Tag Archives: Fermanagh writers

I’ve Been Babbling Too

The first Babble Literary Festival kicked off in Cavan Town on the weekend of August 16-18. It was a joint effort between Cavan Writers Forum and Fermanagh Writers. Events included a poetry slam contest, writing workshops, poetry readings and musical … Continue reading

Posted in August 2013 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Glenn Patterson Shared A Few Tips On Saturday

I wasn’t sure that I would get to Glenn Patterson’s workshop, Keeping the Balloon in the Air, on Saturday. Due to illness and other difficulties, there was a shortage of volunteers to man a book table at Enniskillen Castle Museum … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Exploring Getting Published With Feldstein Literary Agency

I’ve been to my share of writing classes and workshops and I always get some useful information that I can use to hone my writing skills. There are workshops on just about every aspect of writing you could imagine. But … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

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

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

Sean McElgunn Ventures Online

When should a writer begin his own blog? That’s a question that’s sometimes discussed in advice for writers. I’m not going to add to that discussion here. But, I’d say that once he’s passed his 80th birthday seems as good … Continue reading

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