Writing Lives

In conjunction with our Writers Series, The Irish Times have printed a series of articles entitled Writing Lives. The Irish Times Writing Lives series is an initiative of Words Ireland and coincides with the Words Ireland Writers Series of nationwide meetings for creative writers and illustrators.

 

Friday 21 October | Freya McClements | balancing the books: how to survive as a writer in Ireland today

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/balancing-the-books-how-to-survive-as-a-writer-in-ireland-today-1.2838127

 

Friday 28 October | Freya McClements | People have books turned down because their social media profile isn’t big isn’t big enough.

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/people-have-books-turned-down-because-their-social-media-profile-isn-t-big-enough-1.2845752

 

Thursday 1 December | Brian Leyden | How to make it as a rural writer. http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/how-to-make-it-as-a-rural-writer-1.2889012

 

Monday 5 December | Freya McClements | Is making a living just from writing books a literary fiction?

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/is-making-a-living-just-from-writing-books-a-literary-fiction-1.2891065

 

Monday 12 December | Freya McClements | A helping hand across the border for writers

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/a-helping-hand-across-the-border-for-writers-1.2902805

 

Friday 19 December | Mia Gallagher | Writers need time: here’s how to beg, borrow or steal it.

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/writers-need-time-here-s-how-to-beg-borrow-or-steal-it-1.2911506

 

Tuesday 17 January | Siobhán Parkinson | ‘Most writers don’t actually have what you could call careers’

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/most-writers-don-t-actually-have-what-you-could-call-careers-1.2938732