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Writing & Me by Howard Edmunds
Posted by Howard Edmunds in , .

Here we go about me: if asked to do this prior to 12 December 2018 I would have found this task impossible but now 1,000 words seem too little. For...

The Shadow Beyond by Daniel Reiner
Posted by Daniel Reiner in , .

Anyone familiar with American college basketball will know the name of Dick Vitale, aka, Dickie V. In the 1970’s, he did a respectable job as the head coach of the...

My Writing Life by Tracy Ryden
Posted by Tracy Ryden in , .

A couple of years ago, one Sunday afternoon, I was visiting my parents’ house with my husband and our two children. It was an afternoon that would change my life...

When Things Were Great! The Writing of the Novel by Eamonn Francis Kelly
Posted by Eamonn Francis Kelly in , .

When Things Were Great! arose from a short story I had written called Notton Doon which was based on a character or “voice” that I used to do for fun....

The Loss of Letter Writing By Olivia Rana
Posted by Olivia Rana in , .

To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. ~Phyllis Theroux When I was in primary school one of my friends moved to...

Anu’s Story by Shabnam Vasisht
Posted by Shabnam Vasisht in , .

When my mother, Anu, emigrated from India to Ireland at the age of 74, people marvelled at how quickly she settled into her new life. I often thought that if...

The Groundsmen by Lynn Buckle
Posted by Lynn Buckle in , .

Writers are notorious thieves. We steal people, places and ideas all of the time, squirrelling away small pieces of everyday experience for use in later novels. This may explain the...

My Nana’s Voice by Alicia McMahon
Posted by Alicia McMahon in , .

I was delighted I was asked to do this piece for Writing & Me as I don’t think there is a lot of guidance out there to support up and...

Shipwrecked by Michael Clemenger
Posted by Michael Clemenger in , .

Matt Smith stares down at the rejection slip that he has received for a play he recently submitted to the National Theatre – the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. He starts...

The Clippings of a Plot: The Road of a Thousand Tigers by Robert Craven
Posted by Robert Craven in , .

This started as a ‘Project’ while waiting for edits of my next Eva instalment (Eagles Hunt Wolves). I had an idea from reading Ian Fleming’s From Russia with Love where...