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27th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards
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The winner of the 27th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award was revealed today at a ceremony held in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. Recipients of the Children’s Choice...

Irish Bestsellers 13th May 2017

Some great new releases hitting the charts this week! We’ve got The Food Medic: Recipes and Fitness for a Healthier, Happier You by Hazel Wallace in at no. 7, The Summer Visitors by...

Self-Published Novel on 2017 Betty Trask Prize Shortlist
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The Society of Authors has announced the 2017 shortlist for the Betty Trask Prize and Awards. This year’s shortlist of six debut literary novels by authors under the age of...

What To Do About Death: My Father’s Wake by Kevin Toolis
Posted by Kevin Toolis in > The Big Idea

What to do about death? Ernest Hemingway said that all good stories if they go on long enough will always end in death. And given death’s ubiquity you’d think there...

Irish Bestsellers 6th May 2017

There’s a slew of new or recent releases in the charts this week, and notably Sarah J. Maas’ third book in her Court of Thorns and Roses series, A Court of Wings...

Children’s Books Ireland Celebrates 20 years
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Throughout 2017 Children’s Books Ireland is celebrating twenty years of making books a part of every child’s life. Since 1997 the national non-profit children’s books organisation has celebrated children’s books...

Gutter Bookshop wins Independent Bookshop of the Year at the British Book Awards
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Huge congratulations to Dublin bookseller The Gutter Bookshop, who have been awarded the prestigious award for the Independent Bookshop of the Year at the British Book Awards, aka the ‘nibbies’....

A New York Times Bestselling Author Comes Home by Heather Graham
Posted by Heather Graham in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Dublin! Now, if you’re Irish, of course . . . that’s just Dublin. But, as an American—and an Irish American!—it’s a dream city. My mother was born in Dublin and...

Irish Bestsellers 29th April 2017

Jo Nesbo has leaped to the top of the charts this week, as The Thirst moves to the top in its second week. We’ve also got a strong sense of heritage and identity...

Making Money By Freelance Copywriting: A Complete Guide by Alex Hepgurn
Posted by Alex Hepgurn in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

  Freelancing, though a lucrative career option, fails to offer permanent employment to content developers and writers around the world. Some days you’ll be loaded with work, while on others...