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Writing Courses ONLINE from Western Writers’ Centre
Galway’s Western Writers’ Centre – Ionad Scríbhneoirí Chaitlín Maude – is offering online writing courses on Poetry and on Prose. The 8-segment courses cover all aspects of writing and improving ...continue reading
Banksy and Kovac in One Day
Walton’s it wasn’t. But a sort of spontaneous welcome dinner happened for Dr Kovac, who, now that I’ve spent more than five minutes with him isn’t at all like the ...continue reading
Writing Group (N.Ireland)
Another writer and blogger in N.Ireland, contacted me and raised the idea of setting up an online writing group in N.Ireland. As we write for women and it’s sometimes recommended ...continue reading
Select or Delete?
I arrive to the deafening barks of my friend’s new Belle, the beautiful black basset hound. Clarice peals as I enter, ‘it goes on for three weeks!’ I look down ...continue reading
Simon Cowell Need Not Apply
I’d hate to be a judge on the X Factor. Telling someone to their face, in public, in front of millions of viewers, why they just won’t work out, takes ...continue reading
The best type of news…No. 5 on the Bestseller List!
Its been a long road but today I finally feel like I’ve arrived… After a whirlwind week of book launches and signings, on Wednesday I got the news from my ...continue reading
Wet Wet Wet (more from a Dublin Landlady)
It’s raining all around, every day, every night, I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes. But thanks to the late Reg Presley, Love is all ...continue reading
Summoning the Spring
I have often wondered, particularly in the darkest wintery days: you know the ones, when Christmas has long gone, the resolutions are broken, and the grey skies relentless; just how ...continue reading
Mothers and Daughters (Diary of a Dublin Landlady)
That title could fill a book, I’m sure it has filled several libraries of books. As an only girl and the eldest of my generation of siblings and cousins, everything ...continue reading