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How Do You Know When Your Book is Ready? by Catherine Ryan...
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The Inspiration Project presents Refreshers Week took place in Dublin on September 29th last. Thirty writers came to the Fitzwilliam Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green for a day of intensive...

Submissions Call: Waterford Teachers’ Centre
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Submissions Deadline: 16th November 2018 Are you a teacher or retired teacher ? Do you write or dabble with writing – short story, novel, memoir, reflection, poetry, play/film script ?...

Submissions Call: Inkubator Books
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Submissions deadline: open Based in Dublin, Inkubator Books is a brand new digital publisher specialising in genre fiction – crime, mystery, thrillers. We launch our books exclusively on Amazon through...

Submissions Call: The Southeast Review
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Submissions deadline: open The Southeast Review, established in 1979 as Sundog, is a national literary magazine housed in the English department at Florida State University and is edited and managed...

I Confess . . . A Self-Publishing Experience by Adrian Taheny

I confess….…that as Pride is one of the seven deadly sins I am up to my neck in trouble.  The day I received the galley for SINS from our printer,...

Crowdfunding, YouTube Trailers and Hollywood by James Vella-Bardon
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As a young boy growing up in Malta I was first entranced by action-adventure when I read Tolkien’s Rings trilogy. The scene of the fellowship racing through the Mines of...

Submissions Call: HCE Review
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Submissions deadline: open Fiction/Poetry/Creative Non-Fiction/Art HCE Review (ISSN 2009-9916) is a quarterly online literary journal launched in 2016 by the MA and MFA Creative Writing courses at University College Dublin. The...

Submissions Call: The Ogham Stone
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Submissions deadline: Monday 2nd November 2018, at 5pm. The Ogham Stone is a literary journal produced by the students on the MA Creative Writing and MA English, University of Limerick,...

Working Through Rejection: The Flight of the Wren by Orla McAlinden
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“There’s no shame in it,” I told myself. “There’s no shame in it,” everyone else told me. “It happens to every writer… Every writer has a novel in a drawer,...

Finding the Right Path to Publication by Gerry McCullough

A few years ago, after long and frustrating effort, I was offered a publishing deal for my book Belfast Girls by a small English publisher. Needless to say, I was...