After avoiding books on the craft of writing for years, I came across one that proved genuinely helpful.
This is more a sad tale of a project abandoning me. Years ago (eight?) my house was burgled and my computer was stolen. Stuck in the side of that computer … Continue reading
Reading Shirley Jackson, I find myself murmuring, in the trembling voice of a child, “I don’t like this… it’s scary.”
Today is launch day for acclaimed Irish YA author Sheena Wilkinson’s STREET SONG, a captivating novel about music, identity and the dark side of fame. It’s published by Black … Continue reading
Shortly before I left school, aged eighteen, the headmaster gave a talk about the perils of the Big Wide World that we were about to enter. He had two important … Continue reading