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Presidential Problems – Cover Reveal
Posted by Thomas Norton in The Members' Blog.

I’m so so excited to announce the release of my debut book ‘Presidential Problems‘. As an 11 year old it feels really special and thrilling to have achieved this. Dreams ...continue reading

The Bones of It, by Kelly Creighton
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

The Bones of It: Kelly Creighton (Liberties Press 2015, trade paperback) 224 pages The Bones of It has not only grown on me, it has expanded within my mind in ...continue reading

Essential Resources for Writers
Posted by James Helliwell in The Members' Blog.

I am a marketing writer; or I used to be. With thousands of blogs, press releases and eBooks in my portfolio I felt it was time for a change. My ...continue reading

Autumn excitement in Big Smoke!
Posted by Big Smoke Writing Factory in The Members' Blog.

Our new term begins in September and we’ve plenty on offer for writers at all levels of experience. Our ten-week Beginning To Write courses start back in September/October, with both ...continue reading

On Writing: A Solitary Fantasy
Posted by Caroline Farrell in The Members' Blog.

My love of writing is turning me into an unsocial being. I am slowly growing to accept this, but what a dilemma! On so many levels, we need to connect ...continue reading

Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Nuala Ní Chonchúir
Posted by Caroline Farrell in The Members' Blog.

Nuala Ní Chonchúir was born in Dublin, and lives in East Galway. She has published four short story collections, the most recent Mother America appeared from New Island in 2012. ...continue reading

Presidential Problems – Chapter 1 Pickled Onions
Posted by Thomas Norton in The Members' Blog.

Ben lay on his bed cold, tired, hungry and badly needing a wee. His whale of a stepmother Linda had sent him to his room for trying to eat one ...continue reading

Whose Mind is it Anyway? Hubert O’Hearn
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

Whose Mind is it Anyway? The Strange and Only Occasionally Sordid Business of Playwriting After much soul-searching I have come to the conclusion that I am not now, nor will ...continue reading

Wanted: Respectable Woman for Motherless Child
Posted by Nicola Cassidy in The Members' Blog.

Wanted: A Respectable Woman to take charge of a Motherless Child Three Weeks Old to Bottle Feed it. That’s the last line I read before I left the library today. ...continue reading

Thoughts Comments Opinions: guest Orfhlaith Foyle
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

As part of the continuing interview series I record for Hispanic News Online and San Diego Book Review in the US, I’m happy to share with you the conversation I ...continue reading