Category Archives: March 2010

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists’ Novel Excerpts Ready To Read

Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists were announced on Tuesday and now the Quarterfinalists’ book excerpts are available to download and read. This year they are available on Kindle or a Kindle enabled device – you can get the device on your computer … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarterfinalists Announced

Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists were announced last night – well, with the time difference between the Pacific coast of America and Britain, it was early this morning for me. So I didn’t see the results until I got up … Continue reading

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Second Year, Second Audience

It’s two years today since my historical fiction, Hitler and Mars Bars, was released. I spent the first year after its release making it known to bookshops and libraries throughout Ireland as well as online to individuals around the world. … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Has Me Singing

St Patrick’s Day has me singing – though it’s lucky for you that you can’t hear me…I never said I could carry a tune… Let’s just ignore my offkey warbling. I bet if you head to an Irish pub today you’ll … Continue reading

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An Insight Into Second Sight

Today I’d like to welcome Dr Judith Orloff to Ascroft, eh?. She’s here to talk about her book Second Sight and why she decided to use her intuition in her life and her psychiatric practice. Without any further introduction I’ll turn … Continue reading

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World Book Day launch for Author Hotline

March 4th is World Book Day  (well, for two islands in Europe anyway) – its official website describes the day as the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland. Encouraging children to read has always been one … Continue reading

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Exploring Second Sight On Friday

INTUITION: an ability to understand or know something immediately without needing to think about it, learn it or discover it by using reason.  Cambridge Dictionary On Friday, 5th March Dr Judith Orloff will be dropping by Ascroft, eh? to talk about … Continue reading

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Fermanagh Creative Writing Group Told Tales

Mothers often tell their children ‘Don’t go telling tales’ – but that admonition didn’t stop us. On Saturday the Fermanagh Creative Writing Group recounted our stories and poems to a small but appreciative audience at Enniskillen Museum. Kevin Quinn opened the afternoon … Continue reading

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