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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

Inspiration at Dlr Lexicon
Posted by Alva Holland in The Members' Blog.

If anything was going to inspire me to write, it would be the sight of tens of thousands of books waiting to be read and explored. Dlr Lexicon, Dunlaoghaire’s new ...continue reading

Thoughts Comments Opinions: Guest Roisin O’Donnell
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

This interview was recorded for Hispanic News Online on July 14, 2015 with the exciting new writer Roisin O’Donnell. O’Donnell first came to my attention when I read her story ...continue reading

Thoughts Comments Opinions: Guest Alan McMonagle
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

I am doing a new podcast series called Thoughts Comments Opinions for both the San Diego Book Review and the HNO News Service. Combined they have over 2.5 million subscribers. ...continue reading

Mindshift Comes to Cork!
Posted by SCBWI Ireland in The Members' Blog.

Written by Colleen Jones, Regional Advisor, SCBWI Ireland On June 27th, 2015, Children’s Book Ireland (CBI) and the Irish Writers’ Centre, supported by Words Ireland presented a professional development workshop ...continue reading

Summer Reading Dilemma
Posted by Chris Mills in The Members' Blog.

Well, it’s that time of the year again. You know what I mean, the season for looking forward to a break from routine. Perhaps even a chance to catch up ...continue reading

Climb Every Mountain by Alva Holland
Posted by Alva Holland in The Members' Blog.

My first real venture into writing a story came about out of fear. Pure terror in fact. Simply, I am scared of heights. I am an avid walker and I ...continue reading

The Writer’s Pro Shop Series Exercise 9: Sentence
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

Tips and Exercises for the Professional Writer Top actors and athletes have a common routine – they stay in training throughout their careers to find that extra edge to keep ...continue reading

If You Break It, They Will Come – A Personal Story House Blog
Posted by The Story House Ireland in The Members' Blog.

If You Break It, They Will Come – A Personal Story House Blog and a Message of Gratitude My first night of unbroken sleep in months. Coming to, I am ...continue reading

Why You’ll Never Recruit Really Good People
Posted by Conor Kenny in The Members' Blog.

No matter how often we make the wrong appointments, it never fails to astonish when the mistakes are repeated. Yet, how often has someone whispered to you “Do you know ...continue reading