's post-recession lanscape

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Week 4: The DIY Ethic and Aesthetic

18 October 2016 by

This Fourth Week, LitSoc is embracing the non-traditional ways of getting your writing out in the world.

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Week 3 Recap - Eadaoin Lynch and a DeptCon Masterpost

16 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

Lost Plays and YAs were the order of the day in Week 3

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“The Fandom Nod” with Sarah J Maas

16 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

Clearly the event of DeptCon which most people were waiting for, Sarah talked writing, music, fangirling and the serialisation of Throne of Glass!

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“Writing is not a dream but a goal” – Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan

16 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

A novel written over WhatsApp?? What's next?

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“You have to be tender” - Deirdre Sullivan, Kim Hood and Claire Hennessy

16 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

The "Ladies of Darkness" discuss writing mental health, and income as artists

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