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The Irish Bestseller Lists; What’s New This Week?

Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is still topping the charts with very healthy sales, along with  Michael Harding’s  Staring at Lakes and  James Plunkett’s Strumpet City, the title chosen for this...

Free in June? Find Out What’s On in Listowel
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Listowel Writers’ Week have announced details of their 2013 Festival, a line-up featuring 130 events in 30 venues over 5 days. Founded in 1970 to celebrate Listowel’s rich literary history,...

The Irish Bestseller List – Now With The Top 20!

With Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl still in the top slot with great sales, see what else is on the move! We’re  delighted to see Michael Harding is holding fast at...

Things you can do in fiction (which you probably don’t do in real life)
Posted by Mary Grehan in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

As a student, I studied ceramics at the National College of Art and Design. Like any craft, it took many years to understand my material, in this case clay, how...

No 1 Bestseller Paul Carson is Back!
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In exciting news, bestselling Irish author Paul Carson returns to Arrow at the Random House Group. Century and Arrow have acquired world rights in two new novels by the No.1...

Irish Bestsellers now with the Top 20!

What’s up and what’s down? Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 6th April 2013. Click the links to find out more about the...

Run! Girl Germs! by Janet E Cameron
Posted by Janet E Cameron in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Ten years ago I was teaching English at a private girls’ high school in Tokyo. On a slow morning, I decided to try an experiment. ‘Draw a person,’ I said...

Irish Success as Random House Choose ePubDirect
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in > News for Writers

In very exciting news for Irish publishing, ePubDirect has been appointed by The Random House Group to manage distribution of their eBook assets and provide retailer support for Random House...

Irish Bestseller List – Now With The Top 20!

We’ve now got the Top 20 Irish bestseller listing – if you find this useful, let us know! For the Top 10 in Mass Market Fiction, Hardback Fiction and Non...

the things we know now: Catherine Dunne on Process
Posted by Eleanor Fitzsimmons in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

I’m with the writer Catherine Dunne discussing her ninth novel the things we know now, published in March 2013. You can read the first half of this interview here. We...