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Cavan Comes to the Irish Writers Centre


Last week I read an excerpt from my current work in progress at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin. Looking for the Right Word (whose title comes from a poem by the late Dermot Healy) was the showcase of the … Continue reading

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Learning Editing from Brian Langan


Last Saturday I took the bus to Cavan and spent the day with other writers taking a class in editing from Brian Langan. Brian is an editor at Transworld/Doubleday Ireland, an imprint of Penguin Random House. He is also a published … Continue reading

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A Wizard Day at the Irish Writers’ Centre


When Una and Ana-Marie and Simon and I decided to go to the Open Day at the Irish Writers’ Centre, we knew we’d have a wizard time. Simon said we were just a dog called Timmy short of an Enid … Continue reading

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The Irish Writers Centre at Hinterland


On Friday afternoon, the Irish Writers Association came to the Hinterland Festival in Kells. Events Officer Kate Cunningham talked eloquently about the many benefits the Centre has to offer the beginning, emerging, or professional writer. The Irish Writers’ Centre which … Continue reading

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Are You a Professional Writer?


The other day I approached the Irish Writers’ Centre with an idea for a class. They were very enthusiastic about the suggestion and, over the course of a few e-mails, asked if I’d consider applying for professional membership of the … Continue reading

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