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Selling What You Love: The Dubray Personal Shopper
Posted by Emmet J. Driver in > The Big Idea

It easy to sell what you love. I don’t mean that the task is self is any less or more hard than other selling, largely it depends on the person...

The 32: An Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Unbound have announced the launch of a new anthology of working class writers from across the island of Ireland. The 32: An Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices will bring...

Imprisoned Words: Un-Silenced by June Considine
Posted by June Considine in > The Big Idea

It all revolved around the title of a book. The Finest Women on Earth seemed like an innocuous title but what was it hiding? What coded references were contained within...

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...

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....

Getting Paid for your Writing

Ghostwriting Opportunities: The Pros & Cons by a Real-Life Ghost “So, you write ghost stories?” “Well, yes, sometimes… horror is one of my genres, but it could be any genre,...

Read, Inspire, Connect: The Pigeonhole Digital Bookclub
Posted by writing.ie in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Sometimes it can be a struggle coming up with original and inventive ways to market new books, create a buzz around their publication, and form some kind of connection between...

Date With An Agent 2019: Agent Dates Announced

From almost 500 applicants, the following 60 people have been invited to attend Date With An Agent 2019, as part of International Literature Dublin, presented in partnership with Writing.ie. The standard...

Splonk: A New Irish Flash E-zine
Posted by Nuala O’Connor in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Splonk is a brand new flash e-zine based in Ireland. The Splonk team, which may expand, are myself Nuala O’Connor, as editor-in-chief, and my co-editors are Adam Trodd, Marie Gethins, Robert...