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Literary Books for Christmas by Nuala O’Connor
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Here are my pick of literary books for Christmas: The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar This is a tour de force début. It’s set in late eighteenth century London...

Popular Fiction for Christmas by Carmel Harrington
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I was given the impossible task of whittling down the dozens of books I’ve read in 2018 to my top 5! It was a stellar year for Popular Fiction. I...

Non-Fiction Books for Christmas by Tim Carey
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Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain by Fintan O’Toole In Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain, the Irish Times columnist, journalist and doyenne of the Irish...

Children’s Books for Christmas by Olivia Hope
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Here’s a word for your vocabulary – JOLABOKAFLOD; it’s means Yule Book Flood and comes from Iceland’s release of new book titles in the run up to Christmas. Now the...

10 Things To Look Out For When Line Editing by Adriana Bielkova
Posted by Adriana Bielkova in .

This is one of our most popular posts, but, as our archive is so huge, we know articles can get lost – so here are some vital tips for anyone intending...

Converting Words into Money: Getting Paid to Write by Danielle Ward
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In a world where artificial intelligence is out to automate all laborious and repeatable tasks, creativity becomes one of the most invaluable skills to possess for humans. Writers, in spite...

TV Treatments – What to Write About (Part 2 of 2) by...
Posted by Caren Kennedy in , .

One from the archives: this second part of Caren Kennedy’s articles on TV Treatments is visited again and again by our readers. When thinking about possible ideas for a television...

TV Treatments – What They Are and Why You Need One (Part...
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One from the archives: this is by far one of the most popular articles on Writing.ie. You don’t need me to tell you television is a vast and growing market....

Building a Character Arc: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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This week I’d like to go into an important aspect of writing, who your story is about: the characters. As much as you need to take care with your setting...

Critical Analysis: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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I’ve been writing for a long time and if there’s one skill that has served me best out of everything I’ve learned, it’s critical analysis. Literary criticism is the study...