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Dublin Writers Conference 24th – 26th June 2016

Article by Louise Phillips © 22 June 2016.
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Lots of interesting workshops available this weekend at the Dublin Writers Conference, with no fewer than four crime writers taking past, including yours truly, Michael Russell, Sheila Bugler and Laurence O Bryan…..see details below!


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The Irish Writers Centre is delighted to be hosting the Dublin Writers Conference on the 24 – 26 June. This weekend conference will provide first class training in aspects of writing craft as well as digital marketing for authors. It will provide practical support, valuable training and is ideal for both fiction and non-fiction authors.

The writing craft sessions will focus on a variety of methods authors can use to improve their craft and broaden their writing skills. Changes to book promotion due to social media will be discussed during the digital marketing sessions and will focus on how authors can use this to their advantage.

We have a wide range of speakers attending from the US, the UK & Ireland including Conor Kostick, Louise Phillips, Laurence O’Bryan, and Debbie Young. You can view the full line up of speakers here.

Join us this June at a unique event for Dublin, a writer’s conference aimed at writers. Places are limited so please book as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you.

For full information and booking, visit: http://thebookpromoter.com/conference/

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LOUISE PHILLIPS is the author of four bestselling psychological crime thrillers. Her debut novel RED RIBBONS, and her subsequent novels, THE DOLL’S HOUSE, LAST KISS and THE GAME CHANGER, were each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year. She won the award in 2013. Louise’s work has formed part of many literary anthologies, and she has won both the Jonathan Swift Award and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice platform, along with being shortlisted for the Molly Keane Memorial Award, Bridport UK, and many others. In 2015, she was awarded a writing residency at Cill Rialaig Artist retreat and she was also a judge on the Irish panel for the EU Literary Award. In 2016, she was longlisted for the prestigious CWA Dagger in the Library Award, and her first two novels, RED RIBBONS and THE DOLL'S HOUSE, were published in the US. She has recently been awarded an Arts Bursary for Literature from the Arts Council of Ireland, and her latest novel, THE HIDING GAME, will be published on September 5th 2019. Louise Phillips is the crime writing mastermind behind writing.ie's Crime Scene blog.