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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.

Top Tips for Writers by Mia Gallagher
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Write when you can. Sometimes just turning up at the desk/laptop is all you need to kickstart something. If you can’t write, don’t stress or do a number on yourself. ...continue reading >>

A Writer’s Room: R.M. Clarke
Posted by R.M. Clarke in .

Where I write is always shifting. Being in the process of finding a permanent home, I have had to learn the art of literary vagabondry. Sometimes it might be a ...continue reading >>

Recommended Books on Writing
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We’re often asked by writers to recommend books on writing , so here are our best buys, all tried and tested, and all recommended by the authors we work with. ...continue reading >>

A Writer’s Room: Alana Kirk
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Where I write – from dreams to reality. When I first started to write, I remember looking around my house wondering where my ambition would sit amongst the baby toys, ...continue reading >>

Criminal to Miss: Crime Fiction for Christmas by Sam Blake
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It’s incredibly difficult to choose ONLY FIVE of my favourite crime novels from this year but Adrian, our editor and master of content at Writing.ie, said I wasn’t allowed more ...continue reading >>

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 ...continue reading >>

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 ...continue reading >>

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 ...continue reading >>

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 ...continue reading >>

You Want to be a Writer – SO READ! by Zoë Miller
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Imagine if you had a dream of taking part in Dancing with the Stars, if you loved dancing so much that you longed to be involved in this glittering event. ...continue reading >>