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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.

Submissions Call for True Crime Anthology
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Submissions deadline: 1st May 2019 Calling all crime writers and crime reporters! Author and editor Mitzi Szereto is seeking new true-crime stories for an exciting new anthology she is editing ...continue reading >>

Character in a Screenplay: Mining the Depths by Lindsay J Sedgwick
Posted by Lindsay J Sedgwick in , .

“Don’t expect the puppets of your mind to become the people of your story. If they are not realities in your own mind, there is no mysterious alchemy in ink ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Palooka Press
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Submissions deadline: 15th May 2019 Palooka is an international nonprofit literary magazine of unique fiction, poetry, nonfiction, artwork, photography, graphic narratives, and comic strips. The press was founded to offer writers ...continue reading >>

Applications sought for Anthony Cronin Award 2019
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Submission deadline: 7th February 2019 Applications are invited from mid-career writers in the English or Irish language and who work in any form for an exceptional award offered in memory ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2019
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Submissions deadline: 15th March 2019 Submissions for the 2019 National Flash Fiction Day Anthology are now open, and this year will be more exciting than ever! Our theme is filled ...continue reading >>

Writing Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely: Finding Your Writing Tribe by Amanda J Evans
Posted by Amanda J Evans in .

You’ve probably heard it said a million times, writing is a lonely business, and it’s not wrong. Writing can be lonely as you sit and bleed out the words in ...continue reading >>

Writing Memoir: Making it Real by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper
Posted by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper in , .

Given the remarkable interest from Writing.ie readers in the writing of memoir, we decided to re-publish this excellent series of articles from the authors of The Accidental Memoir, Eve Makis ...continue reading >>

Writing Memoir: Structure by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper
Posted by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper in , .

Given the remarkable interest from Writing.ie readers in the writing of memoir, we decided to re-publish this excellent series of articles from the authors of The Accidental Memoir, Eve Makis ...continue reading >>

Writing Memoir: Starting Off by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper
Posted by Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper in , .

Given the remarkable interest from Writing.ie readers in the writing of memoir, we decided to re-publish this excellent series of articles from the authors of The Accidental Memoir, Eve Makis ...continue reading >>

Writing Memoir: Telling stories that aren’t yours by Kate Gunn
Posted by Kate Gunn in , .

I started blogging over eight years ago. I shared stories about my life, my children and the frustrations and joys of motherhood. It became natural for me to put pieces ...continue reading >>