Tag Archives: Fermanagh Creative Writing Group

Launching Into Summer With Books

This seems to be the season for book launches – I can barely keep up with them all. As I prepare to release Dancing Shadows, Tramping Hooves, a collection of short stories, as an Amazon ebook on 20th June lots … Continue reading

Posted in May 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m Getting Launch Fever

It’s all happening next Thursday – there’s almost too much for me to choose from and I wish I could be in more than one place at once.On Thursday, 24th May Fermanagh Writers launches Tuesdays At Charlie’s and I’m really … Continue reading

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Share Your Foreign Encounters With Us

My world seems to revolve around anthologies recently. I’ve been caught up in preparations for the launch of Fermanagh Writers’ first collection, Tuesdays At Charlie’s, for the past couple weeks and now I’m about to embark on helping to prepare Writers … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day With A Difference

The blustery weather tonight reminds me of National Poetry Day last Thursday. When I would have preferred to be tucked up by the fire I joined our writers’ group, Fermanagh Creative Writing Group, at Portora Castle to share our poems.  … Continue reading

Posted in October 2011 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Gathering in the Barrack Storeroom

Yesterday was the close of Fermanagh Creative Writing Group’s Autumn Kickoff week. And on a rainy, windy Sunday what better to do than gather with a group of writers (and a good few listeners) to share stories and poems? The … Continue reading

Posted in September 2011 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Studying Stories

I’ve been reading quite a variety of short stories lately. Some I really enjoy, others I wonder why they were written. The stories I’ve been reading have made me think about what makes a good short story and what I like and … Continue reading

Posted in September 2011 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Creative Week Ahead

Why does everything seem to happen at once? This week I seem to be juggling at least 10 activities at the same time – I’ll tell you later whether I was successful or not. My co-editor and I are almost finished preparing … Continue reading

Posted in August 2011 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Not A Canada Day Celebration – I Enjoyed Irish Hospitality

I was at a garden party yesterday. Was I starting my Canada Day celebrations early? No, it was actually a very Irish event. The garden party was hosted by President McAleese at Aras an Uachtarain to honour volunteers. I was privileged to attend … Continue reading

Posted in June 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FCWG Launches Short Stories and Poetry Book

As secretary of Fermanagh Creative Writing Group I was pleased to contribute a story and write an introduction to our group for our first publication, Stories From Charlie’s Bar, which we launched at Readings By Local Writers on Sunday. It is … Continue reading

Posted in August 2010, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chatter at Charlie’s

Yesterday I joined my fellow writers in the Fermanagh Creative Writing Group for an afternoon of Readings By Local Writers at Charlie’s Bar in Enniskillen. Our stories ranged from humorous to wisful to thought provoking – something for just about everyone.  … Continue reading

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