I’ve been writing, and publishing worldwide since 2001. Here’s a selection of my clips. You can find details of my published books in My Books.
Short Fiction and Flash Fiction
Various pieces for Metro Fiction, The People’s Friend, E2K, Ireland’s Own, and StoryHouse Coffee. Winner of the inaugural Hinterland Festival Short Story Competition (2018).
Wordfoolery since 2009 (finalist and shortlisted in the Irish Blog Awards 2017, 2018).
Guest-blog series for the Irish Writer’s Centre.
I helped judge the Ireland Blog Awards 2018 (not in my category, of course).
Non Fiction Articles, Editing, Staff Roles etc.
Prima, Your Family, The Irish Times Magazine, Food & Wine, Gardener’s World, The Dubliner, Funds for Writers, Vision, and Food Writing.
My personal essays have featured in nine print anthologies.
Book reviews for The Good Book Guide (staff), Mid West Book Review, The Compulsive Reader, Women Writers, Crescent Blues, and Absolute Write.
I’ve spoken at Aghamore Literary Festival and Hinterland Literary Festival, and copy-edited two series of handbooks for Scouting Ireland.
I’ve held staff positions at Netsurfer Digest, The Good Book Guide, Writer Online, and am a long-running columnist at The Meath Coaster.