I have a short story on this list. This is my third year being shortlisted in this competition. First time was fiction, second time memoir, third time fiction and well...you know what they say about third time... https://writebythesea.ie/writing-competitions/
I get a mention in this lovely piece about this amazing award I won in 2019, that was cancelled in 2020, went online in 2021 and hopefully will run in 2022! https://www.icelandwritersretreat.com/four-reasons-you-should-attend-the-iceland-writers-retreat-2/
My first EVER short story in print, which is momentous in itself but doubly so because I find short stories hard to write. I am drawn much more to creative non-fiction, but I worked hard on this and it is WONDERFUL to see it in print with my name. Beautiful cover. And...my name in lights!!
https://www.createwritenow.com/journal-writing-blog/journaling-and-diaries?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=147076789&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--KREioy3iQU5diKp9dIsyP3xkhkGOUL3qjUzvJUVWNeicQSi2ov9Rlec1wd4Ttm8BWYe5OtIu7Wwh5HU-QhdBM4-3o1A&utm_content=147076789&utm_source=hs_email My thoughts on keeping a diary.
From longlist to shortlist to prize! Top ten from 300 entries. https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/downloads/printable/100-FE1-Q32021EssayContest-Michelle-Walshe.html My essay: The Shape of Loneliness.
A Sense of Place. A 6-week course than ran through the lockdown winter. A showcase of readings. I'm on at 14.17. I read two short pieces, one is inspired by place names on an old map, and the other is a poem about a heron I see in the park on my daily walks. https://youtu.be/dInQp8JZgW4
Delighted! Thrilled to have been awarded a course bursary at The Irish Writers Centre. My writing journey began at the Irish Writers Centre in 2017 when I took my first course there - Blog Writing with Ketty Elisabeth! It has served me well! One of the earliest events I attended was '30 Things I Know… Continue reading Irish Writers Centre Course Bursary.