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Creative Writing – an Introduction

…..have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel?.. 

Sat 10th September 202210:00 - 17:00

Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or stunning audiences with your poetry?

Get started with creative writing in this exciting new one-day course. Learn the basics of the craft;  getting started, editing your work, and preparing for submission to publishers and editors.  This is a course suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer. You also can complete an optional writing sample and receive post course editorial with advice on how to proceed.   An exciting and enjoyable one-day course with expert support, writing exercises, and creative workshops.
Cost: €150.00 –  Book Here – Limited places available.

About the Tutor
 Over the past 2 years, Martin Keaveney has worked with hundreds of writers from all over the world on many different types of creative writing projects. Writers return to Martin year after year due to his precise editorial support, quality tutorials and commitment to excellence in teaching and workshop moderation.  Martin previously provided creative writing courses at Galway Arts Centre (2018-2020) and lectured on Creative Writing at NUIG (2016-2018). He currently lectures on Irish Literature at NUIG’s Autumn Series. Martin’s second novel, The Mackon Country, was published by Penniless Press, UK in 2021. This followed   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.  Martin 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.
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Contact Information

The Mall Arts Centre

Mall House Youghal, Co Cork
Eircode: P36FR96

Call 087 9593276 Visit Website