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Creative Writing: Intermediate - Online Remote Course

Would you like to develop your writing craft and develop your work for publication? Have you been working on a writing project for a while and want to move onto the next level? Explore genres such as comedy, fantasy, memoir and radio writing in this innovative new course for intermediate writers. The course is provided exclusively remotely, by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. We will examine fundamental aspects of the craft, share work and exchange feedback. Includes weekly editorial support and extended post-course feedback and advice. Suitable for writers with some experience or those who have completed 'Creative Writing: Introduction'. 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, will be published later 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 was recently published in the peer-reviewed journals New Hibernia ReviewEstudios 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

Date: Wednesday 9th September at 8-10pm for 8 weeks

Venue: Video Conference, Email, Post or Phone

Registration: €125

Alumni writers welcome

Testimonials:
'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

All registered participants are subject to Terms of Use

How Remote Courses Run:
Post
You are posted the weekly class slides.
You post in your weekly writing. (Typed or handwritten)
You can phone or email at any time.

Email
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.

Video Conference
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.
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.

Phone Conference
You are texted course information each week.
You attend the class by phone.

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

 

Course Times & Information

Start Date Wed 09th Sep 2020 - 8:00 pm
End Date Wed 28th Oct 2020 - 10:00 pm
Capacity 15
Cut off date 09-09-2020
Price per person €125.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Contact Galway Arts Centre

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 Phone: + 353 (0) 91 565 886
 Fax: + 353 (0)91 568 642
 47 Dominick Street, Galway City

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