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Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Niamh Boyce

Niamh’s novel The Herbalist was nominated for an IMPAC, and won ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at the Irish Book Awards. Her unpublished poetry collection was highly commended by the Patrick Kavanagh Award and she won The Hennessy ‘New Irish Writer of the Year’ in 2012. 1,097 more words

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Flash Fiction Story: Day Trippers...

Following on from my last post, here’s my flash fiction piece that was featured as one of the FlashFlood Journal‘s stories for National Flash Fiction Day 2015… 266 more words

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Doing it with passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Martin Duffy

Martin Duffy describes himself as a storyteller. He is a film director, a writer and an editor. Martin’s work includes the feature films, The Boy from Mercury… 1,793 more words

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Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Roisin Meaney

Roisin Meaney worked as a teacher in Ireland and an advertising copywriter in London before becoming a fulltime writer of books. To date she is the author of eleven bestselling adult novels and two children’s books, and her works have been translated into many languages. 382 more words

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Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland: June Considine

June Considine, who also writes under the pen name, Laura Elliot, has written sixteen novels, twelve for children, four for adults. Her novels, which include… 1,257 more words

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The Gathering by Anne Enright (Vintage)

“I would like to write down what happened in my grandmother’s house the summer I was eight or nine, but I am not sure if it really did happen.” 502 more words

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Keyes The Woman Who Stole My Life has something missing

The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Marian Keyes has always remained one of my favourite authors, her lovely homely books about big energetic Irish families are always humorous and engaging and have very often had me laughing out loud. 432 more words

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