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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
Rainbows Over Belfast by Brigid Gallagher
“To watch us dance is to hear our heart speak” Hopi Indian saying I am standing in front of the mirror in my bedroom at The Europa Hotel, applying a ...continue reading
5 Ways Acting Can Strengthen Your Writing
Written by Anna Tran During our process, we can become discouraged when we feel our writing is not going anywhere, after receiving feedback that we did not expect from critique ...continue reading
Eyes Closed, Ready, Publish!!
Finding my way around social media is a nightmare. How does anyone get the time for anything else. It’s a mystery? Could it be any more complicated, or time-consuming? I’m ...continue reading
Spice up your Summer with Act The Maggot
What to do with those lovely long summer evenings? Isn’t it the perfect time for people-watching, lazing about idly, sipping coffees or beers and studying humankind? During summer you can ...continue reading
COVER REVEAL – THE LAST LOST GIRL by MARIA HOEY
I am delighted to reveal my cover for my debut novel, THE LAST LOST GIRL, published by Poolbeg, July 2017
Three things you need to STOP DOING RIGHT NOW if you’re writing your first draft
I should preface this post with the fact that no, I’m not yet a published author but I have learned some stuff along the way and as I rocket through ...continue reading