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A lot of writers dread giving readings. But to me, readings are a platform for displaying my writing to my audience. I want to give that audience an experience that they’ll remember. Above all, I want to give them a performance.
Two publishing deals were struck this week. One was splashed all over the media, a €500,000 struck by agent Marianne Gunn O’Connor, the queen of the zillion-euro book deal. The lucky author was Kathleen McMahon, a radio reporter with the national Irish broadcaster RTE. The other was the deal that I struck with an independent […]
If you’re looking for a good writing book, this blog post will save you a lot of time and money. After much careful sifting, I bring you my top five writing books.