Tag Archives: short stories

Thumbing Through The French Collection

Today I’ve invited Vanessa Couchman, author of the French Collection and a fellow member of Writers Abroad, to visit Ascroft, eh? to talk about her new collection of short stories set in France, which will be launched tomorrow. Welcome, Vanessa. Let’s get … Continue reading

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Posted in November 2017 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Wartime Tales For National Short Story Week

Today I’m featuring wartime stories. This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event I look forward to each year. I enjoy reading and writing this form of literature so I want to support this annual … Continue reading

Posted in November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Irish Tales For National Short Story Week

I’m restraining myself – I will not say ‘Top of the mornin’ to you’ or use any other Irish cliché. But I am featuring Irish tales today. This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event … Continue reading

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National Short Story Week With The Ex-Pats

This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event I look forward to each year. I enjoy reading and writing this form of literature so I want to support this annual event by encouraging readers to … Continue reading

Posted in November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

‘Tis The Season – For Book Launches

It’s that time again – Halloween? Thanksgiving? Christmas? Not exactly – it’s anthology launch season. Not surprisingly, most writers’ groups endeavour to launch their latest writing collections in the run-up (you can interpret that as ‘sales season’) to Christmas. For … Continue reading

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Chatting With S. R. Mallery

Although I haven’t produced a quilt in nearly a decade, quilting is still at the top of my list of favourite hobbies – whenever I can get some spare time as I invariably say. So, when I noticed the theme … Continue reading

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Read 4 Review Offer: A Short Story Collection

There’s so many books to choose from these days. How do you decide which one you want to read next? I’m always drawn to attractive book covers and intriguing back cover write-ups. But, since we often spend more time online … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Calling Ex-Pat Writers

The online ex-pat writers’ group I belong to, Writers Abroad, is putting together an anthology to celebrate our experiences far from our native lands and we’re looking for other ex-pats to share their stories in the collection. Here’s the details: … 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

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

How Are Ireland’s Own and Writing.IE Linked This Week?

For the past few months I’ve been keeping a low profile. But that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle – I’ve been hidden away working hard on several projects. And this week a couple pieces I’ve written have found their way … Continue reading

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