Monthly Archives: September 2013

Donegal Now – The writing community celebrates the late Noelle Vial

Donegal Now – The writing community celebrates the late Noelle Vial.

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Donegal Creameries North West Poetry Prize 2013 open for submissions

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Five Big Reasons Your Stories Aren’t Working

Some great advice as always from John Yeoman over at the Writer’s Village:-   Five Big Reasons Your Stories Aren’t Working.

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Remembering the Flight of the Earls, September 1607

Section of sculpture commemorating Flight of the Earls at Rathmullan, Co Donegal. This is one of the people left behind saying goodbye. Seems like our best people are still leaving our shores and we are still looking to the powers … Continue reading

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Short Story for World Suicide Prevention Day – A Rising Tide

This is a story I wrote a few years ago, but I dusted off for the day that’s in it. Sadly, it’s based on a real event. A Rising Tide   I don’t stop at the chapel, but drive on … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Slipping

Slipping Her eyes twinkle as she takes the apple pie from the oven. It’s a surprise for her handsome new husband. He tells all his friends about how well she bakes. She can see the beach through the kitchen window … Continue reading

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Some dystopian haiku

Came across a themed haiku contest and though I didn’t enter, the theme stuck with me and played on my mind. So based on the idea of  cities in a dystopian future, here are five interlinked haiku: A building towers Nuclear-proof above … Continue reading

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