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Inside the Novel Fair with Susan Lanigan
Posted by Susan Lanigan in > News for Writers

In 2009 I made the first rough notes for the novel I would spend the next three years writing. All I knew was the theme: the white feather: I had...

Scientist from Cork Scoops Ireland’s Biggest Poetry Prize
Posted by Rebecca O'Connor in > News for Writers

This year’s Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize attracted over 2,200 entries from across the globe. Amazingly, the winning poem was penned just a few miles from Ballymaloe. Tom Moore, whose poem...

Irish Mother’s Daring Rescue Story Optioned for Film
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Irish agents, Prizeman & Kinsella are delighted to announce that the book Stolen, Escape from Syria, has been optioned by Irish film company Epos Films. The book has now also been...

Johnny Depp’s New Imprint Publishes Long-Lost Woody Guthrie Novel
Posted by Derek Flynn in > News for Writers

Johnny Depp is a man with many strings to his bow: award-winning actor, musician, producer. And now he’s added one more: publisher. Depp recently announced that his production company, Infinitum...

The Rules of Writing by Janet E. Cameron

Long hours, endless rejections, that perfect word that just keeps slipping away…this writing thing is hard, isn’t it? But it doesn’t have to be! All you need are The Rules!...

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Writer in Residence Needed in Kerry
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The Writer in Residence is a partnership between Kerry County Council and the Arts Council The Residency is open to writers in all genres, and should have a countywide impact....

Film Option for Self Published Author
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Bought up in Howth, Helen Seymour is extremely well versed in print, design and the creative process – she spent 17 years working in advertising where she set up and...

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Apprenticeships in Fiction 2013
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Apprenticeships in Fiction is a UK based national scheme designed to nurture emerging writers at a key stage in their careers. Now in it’s eighth year, it has made a...

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President launches new English-Irish dictionary
Posted by Cathal in > News for Writers

On Thursday 24 January, President Michael D. Higgins launched Foras na Gaeilge’s new English-Irish dictionary in the National Gallery in Dublin. This is the first national English-Irish dictionary since the...

Irish Writers Union Offer Bursary
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The Irish Writers Union represents the interests of Irish writers, whether they were born in Ireland or elsewhere, and are again offering an Annual Bursary to attend The Tyrone Guthrie...