MKCW –  ‘Writing the Past’  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

Aims & Objectives

Week 2

Primary Sources

Week 3

Secondary Sources

Week 4


Week 5

Fiction & History

Week 6


Week 7


Week 8


Week 9

Short form publishing

Week 10

Specialist Project Submission Strategies

Week 11

Planning a Series

Week 12

Final Presentations

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

This course is very much focussed on the projects presented by writers. However, there will be some support readings from the titles below and others will be posted in due course.

Pitcher, Luke. Writing Ancient History: An Introduction to Classical Historiography. London: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited 2010

Smail, Daniel Lord. On Deep History and the Brain. Berkeley: University of California Press 2007

x12 weeks includes weekly workshop + Editorial Response on 10,000 words sample + LIVEWRITE full access  – €289.99 Book here