My first library talk – ever!

Certificate of Achievement

Pictured receiving Certificate of Achievement for the Colm Toíbín International Short Story Award, Wexford Literary Festival for a new short story Dodo’s Portrait.

Shortlisted for Wexford Literary Festival Award

I’ve been shortlisted for the Colm Toíbín International Short Story Award at the Wexford Literary Festival for a new short story called Dodo’s Portrait.  Read more

Special Bank Holiday Book Offer – That Summer at the Seahorse Hotel

Looking forward to the bank holiday weekend? If you haven’t bought my latest novel yet then this weekend would be a good time as it will be on special offer.

Find out more about That Summer at the Seahorse Hotel

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Dublin and a Literary Award

Fur Coat & No Knickers – my short story and poetry anthology was shortlisted for the prestigious CAP Awards,recognised as the leading literary award for independent authors in Ireland.

 

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A Wet Saturday in Leicestershire

The Manky Unicorn 300

My lovely chum Sarah Houldcroft of VAforAuthors, the virtual assistant for authors, had been in touch asking if I had a children’s short story up my sleeve to ‘donate’ for a new book being published in aid of Diabetes.

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A little trip to Lanzarote

Went to visit my lovely sister Reta in her gorgeous apartment in Lanzarote, time to catch up on a bit of writing, whilst enjoying good food and sunshine. We had a most fabulous time, she is an artist and even had me painting a landscape or two … it was great fun and a real treat.  Read more