Do you want to write a novel? Have you a great idea, but don't know where to begin? Have to started a novel, but got lost along the way? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, join me in February at the Irish Writers Centre for 10 weeks of 'Begin Your Novel' Course.


Full details HERE


novel course

novel course

The Laois Leaves Festival is happening next weekend!! A great choice of events, and I'm looking forward to sharing a panel with fellow crime writers, Andrea Carter, Niamh O'Connor and Thomas Enger.

The evening will be chaired by Sean Rocks, presenter of the Arena show on RTÉ Radio 1, with music by Rachel Clancy. For more information visit HERE


Leaves Literary Festival


I had a wonderful time in the US over the month of October, from Los Gatos to Menlo Park and on to San Francisco, then New York and across to Arizona....

Here are a few of my favourite pics from the iconic book shop The Poisoned Pen....


Poisoned Pen 1

Poisoned Pen 2


Poisoned Pen 5


Are you in and around Belfast on the 19th November or willing to visit....???

I will be leading a session on promoting your work – and yourself – in the competitive marketplace, hence scary photograph!

Starts: Sat 19 Nov Time: 11am – 4.00pm 
Duration: 1 Day - Cost: €10/£7

The Irish Writers Centre are presenting Mindshift: The Connected Writer in association with The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, kindly supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Words Ireland.

Lots of other speakers, so click HERE for full details

Looking forward to this event as part of San Francisco visit!!

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