Maureen from North West Writers sent me on a circular of their writing weekend from 24th-26th July. Special Writing Weekend workshops will be held in the beautiful and tranquil settings of Carn Lodge, where I had the pleasure of giving a workshop earlier in the year. Facilitators include John McKenna, Niamh Boyce (fellow Novel Fair […]
In a nutshell, due to loads of positive feedback (not the microphone kind) after my performance reading from White Feathers at the Listowel Writers Week open mike, where I had to wait my turn for a brief slot and then allow myself to be possessed by the unlovely Mrs Humphrey Ward in the middle of […]
Thought this would be an interesting one for all you historical fiction folk out there. Though of course you don’t have to do that to enter! The Stinging Fly have come up with a great initiative I thought I’d share.
Just a few announcements about up-and-coming events and put out a question for those who might answer it. First, my story “Ward 7” is appearing in a new anthology To Shape the Dark, edited by Athena Andreadis, the successor to her earlier very successful anthology, The Other Half of the Sky. The theme of the […]
It was lovely to meet many people at Listowel Writers’ Week, which I attended with my friend Helena Mulkerns, and even read at the open event at Scribes cafe. For me, this tweet from a conversation I had with Paul O’Mahony was my favourite little moment – Augenblick, even 🙂 Cranks of the world unite […]