Creative Writing: Intermediate – Outline

Welcome to Intermediate Level!

MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: Intermediate’  Course Outline  

Thanks for enrolling in the course. I hope you enjoy it and find it very rewarding. Please see the outline below. If you have any further queries relating to the course, please email info@martinkeaveney.com.

Week 1

Introduction/Comedy

Week 2

Historical Fiction/Structure

Week 3

Children’s Fiction/Effects

Week 4

Memoir/Tone

Week 5

Nonfiction/Pace

Week 6

Fantasy/Extended Workshop/Revisions/Special Requests

Week 7

Radio/Extended Workshop/Open Mike/Special Requests

Week 8

Comics/Extended Workshop

Participants have the option to submit writing and read others’ material during weekly workshop. A Final Project option is available to all at the end of the course.

Reading list

Readings are optional but they are helpful for weekly discussion. It is not necessary to purchase any of these titles as excerpts will be provided in advance.

Byatt, A.S. Possession  (1990) . Vintage, 1991.

Cranston, Bryan. A Life in Parts. Orion, 2016.

Deary, Terry. Put out The Light. A&C Black, 2010.

McGahern, John. Memoir. Faber, 2005.

Wells, H.G. The Time Machine  (1895). Penguin, 2005.

Wodehouse, P.G.  The Girl in Blue.(1970). Penguin, 1987.

Howard, Paul. Sleepless in Seattle. Penguin, 2015.

Others TBA.

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