Category Archives: March 2013

So Many Books, So Little Time

Have you ever heard anyone say what’s written in the title of this post? I have – and I’ve said it myself. Booklovers have hijacked Mae West’s ‘So many men, so little time’ comment and twisted it to refer to … Continue reading

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The Black Orchestra

I recently read The Bird Watcher by JJ Toner and I enjoyed it immensely. I loved the way he portrayed the reactions of the residents of an Irish village to a stranger who settles amongst them during The Emergency (as … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Stories

It’s St Patrick’s Day. What do you think of when you think of the Irish? One of the first things that usually comes to mind is that they are reputed to have the gift of the gab. Where I live … Continue reading

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Patricia O’Reilly Helps Writers Polish Their Work

I spent a worthwhile afternoon yesterday at Patricia O’Reilly’s Successful Editing workshop. When you spend several weeks each year proofreading non-fiction material for an anthology you can get lost in the grammar points. It was good to be reminded that when editing your own fiction you need to look … Continue reading

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