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Irish Bestsellers 5th October 2019

There are a couple of notable new releases this week: firstly, Heather Morris’ follow up to her smash hit, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, is brand new out this week, and just...

Danú Media announces new development executive
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Writing.ie contributor Paul FitzSimons has been appointed Development Executive at Galway production company Danú Media. Paul will work on establishing and developing Danu’s slate of feature film and TV drama...

Irish Bestsellers 28th September 2019

Welcome to another week of the Irish Bestsellers! While the UK goes nuts for Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments and David Cameron’s Off the Record, the Irish charts continue prove that we like our home-grown talent. Four...

Words Ireland: A Plan to Stop Writers’ Incomes Falling
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Three out of four of us read at least one book last year but writers’ incomes are falling. 73% of Irish people read a book in the last twelve months...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Longlist 2019 Revealed
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The standard of stories submitted to the An Post Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year was incredibly high this year – with a substantial number of entries....

Irish Bestsellers 21st September 2019

Lots of shiny new entries this week (another sign of the festive season fast approaching)! Cecilia Ahern is back, with a sequel to the book that catapulted her to success, PS...

Murder One: Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival Launches

A gripping cast of crime and thriller writers have been lined up for Murder One 2019, taking place in Smock Alley Theatre 1-3rd November. Supported by Dublin Libraries and Dublin...

Finding Your Tribe: Writers Ink Writing Club Facebook Group

Writing.ie has recently launched Writers Ink, an online writers group designed to give you support, friendship, advice and to help you achieve your writing objectives – whatever you are writing....

Irish Bestsellers 14th September 2019

Once the Guinness World Records is out, the Beano Annual  is not usually far behind, and sure enough, this week sees Beano Annual 2020 enter the charts. Just tipping into the Children’s Top 10, but...

Irish Bestsellers 7th September 2019

Welcome to another week in the charts! Ross O’Carroll Kelly continues to storm ahead at the top with Schmidt Happens, clocking almost 3500 sales this week and leaving Sally Rooney’s Normal People way...