Category: News: New releases and more

  • Writing a novel: Both marathon and relay race

    Writing a novel: Both marathon and relay race

    This week I was delighted to hear that a flash piece of mine is being published on the patreon of Black Hare Press. It’s been 9 months since my last publication. That’s enough time to incubate a baby, but not quite enough time (in my case) to finish a first novel. Over the past 9…

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  • Stories of Survival

    Stories of Survival

    I forgot to post about this anthology when it was published in August 2021. When this was published I was knee-deep in emergency communications for COVID-19. At that time words for me were all about persuasion – convincing people to wear masks, to contact register and to get vaccinated. It wasn’t all about the language,…

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  • WINNER of ‘KSP’s ‘Spooky stories’ competition 2020

    WINNER of ‘KSP’s ‘Spooky stories’ competition 2020

    A few weeks ago Shannon from KSP Writer’s Centre asked me to read my story at their ‘Spooky stories’ anthology launch. I knew I was being published, but I said to my boyfriend Ronan, ”I won’t win, my entry wasn’t that good.” When I was on the zoom call I realised that only the top…

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