Louise used a great Roddy Doyle story to explore voice. She guided the class with some principles around how she supports writing in her setting which included the ideas of: process and craft; modelling; scaffolding; engagement; reading; and that small things matter.
Ferdia set us up first as cinema-goers (virtual popcorn only!) watching a clip from As Good As It Gets and subsequently as screenplay writers. The visual - pictures as stories - was foregrounded as was the need to for every word to matter.
We move venue to the Library tomorrow for Day 3.