Tag Archives: Dianne Ascroft

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day

Fermanagh Writers  celebrated St Patrick’s Day by hosting Legends, Lies, and Lore Galore in Blake’s Pub, Enniskillen on the eve of St Patrick’s Day and I was delighted to be part of it. Since we were celebrating all things Irish I … Continue reading

Posted in March 2015 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating National Short Story Week

My first published short story, A World Apart, was written about a woman trying to make sense of her new home in an adopted country and deal with problems she hadn’t faced before. Although it isn’t autobiographical, it reflected my … Continue reading

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

Fermanagh Miscellany 2015 Launched

On Monday Fermanagh Authors’ Association launched the ninth book in our Fermanagh Miscellany series. After a couple themed books in the series (2013 was our G8 edition and 2014 focussed on events during the Decade of Commemorations), Fermanagh Miscellany 2015 returns … Continue reading

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

Fermanagh Miscellany 2014: A Decade Of Turmoil

Last week Fermanagh Miscellany 2014: A Decade of Turmoil, an eighth collection of writings by members of Fermanagh Authors’ Association, was released as an ebook. The print edition of the book sold out very quickly when it was released last … Continue reading

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FLive Festival With Fermanagh Writers

Last Friday evening I joined fellow Fermanagh Writers’ members as we performed at the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen as part of the FLive Festival. It was a lovely evening and the theatre beside Lough Erne was a beautiful backdrop for … Continue reading

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Want To Know What I’m Working On?

Recently I’ve taken part in a couple ‘hops’ on Facebook where I’ve shared information about what I’m currently working on. I thought those posts may be of interest to my blog readers so I’d like to share them with you … Continue reading

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

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

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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

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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

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