A farewell to 2022

Hello reader, I hope your year has been a good one, or at least tolerable. The world feels like a strange place at the moment, partly back to normal, partly going to hell in a handcart. Everyone I know seems to be finishing out the year struck down by cold/respiratory virus/not-Covid-thing and writing paralysis, though… Read More A farewell to 2022

A farewell to 2019

Unsurprisingly, my most read posts this year have been competition round-ups, short story awards being of particular interest. Everyone likes a list (my annual stats have quadrupled since last year as a result of featuring them), and it’s handy to have chronological guides for the main ones so you don’t have to worry about missing… Read More A farewell to 2019

‘It’s the Little Things’ in The Ogham Stone

I’m really thrilled to have a short story included in this year’s edition of The Ogham Stone, the annual literary print journal published by the University of Limerick’s Creative Writing department. And what a sumptuous publication it’s turned out to be. ‘It’s the Little Things’ was shortlisted for the first Colm Tóibín International Short Story… Read More ‘It’s the Little Things’ in The Ogham Stone