Jo Spain is at the vanguard of Ireland’s flourishing crime writing scene, one that is being led by women. As she publishes her eighth novel, and works on international TV scripts, the sky’s the limit for the prolific author, says Marjorie Brennan
Here are this summer's fact and fiction top reads chosen by Richard Fitzpatrick and Marjorie Brennan.
Being a writer is mostly a question of typing.
Writers are gathering in Cork this week to launch a monthly event bringing local authors and budding writers together, writes Marjorie Brennan.
From defending crime bosses in the real world to writing about them in a fictional one, Michael O’Higgins gives us an authentic take on policing and the law, writes Cormac O’Keeffe
A Kerry student beat almost 10,000 entrants in a fantasy writing competition with his story about a tense chase through an airship.
THE reader has a life. The reader wants the writer to get to the point, rather than spend time revving on the spot. The reader can be distracted by the letters down below or the leading article alongside.
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