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Creative Writing: Advanced – REMOTE

29 September 2022
Remote – Video Conference (Zoom)/Email/Phone/Post

Course details

Course begins: 29 September 2022
Course ends: 17 November 2022
Venue: Remote – Video Conference (Zoom)/Email/Phone/Post
Location: Remote
Provider: Martin Keaveney Creative Writing
Capacity: 15
Fee: €150
Contact details: info@martinkeaveney.com/0876007100

Course description

This course is designed for those firmly committed to their writing as a hobby or as a career. Writers may have a writing project or projects they wish to work on for the duration of the course. Participants with no specific project may wish to spend the early weeks finalizing their choice of project. Each week, writers can submit sections for workshop and discussion. Projects can be in any genre or medium. Course also includes discussion of songwriting, romance fiction, multiform, video-game writing, writing for the internet and commercial script writing along with elements of writing craft. Alumni of other MKCW courses very welcome. Includes post-course editorial of a complete industry sample or equivalent (up to 3,000 words). Limited Places.
Next start date: Thursday 29th September 2022.

*Alumni writers welcome*
Course Options

Evening (8pm-10pm)

Afternoon (3pm-5pm)

Morning (10am-12pm)

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About the facilitator

Martin Keaveney has been facilitating creative writing courses at Galway Arts Centre since 2018. He also lectures on Irish Literature at NUIG’s Autumn Series. His second novel, The Mackon Country, will be published by Penniless Press, UK this Autumn. This follows   his  debut novel Delia Meade (2020) and his collection of stories, The Rainy Day, ( 2018) (Penniless Press). Short fiction has been published in  many literary journals in Ireland, UK and US. He has also written for the screen and his writing has been produced and exhibited at many international  film festivals and on broadcast national television.  His  scholarship was recently published in the peer-reviewed  New Hibernia Review, Journal of Franco-Irish Studies, Liverpool Journal of Postgraduate Studies and Estudios Irlandeses. He has a B.A. in English and Italian, an M.A in English (Writing) and a Ph.D. at NUIG (Creative Writing and Textual Studies).   He was awarded the Sparanacht Ui Eithir for his research in 2016 and the NUIG Write-Up Bursary in 2018.  See more at www.martinkeaveney.com

Creative Writing Course Benefits with Martin Keaveney Creative Writing

-Weekly feedback from class tutor
-Friendly and constructive workshop with other writers
-Weekly tutorial on a range of contemporary & classical writing forms
-Weekly tutorial on elements of writing craft
-Superb addition to CV
-Eligible for Continuing Professional Development activity
-Completion Certificate Available
-Long-lasting connections and friendships
-Post course Editorial Response to your work
-Nourishing social activity


-‘Excellent support from tutor’

-‘Enormously helpful and generous writer’s workshop’

-‘[Martin] takes a genuine interest in his students’

-‘An engaging speaker who listens and answers questions in a useful way’

-‘[Martin’s] guidance is excellent’

-‘Very enjoyable and engaging’

-‘I looked forward to the class every week, each week I became more and more inspired to go home and work on my projects’ [Evening Course]

-‘Thoroughly enjoyed the day’ [One Day Course]

See more at www.martinkeaveney.com/testimonials

How Remote Courses Run

Video Conference ( 3 video conference options 10am/3pm/8pm – Note morning, afternoon or evening on registration)

-You are emailed the weekly class slides
-You attend a video class each week where you listen to a live tutorial and attend a live writing workshop, where you can read your work and receive feedback
-Zero technical expertise is required. All security features are enabled


-You are emailed the weekly class slides
-You are sent a link to an audio file tutorial
-You interact via email with tutor and other class members and complete assignments

Phone Conference

-You are texted course information each week
-You attend the class by phone


-You are posted the weekly class slides
-You post in your weekly writing. (Typed or handwritten)
-You can phone or email at any time

Times not suit? You can still attend via FLEXI

How Flexi Works

-If the time of the Video Conference does not suit, you can now instead have one-to one Zoom (or phone) meetings about your work (15-20 mins) each week at a mutually convenient time. You receive a weekly podcast of each tutorial, slides every week, and workshop via email (including exchanging writing with other participants if you wish) You also can complete an optional Final Project and receive post course editorial with advice on how to proceed. Cost will be the same.

Combinations of the above available at no extra cost, please enquire. All remote courses cost the same

All registered participants are subject to Terms of Use

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Course Options

Evening (8pm-10pm)

Afternoon (3pm-5pm)

Morning (10am-12pm)

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