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.

Reedsy Launches Discovery to Uncover the Best Indie Books

Publishing Startup Reedsy Launches Service to Help Readers Discover the Next The Martian! Publishing startup Reedsy announced today the launch of Reedsy Discovery, a new service that aims to give ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: True Story Magazine
Posted by writing.ie in , .

Submissions deadline: open True Story is a new home for longform nonfiction narratives. Published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine, each pocket-size issue of True Story showcases one ...continue reading >>

How to Write a Book Launch Press Release by Jack Murray
Posted by Jack Murray in , .

Let’s be honest, nobody sets out to write a bland book, so why would you want a lukewarm book launch? In order to achieve that best-seller status you’ll need to ...continue reading >>

Getting Started on your Novel by Faith Hogan
Posted by Faith Hogan in , .

Well done – lots of people want to write a book and there are just as many who think they have a book in them that we are all just ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: ENTROPY
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Submissions Deadline: Open ENTROPY is a website featuring literary and related non-literary content. We like to think of ourselves as more than just a magazine or a website, but also ...continue reading >>

A Writer’s Room: E.R. Murray
Posted by E.R. Murray in .

My writer’s room comes in several guises; my actual writer’s room at home where I can close the door on the world; a mobile ‘writer’s room’ while travelling, which is ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Storyland with RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen
Posted by Niamh O'Connor in , .

Submissions deadline: 13th March 2019 The RTÉ and NI Screen talent development competition – Storyland – is open until midnight on March 13, and this year’s theme is revenge. Six ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Splonk E-Zine
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Submissions deadline: 31st March 2019 Splonk is a brand new flash e-zine, set up in January 2019 by a group of flash writers and editors based in Ireland, and will be ...continue reading >>

How to Reach Readers Without Self-Promotion by Orna Ross
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This blogpost is reproduced with kind permission by Orna Ross from the Alliance of Independent Authors excellent self-publishing blog. Marketeers say the key to promoting a book is to take ...continue reading >>

Submissions Call: Cold Coffee Stand
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Submissions deadline: Open Cold Coffee Stand exhibits the newest, the sharpest, the funniest, strangest, and most innovative new writing and artwork Ireland has to offer. As a multi-medium platform, we ...continue reading >>