Celebrations on a Grey November Day

It has been a good week for my writing and I want to celebrate it with you all. Two simple things happened, firstly, a story of mine was published in the iconic Irish magazine, Ireland’s Own which is enjoyed around the world. This really lifted my spirits as politics dominated the news and life ofContinue reading “Celebrations on a Grey November Day”

A flash of 100 words

I was late to the party for Morgen Bailey’s monthly competition this month gone. I missed the September deadline by a day. But it did not stop me from giving it a go as an exercise and sharing with you my offering for the 100 word flash fiction story. The rules are: there is aContinue reading “A flash of 100 words”

Small Steps Make the Journey Possible

It has been a while since I paid a visit to here, I think life has been a little upside down for us all. But I feel an update is required and so here I am! By taking small steps I am progressing in my writing life, plus it cancels out the terrifying feeling ofContinue reading “Small Steps Make the Journey Possible”

Editing my life.

How are you feeling these days? It’s hard coming to terms with the different guidelines being thrown at us on all levels of media and even in personal conversations. I was in self-isolation a week before the country was put into Lockdown back in March. It was a long time to be indoors with myContinue reading “Editing my life.”

Take the Positives in Life

Hey dear friends, with life on a roller coaster right now, it is easy to lose sight of what makes us happy. There is so much sad news swirling around through all media sources. I have cut out the television, reduced reading the newspapers and when it comes to social media I do a quickContinue reading “Take the Positives in Life”

Our Weary World, (my thoughts)

Hey folks, I don’t claim to be a poet nor would I but I like to sometimes put my thoughts in a poem structure of sorts. When I checked the news this morning, my heart sank. The world is lost, what’s next I asked myself, and then as I opened a blank page to continueContinue reading “Our Weary World, (my thoughts)”

Short Read 100 words

Back in March this year, I entered a competition for a 100 word story. The words, since sliced bread had to be a part of it. I’m happy to say I received an honourable mention for the below story, From Afar. This is a joy for me, anything positive in your writing life is aContinue reading “Short Read 100 words”

Free for my Birthday Week

We are all on lockdown at present except of course for the many key-workers who are holding our nation together. Now is a tough time for many, I have had my wobbly days. So in the spirit of giving and because it is my birthday week, well not all the week (but one of theContinue reading “Free for my Birthday Week”

* Exclusive Interview with Cora Maguire *

Top wedding dress and fashion designer, Cora Maguire grants a rare interview from Chester, UK where she resides. Read on to find out what Ms. Maguire has to share on motherhood and being a business woman to the stars and celebrities. Mary: Thank you, Cora for giving us some time out from your busy day.Continue reading “* Exclusive Interview with Cora Maguire *”

Epiphany

It’s 2020, a new year, another chance to rally our thoughts and achieve clarity for the coming months. I am lucky to belong to a writers group, who meet monthly in my local library. It was a prompt as a homework exercise from December 2019 that gives me today’s post. I had a choice ofContinue reading “Epiphany”