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Cracking the Puzzle Book Challenge: Conundrum by Brian Clegg
Posted by Brian Clegg in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

Sometimes as a writer, the spur to start on a project is frustration in not being able to find the book you want. I enjoy cryptic and mind-bending puzzles, but...

The Shepherd and the Morning Star by Willie Orr
Posted by Willie Orr in > Interviews > Memoir > Non-Fiction

The Shepherd and the Morning Star is inspired by rejection. My father’s life, which was colourful rather than exemplary, I portrayed as a novel and submitted the MS to several...

Another Biography of Oscar Wilde: Oscar, A Life by Matthew Sturgis
Posted by Matthew Sturgis in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

I sometimes feel that it is necessary to apologize for writing another biography of Oscar Wilde; or, at least, to offer an explanation for undertaking such a project. Certainly there...

A Bloody Dawn: The Irish at D-Day by Dan Harvey
Posted by Dan Harvey in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

My interest in the Second World War began during my childhood in Cork during the 1960s and ’70s, when the war was not long over. When our neighbours needed a...

WE Summit Together – A Collection of Empowering Stories by Empowered Women
Posted by Donna Kennedy in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

Today we live in a fast-paced world of comparisons and ideologies. By the minute we are subjected to standards of what we should be, what we should have and what...

The Doctor Who Sat for a Year by Brendan Kelly
Posted by Brendan Kelly in > Interviews > Memoir > Non-Fiction

Meditating, Writing and the Wisdom of Confucius Writing about meditation is a little like dancing about architecture: you can certainly do it, but what exactly does it mean? And, for...

The Book of Healing Affirmations by Abby Wynne
Posted by Abby Wynne in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

When I got the call from Gill that my newest book, The Book of Healing Affirmations, had arrived in their office I had to drop everything and run over there...

The Fighter and the Writer: The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee
Posted by Paul D. Gibson in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

‘A book?’ the passive-aggressive voice on the other end of the phone answers me incredulously. ‘Listen, I’ve been beaten with baseball bats, I’ve had my throat slashed, I’ve been kidnapped...

The Positive Habit by Fiona Brennan
Posted by Fiona Brennan in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

Easter 2018. I’m sitting on a bench in the stunningly pretty French seaside town of Collioure looking out at the same scene as Matisse and Picasso once also gazed at....

Bringing the Power of Small Way to Your Writing by Aisling and Trish Leonard-Curtin
Posted by Aisling and Trish Leonard-Curtin in > Interviews > Non-Fiction

What if you could achieve your big writing aspirations by taking small, manageable, cumulative actions that will help you expand your comfort zone and lead to more meaningful writing? We...