Originally published in the early 1920's , Time magazine in 2011 would still list it as one of their Top 100 most influential books written in English. It's a sharp, short, straight-up type of book well worth a read and reflection.
Everything you need to know as regards print media is covered in this original laboratory workbook. Thoughtfully divided into three levels of complexity, chapters include troubleshooting sentence errors, things every news writer should know, and handling special story types.
This book is available in the North Campus 2 hr Short Loan collection.
Three great volumes incompassing the canon of Irish literature from the early years of 400 AD onwards.
Volumes four and five are a later edition dedicated to womens writing and also available adjacent to this series in the North Campus Reference Area.
"Are you stuck in a writing slump? Have you ran out of story ideas? Are you puzzled and confused over the publishing industry? Do you need guidance on becoming a professional wordsmith?" Joel Lee recommends these short six podcasts to help jolt you into action.
"The Irish Writers Centre has long been a hub of literary activity, supporting established and aspiring writers throughout Ireland from its base at the heart of Dublin's cultural quarter. It is a non-profit organisation, a registered charity, with the remit of promoting Irish writers and literature at home and abroad". IWC
Check out Colm's informative and encouraging 'Letters to a Young Writer' which dispersed wit, wisdom and personal experience on a weekly basis or visit his facebook page to enter the life, work and activities of a successfull contemporary writer.
The website Writing.ie has a concise collection of current Irish competitions that are now open for submission. Dust off those pages and start considering what could make a possible submission. Note closing dates are early....to late Feb, March and April.
Otherwise known as the International Review of Graphic Design and containing a welterweight of interesting and diverse articles on London Letters, Colouring in the City, East London Print and Envelope specialists to Barcelona's first dedicated Museum of Design, this journal is well worth a monthly flick through for its feature variance.
Claire Keegan, author of the rural and evocative Foster, and Walk the Blue Fields is one of our favourite writers. Watch out for various festivals where you can catch her in person, and try especially to hear her do a reading as she is renowned for her strong delivery and personal opinion.