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Creative Writing: Intermediate - 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

Alumni writers welcome

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 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

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
See Testimonials from previous participants

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

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

All registered participants are subject to Terms of Use 

Course Times & Information

Start Date Wed 13th Jan 2021 - 8:00 pm
End Date Wed 03rd Mar 2021 - 10:00 pm
Capacity 15
Cut off date 13-01-2021
Price per person €125.00

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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