Tag Archives: Fallen

Two Cities One Book (ii)

A lot of people ask about the Two Cities One Book experience and I thought I might write about it a little, in the blog. Nothing like this has ever happened to me before, it’s as new to me as it … Continue reading

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Two Cities One Book: Dublin, Belfast

It’s official:  Fallen has been chosen for next year’s Dublin: One City One Book festival (April 2016). For the first time, two cities are involved and it becomes Two Cities One Book: Dublin and Belfast.  There’s more information about the festival here.  Huge … Continue reading

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On historical fiction

Last Tuesday in the Central Library in the Ilac Centre, I took part in a very enjoyable Dublin Festival of History event – “Of guns and drums and wounds” – with Audrey Magee (The Undertaking). Tara Doyle talked to us about … Continue reading

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How to bang your own drum (publicity & promotion notes)

When a book comes out, there’s a small flurry of attention, if you’re lucky.  Reviews, interviews, guest posts on blogs, requests to write short pieces for this slot or that.  If you’re really lucky, you’re invited on to radio and … Continue reading

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LAUNCH!

The day has finally arrived.  I’m sure everyone will be glad when I move on to talk about something else, but give me this one last chance to thank you all.  Every book has had its sweetnesses and its excitements, … Continue reading

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FALLEN

Publication day!! The Irish Times posted a background piece on their website today: http://bit.ly/1uksnal And here’s a link to Brian Lynch’s generous review in last Saturday’s Independent: http://bit.ly/1uiMC8u  

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WIPs & the writing process: a blog tour Q & A

Thanks to the fabulous ERMurray who has passed the 2014 writers’ Q & A blog-tour torch to me. The idea is that you answer the following three questions about your work, then ask the same questions of another writer whose work … Continue reading

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