Tag Archives: Dianne Ascroft

St Patrick’s Weekend Free Offer

Ireland has always been a place of tales and legends. In bygone days storytellers at campfires regaled their listeners with their tales and held them spellbound.  Do you fancy a yarn? Or two? Or half a dozen? On St Patrick’s … Continue reading

Posted in March 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counting Down to Christm…No, A Kindle Countdown

How many days left until Christmas? We’re counting down, aren’t we? Yes, it’s just around the corner now and I should be counting but there’s something else that’s distracted me. Starting today Hitler and Mars Bars is available for .99 … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public Speaking – It Can Even Be Fun

Ever felt your knees knock and break out in a sweat when you stood in front of a audience? I’m not keen on public speaking either. I usually avoid it whenever I can. But I’ve found a reason to do … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Writers Abroad – Foreign and Far Away

I’m delighted today – Foreign and Far Away by Writers Abroad is being launched.  It’s a selection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry written by expats (or former expats) around the world. The G8 Summit in Northern Ireland this June made … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Feeling FLive

As well as being live on internet tv on Thursday for All Ireland Poetry Day I was FLive on Saturday with my fellow Fermanagh Writers. We presented A Patchwork of Words as part of the Fermanagh Live Festival in Enniskillen. … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

All Ireland Poetry Day in Charlie’s Bar

It’s been a busy and fun week. Thursday was All Ireland Poetry Day and our writers’ group, Fermanagh Writers, celebrated the day with Irish writer and poet, Seamas Mac Annaidh. We’ve done our share poetry readings in strange places – … Continue reading

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I’m Visiting Fenella Miller’s Blog Today

Today you’ll find me over at historical fiction author and fellow ALLi member Fenella Miller’s blog talking about my experiences as an Indie author – and why I would or wouldn’t self-publish again. Pop over to her blog if you … Continue reading

Posted in August 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating Fermanagh Gems

Today is the eve of the 2013 G8 Summit. It’s being held in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Reporters and cameramen, preparing for the event, have been roaming the streets of Enniskillen and the rest of the county for a couple … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Irish Sanctuaries

One Sunday we went for a drive and stopped along the shore of Lough Derg in County Donegal. We got out of the car and wandered along the edge of the lough. Gazing across the water I spotted a huge … Continue reading

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Exploring Getting Published With Feldstein Literary Agency

I’ve been to my share of writing classes and workshops and I always get some useful information that I can use to hone my writing skills. There are workshops on just about every aspect of writing you could imagine. But … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment