top of page

Reasons why I write:

To write about Irish women as protagonists in their stories. To research, understand and depict important periods of Irish modern...

On titles: Exile - 1847, Home - 1848.

Just reading an excellent article about Antony Gormley. ‘I’m inviting people to explore the conditions of their own living.’ (Guardian...

Developing characters: Jane Keating

Jane, will live a long life. Born in Galway in 1830, she will be almost eighty-six years old on the 24th April 1916, and she will witness...

Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022

I took this pic a couple of days ago. The movement of the water seems to enhance the shape of the swan's wings. Light reflects through...

Character and plot: Agnes Mary Clerke

Imagine a small girl, six years old, living in Skibbereen, County Cork, in 1848, during the Famine Years. Her name was Agnes Mary Clerke,...

Self-pubbing

So, my novel, ‘Daughters of the Famine Road,’ is now finished and on Amazon Books. Next up is marketing. I’ve been thinking about trying...

Self-pub editing (three minute read)

I’m just at the point of completing the final edit of my novel, “Daughters of the Famine Road.” I’ll upload it, today or tomorrow, on...

Blog: Blog2
bottom of page