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Creative Writing: Introduction – REMOTE

22 June 2021
Remote – Video Conference (Zoom: 8-10pm Tuesdays)/Email/Phone/Post

Course details

Course begins: 22 June 2021
Course ends: 31 August 2021
Venue: Remote – Video Conference (Zoom: 8-10pm Tuesdays)/Email/Phone/Post
Location: Remote
Provider: Martin Keaveney Creative Writing
Capacity: 15
Fee: €125
Contact details: info@galwayartscentre.ie/ 0876007100
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Course description

Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?

This exciting and highly popular course is now available remotely by video conference (Zoom), email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. The course itself introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer. Includes post-course editorial. Limited places.

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 debut novel, Delia Meade, was published in 2020 by Penniless Press, UK. His debut collection of stories, The Rainy Day, was published by Penniless Press in 2018. 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 television. His scholarship has been published widely, including at the peer-reviewed journals New Hibernia Review, Estudios Irlandeses and the Journal of Franco-Irish Studies. He has a B.A. in English and Italian, an M.A in English (Writing) and a Ph.D. from 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 (2 video conference options 3pm/10am – Note morning or afternoon 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 at www.martinkeaveney.com

*SUMMER RECESS 31st July to 22nd August 2021

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