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Creative Writing: Complete – REMOTE

29 April 2022
Video Conference (Zoom)/ Email//Post/Phone

Course details

Course begins: 29 April 2022
Course ends: 21 April 2023
Venue: Video Conference (Zoom)/ Email//Post/Phone
Location: Remote
Provider: Martin Keaveney Creative Writing
Capacity: 15
Fee: €1375
Contact details: info@martinkeaveney.com/0876007100
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Course description

Creative Writing: Complete is a complete creative writing course. It is designed for both the new writer and those with some experience. Alumni from previous MKCW courses are also very welcome.

All Participants attend a weekly seminar from April 2022 to April 2023 where their writing is read and discussed regularly (This course runs adjacent to ‘Creative Writing: Single Project’) . Each semester, they also select from a range of other creative writing or Irish literature modules available.

New writers can select modules which introduce all the basic crafts and over one academic year progress to more advanced modules which encourage and develop the use of a range of advanced narrative skills and providing specialised knowledge and in-depth discussion and reflection on many different genres and mediums. There is also an opportunity to study over a century of Irish literature. Each writing module provides an opportunity for a FINAL PROJECT with extended editorial.

Advanced or ALUMNI writers can attend a range of specialised modules in areas which particularly interest them, select one-to-one options and benefit from an exciting range of reader responses in a series of workshops throughout the year. Each writing module provides an opportunity for a FINAL PROJECT with extended editorial.

All levels will benefit from literature modules which pay close emphasis on story telling and the process of the professional author.

At the end of the course, participants submit a GRAND PROJECT: a full length work such as novel, play, feature film screenplay or other creative writing project/portfolio of writing. Length can be up to 150,000 words / 3 hour feature film plus synopsis. Full editorial response with advice on how to proceed with the project will be provided in Summer 2023 after the course concludes. Writers may also submit an industry level query for review.

All participants can be assured they are attending a suite of modules which have been finely designed and crafted by an experienced lecturer in Creative Writing and Irish Literature and a practicing writer. Writers will enjoy close attention to their work as it progresses, develop a strong group bond, meet many writers at different levels of experience and working in different genres and mediums and make long lasting friendships. This is a unique and exciting opportunity and it is available all over the world from the comfort of your home.

The objective is for writers to move their writing closer to achieving industry recognition through publication or to independently proceed with their writing projects and share with family and friends. Creative Writing: Complete is an exciting new one-year course which provides writers an opportunity to develop, progress and ultimately gain specialised evaluation of a portfolio of writing/long form manuscript or novel and synopsis up to 150,000 words.

* All modules run concurrently with shorter courses

* Some modules may be run by FLEXI (one-to-one sessions at a mutually convenient time)

How Creative Writing: Complete works

Attend Creative Writing: COMPLETE (Seminar) ( Adjacent to ‘Creative Writing: Single Project’) weekly for 12 weeks per Semester.

Zoom Class times available:
10am-12pm/3pm-5pm/5.30pm-7.30pm Fridays OR 3pm-5pm OR 8pm-10pm Mondays via FLEXI, email, post or telephone (GMT)
Please indicate preferred time/option on booking

Select THREE 8 week modules (One per semester is recommended) (Additional modules €125 supplement)

* Subject to adjustment

* All courses run adjacent to single 8-week courses

* All modules may be repeated if desired, unless marked otherwise. Times vary.

– Creative Writing: Introduction
– Creative Writing: Intermediate
– Creative Writing: Advanced
– Irish Literature: From Plunkett to Rooney
– Irish Literature: From Moore to Enright
– Irish Literature: From Yeats to McKeon
– Irish Literature: From Macken to Meehan
– One-to-one support (30 minute sessions at mutually convenient times)
– Other modules may be added

Participants attend a weekly seminar from January to December, where their writing is read and discussed regularly (This course runs adjacent to ‘Creative Writing: Single Project’) . At the end of three semesters, writers submit a long form work or a portfolio of writings for evaluation by the course tutor in January 2023 after the course concludes. Writers may also submit an industry level query for review.

Weekly Seminar Dates:


Friday 29th April 2022 to Friday 15th July 2022 (10.00am- 12.00pm/3.00-5.00pm/5.30pm-7.30pm)


Monday 25th April 2022 to Monday 25th July 2022 (8.00-10.00pm/3.00-5.00pm)


Friday 23rd September 2022 to Friday 9th December 2022 (10.00am- 12.00pm/ 3.00-5.00pm/5.30pm-7.30pm)


Monday 26th September 2022 to 19th December 2022 (8.00-10.00pm/3.00-5.00pm)


Friday 20th January 2023 to Friday 21st April 2023 (10.00am- 12.00pm/ 3.00-5.00pm/5.30pm-7.30pm)


Monday 16th January 2023 to Monday 17th April 2023 (10.00am-12.00pm/ 3.00-5.00pm/8.00-10.00pm)

You can attend via FLEXI, Email, Video Conference (Zoom), Phone or Post


Check out the TESTIMONIALS page at www.martinkeaveney.com

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