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Expert Tips from Ireland’s Top Self Publisher Catherine Ryan Howard
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It’s hard for me to believe, but it’s been three and a half years since I took my first step into the world of self-publishing: it was in March 2010...

Essential Advice: RTE Guide Penguin Publishing Day
Posted by Hilary McGrath in , .

As one of the longlisted authors in the RTÉ Guide/Penguin Ireland short story competition, I attended a publication workshop in Pearse Street Library in mid-September. Following an introduction by Jane...

Opportunities in the US: Finding an American Publisher
Posted by Bev Sninchak in , .

Now that you’ve penned your latest greatest piece of work yet – a full-fledged book – where should you go next, and which publisher should you choose? Whether it’s your...

Eoin McHugh, Transworld Ireland, in Conversation with Barbara Scully
Posted by Barbara Scully in , .

It was a real pleasure to interview Eoin McHugh of Transworld Ireland recently.  Not only was he interesting and entertaining, he also made a pot of tea and produced biscuits,...

Getting Published: Insider Tips from Kenneth Gregory
Posted by Kenneth Gregory in , .

The chances of getting published are claimed to be the exact same odds as becoming a professional golfer – so the secret to writing is simply the same – practice...

Have Your CAKE And Eat It! Submission Opportunity
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CAKE is a UK based short story showcase aimed at helping unpublished writers get their words seen by the public. They have teamed up with some friendly places in Manchester, who’ve...

Headspace Magazine Call for Submissions

HeadSpace is a writing and art zine based around the theme of mental health. Issue 1 was launched in May 2013 and has been distributed for free in psychiatric wards...

The Gathering Poem: Editors and Writers Required
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The Story of the Gathering Poem Since I left my job as a storyliner on RTÉ’s Fair City in 2010, I have been working very hard to show that, even...

Submission Opportunities at Mslexia Magazine
Posted by Debbie Taylor in .

Mslexia magazine are currently seeking submissions of poetry and short stories for their New Writing section on the travel-related theme of ‘Foreign parts’. They say, “We accept up to two...

Red Line Magazine Call for Submissions
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The Red Line is an online magazine publishing English language short stories from international writers. The idea behind the magazine is to create an open dialogue between writers and readers....