‘How’s the book coming along?’ is a question that writers are asked over and over and over. The answer generally goes along the lines of, “I’m a teeny bit stuck/We’ve decided to consciously uncouple/I hate it more than fascism/Oh look, a pigeon! Sorry, must dash…” Today, I can happily report the book is going well… Read More Book report: Irish Novel Fair runner-up!
[Update: date change, see below] If you’re a writer in the Cork area, you might be interested to know about a one-day creative writing workshop taking place in the atmospheric setting of Glenville Park, about 12 miles from Cork city. It’s being facilitated by my writing group pal Laura McKenna who, hand on heart, is… Read More Writing workshop in Glenville Park
If you live in the Cork area, you might be interested in a pretty special one-day writing day coming up on September 17. Led by the wonderful Laura McKenna (who facilitates the writing class/group I’m in – we’re not sure how to define ourselves anymore. Collective?) and award-winning poet Afric McGlinchey, it takes place in Glenville Park, a rustic country house… Read More Cork creative writing and poetry workshop
The good people of The Incubator have been kind enough to include a flash fiction story of mine – ‘The Question’ – in their latest issue. This means a lot to me. I’ve only been submitting stories for a few months – encouraged to do so by the facilitator of my writing class, the fantastically supportive Laura McKenna – and The… Read More ‘The Question’ in The Incubator