The Members' BlogBecome a Member
Writing.ie is Ireland's leading writing resource and we welcome members from all over the world. This blog is exclusively for our members - to post their news, successes, writing queries or comment. With thousands of visitors each day, join us to celebrate writing and to interact with our community.
Brilliance of Brevity with Ethel Rohan & Abroad Writers Conference
I’m excited to return a second time to teach my ‘Brilliance of Brevity’ writing workshop with Abroad Writers’ Conference in Ireland. This year, the conference will be held in Dublin, ...continue reading
New dates for 2016 writing retreat out now
We have just posted the new dates for the 2016 writing retreat along with three separate participation options – Gold, Silver and Bronze Packages (http://www.irelandwritingretreat.com/) As a member of our ...continue reading
Write the Silence/Right the Wrong: The Four Freedom Publishing Story
Prologue: It was just as the sun was setting on the second of three days with no electricity, no internet and no food when I realized that life was presenting ...continue reading
New Courses for Autumn!
We’re settling into our new home in 1 Coppinger Row (just across from the Powerscourt Centre) and to celebrate we have a whole new course list ready to go! Our ...continue reading
Authors speak about Ireland Writing Retreat – see what they say
‘Ireland Writing Retreat (http://www.irelandwritingretreat.com/),’ the only international creative writing course on the famous ‘Wild Atlantic Way,’ has a brand new website. We invite you to have a look at it. ...continue reading
On Bookselling Conversations for Tangible magazine
As I have probably mentioned before, I have been bookselling on and off for several (many, even) years and have accumulated a few tales about odd customers and incidents. Recently ...continue reading
For Freedom: A Human Rights Reader 1948-2015
I began this book when I first moved to Ireland, nearly three years ago. My intent was to provide a readable and honest overview of the major movements within the ...continue reading
New home for creative writing courses!
We’re delighted to announce our new home at 1 Coppinger Row, between South William St and Clarendon St. It’s a lovely space and leaves us much closer to a Luas ...continue reading
The Shakespeare Audition by Laura Wayth
Laura Wayth (Applause Theatre and Cinema Books 2015, Trade Paperback ) 128 pages, cover price n/a Call me thick, but I’ve never really understood why other actors quake, break out ...continue reading
Steve Toltz, author Quicksand, former Man Booker Prize shortlisted author
Steve Toltz, author of the new novel Quicksand joins us in a remarkably revealing conversation about the inner life of a writer. Toltz speaks openly about his ambivalence when his ...continue reading