Author: Admin

February 2013 edition of Words with Jam

The February edition of Words with Jam is out now. If you haven’t already subscribed, you should. It’s full of hints and tips for aspiring writers. And it’s free. Oh, and the theme of this month’s edition is crime fiction, which includes my Top Ten Tips for Writing Crime Fiction.

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Flash 500

Flash 500 is a quarterly competition. Deadlines are 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December. Details are available on the Flash 500 website.

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Fiction writing school

My agent, Svetlana Pironko, runs a fiction writing school in Dublin. She’s got some great writers lined up to run sessions, including my favourite crime writer, Ken Bruen. Further details, including costs and how to apply, are available here.

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Harry Bowling Prize

I was lucky enough to be shortlisted for the 2012 Harry Bowling Prize. I didn’t win but had a great day at the awards ceremony, meeting lots of lovely people and drinking a bit too much pink fizz. If you’re an aspiring author, you should check out this great prize on the Harry Bowling Prize […]

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