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https://kanturkarts.ie/2019-flash-fiction-winners/ Well...there's been a lot of shortlists lately, which is of course a good thing. Benedict Kiely in October, Iceland Writers Retreat in December, Centre Culturel Paris in February and this - the Kanturk Arts Festival. With twenty-five on the shortlist, I had resigned myself to my mantra of 'being shortlisted is a win'. And… Continue reading Kanturk Arts Festival – A Prize
Le prochain fois, je te jure!
First piece of flash I've ever written.
The house twinkles in the dark. The heat rushes to meet you as you open the front door. It's warm, cosy rooms relax and inspire and the fresh air on the beach clears the head. It's my first writing retreat. I've always been terrified of them. Afraid I would get there and my creativity would… Continue reading Downhill Beach House Writing Retreat
After writing the piece for The Examiner I was contacted by http://www.skelligmichael.com and asked to write a piece about my experience of living on Skellig Michael. Here it is. https://www.skelligmichael.com/three-unforgettable-months-skellig-michael-guide/
And I've won one of them! Thrilled, delighted, emotional, excited. Burst out crying when I got the email. I always have such an emotional response to writing successes. And this is what I've won:- It's like a writing selection box!