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September creative writing courses in Dublin
Just a quick note to let you know our new term of creative workshops is open for booking now (www.bigsmokewritingfactory.com)! Including: *** Evening & Saturday classes for adults *** – ...continue reading
How I Wrote ‘Gone’ by James Lawless
James Lawless discusses his short story, ‘Gone’, featured in Issue Seven of The Lonely Crowd. My story ‘Gone’ is about transience, about an old world and a new world, the ...continue reading
Early-Bird Registration for Summer Session 2018 is Now Open
While we make ready to warmly welcome participants to the Autumn Session of Ireland Writing Retreat, between September 25th and October 1st (a few places are still available for those ...continue reading
A Happy Coming Together
As the date for my debut Children’s Book Launch draws near, I have to sit back and wonder what might happen in the future and more to the point what ...continue reading
Plans, Ideas and Projects….
At the moment I think my entire writing life should be titled “Work In Progress.” Current projects include re-writing a novel, and 2 short stories; co-writing a project with my ...continue reading
Fiction: the primeval simulation programme
Maker of Footprints is set in the north of Ireland, which is a wonderful place to play out the dilemmas, loves and tragedies of ordinary people. For far too long ...continue reading
The Hairy Backside!
Every writer says it; every writer knows it; every writer does it! Just listening to people around you is sooo useful. Sometimes I think my ears must be out on ...continue reading
Part I: The Fallen
Good afternoon all, I have only just joined this site as an emerging writer after what has been quite a few months of deliberations. As such, this is my very ...continue reading
Life’s Steeplechase by Gwyn Cooper Flynn
All throughout my childhood I wanted to be 29, as did my little sister, this was mainly due to the fact that Johnnie Lancer on the TV was 29 at ...continue reading