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Resources for Writers

Here we aim to give you solid tips and advice to improve your writing from a wide range of Irish authors.

Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, scripts or poetry we hope that you will find articles here to guide and inspire you. If you have queries on a topic we haven't covered here, drop us an email or post your question on our members blog where you will find help and support from other writers.

Research Tips for Fiction Writing: Really Useful Links by Amanda J Evans
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This week’s column is all about research for fiction writing. No matter what genre you write in, some sort of research is usually required whether it’s the location of your ...continue reading >>

What Does Perseverance Look Like? by Gráinne Murphy
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In October 2019, I signed a two-book deal with Legend Press, with my first novel Where the Edge Is due to be published next September. It’s wonderful and exciting and ...continue reading >>

Writing for a Shared World Anthology by Amanda J Evans
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I’m a big fan of anthologies and short story collections and have been fortunate to have work included in a number of them over the past few years. The Asylum ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Paper Lanterns Journal
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Submissions deadline: 21st January 2020 Paper Lanterns is a YA journal for writers, artists, dreamers, and doers. This is a space for the underrepresented voices and a platform for publishing ...continue reading >>

How To Find Time For Writing: Really Useful Links by Amanda J Evans
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It’s January and for many this means writing resolutions, beginning that novel you promised yourself, and generally getting back into the swing of things. For this month, I thought it ...continue reading >>

The Power of the Follow Loop By Dina Santorelli
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While it’s true that no author is an island (it takes a sizable village to get a book to press, whether you’re an indie or traditionally published), being an author ...continue reading >>

A Journey to Self-Publication by Eoghan Egan
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My earliest memory is sitting on my father’s knee listening to him read me bedtime stories. Dad was an avid reader, mostly crime fiction, true crime and westerns, but he ...continue reading >>

Behind the Bestseller with Sam Blake: Podcast Launch!

What makes a book a success? What’s that magic ingredient writers need to bring to their manuscript to make it fly off the shelves? Ever since I started writing I’ve ...continue reading >>

Goal Setting Tips and Advice for Writers: Really Useful Links by Amanda J Evans
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Welcome to the first Really Useful Links column of 2020. As it’s a new year, I thought we should kick it off with a look at some of the best ...continue reading >>

Writers Ink Writers Club: an online writers group through Facebook
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Writing.ie has recently launched Writers Ink, an online writers group designed to give you support, friendship, advice and to help you achieve your writing objectives – whatever you are writing. ...continue reading >>