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On being Irish

I’m an Irish writer. I knew that obviously! I’d just never given it any thought – at least not until the very lovely book blogger, Linda Hill, invited me to write about that very subject on her blog, … 170 more words

Butch & Sundance? Hardly!

Well, I learned something new this week; something new to me that is. Something I could have learned any week of my life, it being an old fact that had merely passed me by. 646 more words


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| ένα ϐιϐλίο μιας σειϱάς τϱιών ή πεϱισσοτέϱων ϐιϐλίων | Οι ήϱωες που πϱωταɣωνιστούν στα μυϑιστοϱήματα της σειϱάς δεν είναι ίδιοι ϰάϑε фοϱά, ανήϰουν ωστόσο στην ίδια μονάδα (Dublin Murder Squad). 30 more words

50,060 Words • NaNoWriMo 2016 Recap

50,060 words 

Like many NaNoWriMo participaints, at the start of the month 50k words was my goal. However, I truly didn’t think I’d actually be able to do it, even when I hit 43k words and 45k words and even at 47k when I had so little to go. 398 more words


Six Million Dollar Boys...

This particular story was particularly enjoyable to write.

Growing up in the seventies as I did, I still have memories of an overcrowded car where we alternated our positions on the backseat to kneeling-sitting-kneeling (there were only six of us then), and we still managed to go pick my grandmother up to take us all to the beach. 304 more words

Short Stories

Book release...

Matty Monroe in Paradise has just been published on Kindle.

This is a collection of seven short stories, many of which I’ve been putting together over the last year or two.   325 more words

An Easter Wind

in the maze of morning
light congeals
like crystal cuckoo spit

eyes blink
slick with sugared sand
a nursling of mine nestles
in sweet straw asleep… 80 more words