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Godhead: The Trailer Revealed
I resisted it for so long. Despite my claims to multimedia-ness, I’m a traditionalist at heart. Why would I use a video to promote the written word: that’s just crazy! ...continue reading
Crannóg magazine – issue 33 just published
Issue 33 of Crannóg literary magazine has just been published. It contains short stories and poems from 45 writers from Ireland and abroad. Crannóg has been running for eleven years ...continue reading
Potent Wizards Writing From Our Senses – a one-day workshop of creative writing
Spend a sensory-infused day exploring the five senses & creating new pieces of writing with Shirely McClure, Winner of Cork Literary Review’s Manuscript Competition 2009, runner-up in the Patrick Kavanagh ...continue reading
How far would you go to research a scene for your story?
I find myself in a cell in a Garda station. The noise of that heavy door clanging closed with the follow on sounds of the upper and lower bolts is ...continue reading
Prizes and Screenings
It was all meant to come to an end this week, but with more than 20,000 unique visitors in 118 different countries, we decided to extend the Poetry Project for ...continue reading
I write a weekly blog on a variety of subjects. Children feature, news stories that resonate, elicit a distinct response, dispatches from one front or another that I face into. ...continue reading
Summer Solstice to Supermoon Sale
Summer Solstice to Supermoon Sale – WATERSHED for only .99 cents! From the longest day of sun to the closest moon of the year, get WATERSHED for only 99 cents ...continue reading
The Most Beautiful Story In The World Is Your Own
I am standing in The Residence piano bar, overlooking St. Stephen’s Green, with chef and father Neven Maguire and a group of guests gathered for the launch of The First ...continue reading
Writing a scene when not fit to be seen!
I spotted a tweet the other day that made me do a double take of the whiplash variety. The word FREE will always do that to me 🙂 It was ...continue reading