Course Description

Creative Writing: Advanced - REMOTE

Creative Writing: Advanced - REMOTE is a course run by Martin Keaveney Creative Writing, Galway. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 8 weeks. Creative Writing: Advanced - REMOTE gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Creative Writing: Advanced - REMOTE at Martin Keaveney Creative Writing, please review the details below.

This Creative Writing 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 or are free to write in the weekly genre. Each week, writers can submit sections for workshop and discussion. Projects can be in any genre or medium. Course 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 an industry sample or equivalent (up to 3,000 words). Limited Places

STARTS – Thursday 28th September 2023 – enquire at

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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, was published by Penniless Press, UK in 2021. 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.  Martin is Director of Studies at  See more at


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



‘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]

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How Remote Courses Run

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

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 (3pm/10am: 2 options)
Zero technical expertise is required. All security features are enabled

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


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Training ProviderMartin Keaveney Creative Writing
Course LocationGalway
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationCertificate of Attendance
Course Start Date28/09/2023
Course End Date16/11/2023
Course Duration8 weeks
Course Time10am-12pm OR 3-5pm OR 8-10pm. for Video Conference option (Zoom).
Course Fee189.99
Entry RequirementsNone.
Carear PathFiction writing, Journalism, Marketing, Publishing, Literary Agenting, Screenwriting, Playwriting, Creative Arts, Teaching, Video-Game writing, Librarian, and others.
Course CodeMKCWIII
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