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MKCW –  MONDAY MEMOIR –  Course Outline  

Save all your memories for the future by writing a high quality memoir you will be proud to share with family, friends and perhaps even publish to the many memoir readers in the world. This high-level specialist course takes writers through many different types of memoir, while also providing. a weekly outlet for their writing and typed feedback for each session submission. All participants are guaranteed to make significant progress in their memoir in this course!

Projects at any stage. Includes a weekly video for Weeks 1-8 and a Final Project submission for Editorial Response.

Please see full outline below. If you have any further queries relating to the course, please email info@martinkeaveney.com.

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Week 1

Why Me?

Week 2


Week 3

Focussing on Others

Week 4

Memoir Essays & Poetry

Week 5

Fictional Memoirs

Week 6

Publishing Your Project

Week 8


Week 9

Biography /Special Focus

Week 10


Week 11

Memoir in Live Performance / Special Focus

Week 12

Memoir on Screen / Special Focus

Participants have the option to submit weekly writing for feedback and read their 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.

Miller, Lynn C. et al. Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir. University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

Moradi, Rober. ‘Why Write Memoirs?’ Psychological perspectives, 2016, Vol.59 (4), p.473-477.

McGahern, John. Memoir. Faber, 2005.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. Contact, 1947. (Penguin, 2007).

Others TBA.


x12 weeks includes weekly workshop + 10,000 words editorial response

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