Welcome to Wonder World!

MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: Wonder 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

Introduction/Beginnings of Scifi & Fantasy & Short Form

Week 3

The Fairy Tale

Week 2

World Building

Week 4

Alternative History

Week 5

The World to Come

Week 6

Publishing Your Project

Week 7

Fantasy in Live Performance

Week 8

Fantasy on Screen

Week 9

Fantasy Poetry / Special Focus

Week 10

Special Focus

Week 11

Special Focus

Week 12

Special Focus / Final Readings

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.

Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Macmillan, 1865 (Wordsworth, 2018).

Nourse, Alan. The Bladerunner. McKay, 1974. (Prologue, 2013).

Mendelsohn, Farah Mendlesohn, Rhetorics of Fantasy
Wesleyan University Press, 2008.

Mathews, Richard Mathews Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination
Taylor & Francis Group, 2002

Others TBA.

x12 weeks includes weekly workshop + 10,000 words editorial response + LIVEWRITE full access  – €289.99 via Zoom Book here