At Words Ireland we aim to provide an information resource to writers at all stages of their careers. We are currently developing a number of further guidance sheets for writers which we will add as soon as they are completed.
This guidance sheet explores the issues surrounding Artist’s Tax Exemption in the Republic of Ireland.
Indepth exploration of issues that arise with writers’ contracts and advice on how best to proceed.
On foot of WordCon 2016 Words Ireland has gathered a best practice approach to how writers should be treated at festivals.
Pay scale information for writers including rates of pay from Words Ireland partners.
Publishers and Journals in Ireland.
Information on copyright in Ireland.
Journal submissions in Ireland
balancing the books: how to survive as a writer in Ireland today
From festival appearances to school visits to being active on social media, writers today are almost expected to be public figures
How to Make it as Rural Writer
Is making a living just from writing books a literary fiction?
A helping hand across the border for writers
Writers need time: here’s how to beg, borrow or steal it
Most writers don’t actually have what you could call careers
You don’t need poverty to create, you need security