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Grace C. Vaughan

Grace C. Vaughan is a mum, writer and all round blogger-woman from Co. Monaghan. It’s such a magical thing, being born on Halloween night decidedly left-handed. ‘Life’s a witch, then you marry one,’ I keep telling my atheist husband. He says he doesn’t believe in witches. But I know he believes in me. Bless him. Grace C. Vaughan. MA in Scriptwriting (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design), Dublin. My...

Gráinne Murphy

Fish Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist, 'The After Life' Caledonia Novel Award 2019 shortlist, 'A Thousand Ways' Irish Writers' Centre Novel Fair 2019 finalist, 'A Thousand Ways Third prize, Zoetrope All-Story 2018, 'Further West' Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize 2018 Longlist, 'Where the Edge Is' Mslexia Novel Award 2017 Longlist, 'Where the Edge Is' RiPPLE Anthology 2017, 'The Agatha Christie Bookclub'. Luke Bitmead Bursary Shortlist, 2016, 'Where the Edge Is'. Bath...

Gwyn Cooper Flynn

My name is Gwyn I am a writer, Artist and Poet, I have self published a couple of children's books in the past and have recently published my first novel. It is a story of true love, it has some explicit sexual scenes and therefore is not suitable for everyone, the sequel takes a much tamer approach. I am a former Banker, twice widowed and mother to 5 fine young...

Harry Feeney

Imelda Conway-Duffy

I am a mother and grandmother, freelance writer, artist and documentary film-maker. In a previous life, I held a variety of administrative roles, from estate management to banking. On qualifying as a psychotherapist in 1996, I designed and delivered workshops and presentations in stress management and my training in stress management helped me in facilitating programmes for people with learning difficulties and delivering workshops in therapeutic writing. In recent years...

Ita Roche

I’m 51 and amazed at the changes in technology and the writing world. I have been writing since I first figured out what a pencil was for - and an graphic pencil and copy is still how I write the frame of my stories. My love of scribbling my thoughts in copies stems from more than just my creative side being stimulated by the days of Black Beauty and Little...

J.C Lynch

Sometimes things get weird. Then they take a turn for the worst, down a strange road. After about 3 miles of that bizarre sets in. That's my brain.


James Rogers

Originally from Mohill, Co. Leitrim, I now live in New York. Most recently, my short story, "Maguire's Hardware & Grocery," was published by the Texas-based journal, The First Line. In 2016 I won the Leitrim Guardian's M J MacManus award for "The Ball."


Jay Bee


Hello. My name is John. I have been many things through the years, student, barman, line worker, sales manager, bar manager, stand-up comedian (for a stint), business development manager, designer (graphic) but what I have been throughout all of these things, is haunted. I left school shortly after the abacus lost its place (or so it feels) with a dream of being a writer but between points and lifes cruel...