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Resources for Writers

Here we aim to give you solid tips and advice to improve your writing from a wide range of Irish authors.

Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, scripts or poetry we hope that you will find articles here to guide and inspire you. If you have queries on a topic we haven't covered here, drop us an email or post your question on our members blog where you will find help and support from other writers.

Submissions Call: The Threepenny Review
Posted by writing.ie in , .

The Threepenny Review is one of the most highly esteemed literary magazines in the world. We consider submissions in two ways: through the mail and via our online submissions system. ...continue reading >>

Screenwriting: Writing Powerful Scenes by Lindsay J Sedgwick
Posted by Lindsay J Sedgwick in .

“I love writing, but hate starting. The page is awfully white and it says, ‘You may have fooled some of the people some of the time but those days are ...continue reading >>

Last Call for Submissions to Date with an Agent
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Submissions deadline: 31st March 2019 There are just a few days left to apply for this wonderful opportunity. Calling All Aspiring Authors! Have you written a bestseller or a Hollywood ...continue reading >>

Research: when to do it and when not to do it by Brandon Rolfe
Posted by Brandon Rolfe in , .

It helps immensely if the subject of one’s writing is of strong personal interest and not just that of commercial potential.  I have a penchant for the military scenario, hence ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Pet Stories at BarkyTech
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Submissions deadline: open Are you a pet owner as well as a writer? Barkytech.com is a brand new website and digital magazine that is launching this spring focused on pettech. ...continue reading >>

Reedsy Launches Discovery to Uncover the Best Indie Books

Publishing Startup Reedsy Launches Service to Help Readers Discover the Next The Martian! Publishing startup Reedsy announced today the launch of Reedsy Discovery, a new service that aims to give ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: True Story Magazine
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Submissions deadline: open True Story is a new home for longform nonfiction narratives. Published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine, each pocket-size issue of True Story showcases one ...continue reading >>

How to Write a Book Launch Press Release by Jack Murray
Posted by Jack Murray in , .

Let’s be honest, nobody sets out to write a bland book, so why would you want a lukewarm book launch? In order to achieve that best-seller status you’ll need to ...continue reading >>

Getting Started on your Novel by Faith Hogan
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Well done – lots of people want to write a book and there are just as many who think they have a book in them that we are all just ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: ENTROPY
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Submissions Deadline: Open ENTROPY is a website featuring literary and related non-literary content. We like to think of ourselves as more than just a magazine or a website, but also ...continue reading >>