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Scroll down to read our articles on who exactly is who in Irish publishing – from agents to editors, state agencies to organisations, this is section is essential reading for anyone new to the industry.

Must Reads for the Aspiring Writer of Erotica by Evie Blake
Posted by Evie Blake in .

So you’ve been thinking of writing your own erotic novel? The first step is to read some more erotica to help develop your own knowledge and style. If you begin...

Three Week Anthology: Claire Hennessy
Posted by Claire Hennessy in , .

Three weeks in summer camp time is not like regular time. It’s a little bit like stepping through the wardrobe into Narnia, where a civilisation might rise and fall and...

The Pleasures of Self Editing with Eileen Gormley (Part 2)
Posted by Eileen Gormley in , .

In just a year, Eileen Gormley and Caroline McCall, writing together as Evie Hunter, have achieved a remarkable feat: not only have they written three full-length novels, but when Penguin...

The Pleasures of Self Editing with Eileen Gormley (Part 1)
Posted by Eileen Gormley in , .

In just a year, Eileen Gormley and Caroline McCall, writing together as Evie Hunter, have achieved a remarkable feat: not only have they written three full-length novels, but when Penguin...

Financial Expert Susan Hayes Asks Do Writers Ever Retire?
Posted by Susan Hayes in .

As a writer you might not want to retire (I sure don’t think I’ll ever retire!) but you can’t predict the future. So although you might envision a busy older...

Go Big or Go Home – Studying a Creative Writing Masters in...
Posted by Dave Rudden in .

I decided to apply for the UCD Creative Writing Masters last summer because I wasn’t quite sure whether I was a writer or not. I did write – a handful...

Writing for Children or YA? Find the Magic Here!
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Sign Up Now to Find the Magic! This September 28th, Writers Web TV be officially launching with their very first free-to-watch-live-online writing workshop. They say, “We’re more excited about it than...

The Benefits of an Expert Eye by Mary Stanley
Posted by Mary Stanley in , .

In my childhood the word ‘nerd’ did not exist; if it had, I would have been called one, as I was the child who did algebra for fun and whose...

Writing Sci Fi or Fantasy? You Need to Read This!
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A collective of dedicated fans within the Irish science fiction community has announced its intentions to launch a bid to host the 77th Worldcon in Ireland in 2019. The plans...

All About Audio Books by Dominic of Crab Lane Studios
Posted by Dominic Crawford Collins in .

Once a small backwater of the publishing industry, audiobooks are now flourishing with sales rising by double digits annually in recent years and currents estimates for the value of the...