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Snow Ball: Short Story
Posted by Ciara Cassidy in The Members' Blog.

Lying on the bed, my back resisting the cold, thin mattress I stare at the ceiling. The paint is flaking and the vibrancy of the white is reduced to a ...continue reading

They’re reading Irish Poetry in Panama
Posted by Gemma@ThePoetryProject in The Members' Blog.

It’s week five of the Poetry Project, and while we’re breathing a gentle sigh of relief that January has (almost) blown its stormy way out, we’re delighted with how the ...continue reading

Twelve is soooo OVER (from Diary of a Dublin Landlady)
Posted by Deirdre Conroy in The Members' Blog.

It was New Year’s Eve, but not as we know it, a build-up of dust-cloud coupled with a small sense of de-cluttering achievement, dampened the desire to go out. The ...continue reading

A Goal by any other name (from Diary of a Dublin landlady)
Posted by Deirdre Conroy in The Members' Blog.

They were Heston and Jamie for an afternoon and figured how to bake a ham for New Year’s Day, yes I know it’s not that difficult, but it’s good to ...continue reading

Detritus De-clutter (from Diary of a Dublin Landlady)
Posted by Deirdre Conroy in The Members' Blog.

There is something about that time between Christmas and New Year, when the tree is still lit and full of magic, the presents have been exchanged and thankfully its 365 ...continue reading

Goodreads, I Love You
Posted by Eliza Green in The Members' Blog.

When I published my debut novel, BECOMING HUMAN, I trawled the daunting writer sphere to see how and where I could promote my book.  I had been using Goodreads as ...continue reading

Next Big Thing: Blog Hop
Posted by Ciara Cassidy in The Members' Blog.

A fellow blogger and member of Authonomy, Audrey Bennett, has invited me to join in The Next Big Thing blog tour. The idea is to hop from blog to blog ...continue reading

Diary of a Dublin landlady: Thirteen was looming
Posted by Deirdre Conroy in The Members' Blog.

THIRTEEN was looming like a big hag, long bony fingers beckoned beyond the midnight Twelve, so bad was its reputation that the entire car industry colluded to pretend it didn’t ...continue reading

Free Art and Poetry? What’s not to like…
Posted by Gemma@ThePoetryProject in The Members' Blog.

  It has always been a mystery to me why the whole world doesn’t seem to be as in love with poetry and art as it could be. After all, ...continue reading

New term of creative writing workshops in Dublin!
Posted by Big Smoke Writing Factory in The Members' Blog.

Hi folks! We’re getting ready for our spring term here at Big Smoke, with lots of new courses starting from next week. While we’ve a lot on offer for beginners, ...continue reading