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Creative Writing: Commercial Novels

Martin Keaveney Creative Writing

Creative Writing: Commercial Novels

This specialist course covers all genre novels that fit into a commercial category. It is designed to help writers who are writing for a wide audience. We will look at the differences between a draft and a polished commercial novel. We will explore the vital elements that convince agents and publishers that your manuscript is one that will be a commercial success. Writers should have a specific project in advance.  The course will be primarily focussed on the  development of writer’s projects for the commercial marketplace, however we will use some novels as a case study. Submit up to 2,000 words each week and receive feedback. Includes support readings.This is a super opportunity to achieve your goals as a commercial novelist – delivered by MKCW – Committed to Excellence.

All mediums/levels welcome. Projects from early draft stage onwards.

Via Zoom – Enquire about In-Person options in your area at

Starts Wednesday January 17th 2023 8-10pm

No class March 27th / April 3rd

Course concludes April 17th 2024 17/01/24 – 17/04/24

x12 weeks includes weekly workshop + Final Project editorial response  – €289.99 via Zoom Book here

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Course Code MKCWCN
College Name Martin Keaveney Creative Writing
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Creative Writing
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Certificate of Attendance
Course Location Sligo, Ireland
Course Start Date 17th January 2024
Course End Date 17th April 2024
Course Fee 289.99
Course Duration 12 weeks
Course Times 8-10pm
Title of Awarding Certificate of Completion
Entry Requirements None
Career Path Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Short-story writer, Teacher, Editor, Publisher, Nonfiction writer and others.
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