Category Archives: writing

Consultancy, MS assesments, & Into the Grey on School reading lists

Sorry for the silence. I’m grinding away at Begone the Raggedy Witches right now and haven’t really lifted the head from the keyboard. Just two brief announcements: -0- On May 24th and June 7th I’ll be doing a series of one to one writing … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley’s Celine Kiernan Diary

7th February: Mr Flat Stanley arrives in Ireland (sent all the way from Arizona by Cooper who wanted him to tell her what it was like to live in Ireland) He was feeling a little under the weather so Celine wrote … Continue reading

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The Ending of The Rebel Prince

SPOILERS FOR THE REBEL PRINCE: DON’T READ IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BE SPOILED! You’re sure? OK. So I got a note this morning from a lovely reader in the US who asked me why I’d chosen to end the … Continue reading

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Sakura Medal, Inkwell Critique Services & Down a New Rabbithole

It’s only been a couple of weeks since I handed the new book over the the agent and – despite all my good intentions re having a proper rest – I’ve already fallen down the next rabbit hole. This is … Continue reading

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And so, once again, I’m done…

After two years four months of hard graft, I’ve finished my latest novel. It’s printed out. It’s been sent to my agent. I’ve done all I can on it for now. This was a tough one. Possibly one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Podcasts and tattoos

Sorry to be so rushed in these blog posts but I’m story-boarding to a very tight deadline so I barely have time to look up these days. First off, I did an interview with the lovely Aidan and Meg over … Continue reading

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Fantasy Writing Course, Dublin, 2014

I’m just popping in briefly to say I’ll be hosting a workshop in the Irish Writers’ Centre, Dublin on February 1st and February 8th 2014. The Fantasy Novel Writing Course is an intensive two day course for writers looking to complete or polish a … Continue reading

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