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The Irish Bestseller Lists – what’s on the move this week?

Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is still at the top of the charts, but Strumpet City is holding in the top 3, and Marian Keyes’ The Mystery of Mercy Close is...

Get Drawn In with Children’s Books Ireland & Dublin Writer’s Festival – Book Now!
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Dublin Writers Festival and Children’s Books Ireland invite you to Get Drawn In to a unique celebration of European picture book makers in Dublin. The city has come alive with...

Sheena Lambert on Expliterature
Posted by Sheena Lambert in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

My heart sank standing in the aisles at Tesco the other day, and no, it had nothing to do with horses. I was actually standing in the book aisle.  And...

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...