Welcome to My World!

MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: My World’  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

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



Memoir in Live Performance / Special Focus

Week 8

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 + LIVEWRITE full access  – €289.99 Book here