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Summer writing, or perhaps not…
It is once again the time of year when I start thinking about what I will read during the summer holidays. Coupled with that, I also begin to plan to ...continue reading
Ireland Writing Retreat attracts writers worldwide
With just a few days to go before the kick-off public event at this year’s international ‘Ireland Writing Retreat,’ excitement and anticipation is mounting. Participants arriving from so many diverse ...continue reading
National Flash Fiction Day is taking place on Saturday June 25th this year, but being the awkward kind that we are, our event is on Sunday June 26th. We can’t ...continue reading
Lani O’Hanlon on Sunday Miscellany
Lani O’Hanlon’s poem ‘Bath’ was featured on Sunday Miscellany on 15th May 2016. All details can be found on: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/podcasts/
Why can’t a book club be more like a book club?
I recently entered the following piece for a competition, sadly unsuccessfully as it turned out. After a very nice book club meeting discussing Jan Carson’s ‘Children’s Children’, I thought I ...continue reading
Font Magazine looking for contributors
Greetings! You may know me as a reviewer, an editor or the host of the Thoughts Comments Opinions podcast. I am also the Editor-in-Chief of Four Freedom Publishing based in ...continue reading
“You Need a Love That’s Gonna Last”
“Little red Corvette Baby you’re much too fast Little red Corvette You need a love that’s gonna last.” I first paid attention to Prince and the Revolution when I was ...continue reading
Waterford Arts Office bursaries for the Molly Keane Writers Retreat
Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat Week in Ardmore, Co. Waterford free of charge. A number ...continue reading
The Fate of the Brontë sisters’ poetry collection and the emergence of the Brontë novels.
The Fate of the Brontë sisters’ poetry collection and the emergence of the Brontë novels. Equipped with the poems of Emily, Anne and her own and having decided on the ...continue reading