On the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Sunday, 15th November, the new Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann will be launched. Read more.
Writer’s block can afflict even the most experienced writers. Without warning, the blank white page can rise up like an insurmountable iceberg. Read more.
In "James Alley Blues", Rabbit Brown leads us down the dark corners of his troubled mind. Read more.
People have been battling with the blues – or the “blue devils” as they once were known – ever since they started falling in love with each other back in those dark caves. Find out about one of the earliest blues songs, "Crazy Blues"!
In loving memory of my mother Mary Hanratty, late of Bellurgan Point, Dundalk, who died 5 October 2005.
This post, written for AFEPI, explores how a positive and collaborative working process between the author and the editor benefits the work and the ultimate end user: the reader.
How do cats react when their owners start spending more time at home?
It's a stressful time for everybody. Especially cats. And they have many questions.
For many of us, the distance is more than social on Mother's Day.
A Sunday dinner, then tea and cake, Ties that bind and cannot break. A story told, a laugh or smile, Or gentle silence for a while. A special gift, now and then. Now she has gone home again. Someone to talk to any day, Someone to help in any way. A warm fire on a…