The second book launch I was involved in was the launch of an anthology of stories and poems for children called ‘Quirky Tales’. The launch was on Saturday 7th December at 2 pm in Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre, Ardagh, County Longford. We had the launch there because this is where most of the contributors… Continue reading Book Launch 2
Well this week has been very busy with book launches. Weeks of anticipation, worry and organizing have brought myself and others to our grand finales. As I told you before, I have been involved in two different anthologies. The first one was with Longford Writers Group, of which I am the chairperson. 17 members of… Continue reading Book Launch 1
I have been a member of SCBWI for many years and for the last few years I have been a volunteer social liaison in the Midlands area of Ireland. SCBWI is an international organization that originated in the USA. Their mission is… ‘The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a nonprofit organization, is the… Continue reading Volunteering with SCBWI ( Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators )
Maggi McKenna is a friend, a member of Longford Writers group and so many other things. To meet Maggi is to meet a force of nature. I will let Maggi introduce herself and her talents to you. Welcome to Maggi’s world… Tell me about where you are from and your life/career up until now. My… Continue reading An Interview With The Magnificent, Maggi McKenna – Actress, Storyteller, Stand-Up Comic And Writer
plus her photos from the Quirky Tales Launch. (See https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/?s=book+launch+2 for the original write up on the launch.) Sally Martin, is a good friend, secretary of Longford Writers Group, a very creative person, and a talented writer and photographer. Her photographs from the Quirky Tales launch are after the interview. 1. Can you tell us… Continue reading Interview With Writer And Photographer, Sally Martin
When I first went into self-publishing I met, Gaurav Bhatanager, and his company ePublishingeXperts http://www.epublishingexperts.com through LinkedIn, and I decided that they would provide me with the digital illustrations for my books,’ Rory Gumboots’ and ‘The Reckolahesperus.’ Gaurav has been a friend and mentor ever since. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?… Continue reading Interview with, Gaurav Bhatnager, who is an entrepreneur, publisher and author.
As a member of my local writers group I am involved in an anthology of stories and poetry for adults, and as a volunteer for SCBWI Ireland – Midlands, I am involved with an anthology of stories and poems for children. These are both due to be launched in the next few weeks. There are… Continue reading Anthologies
Well the Christmas season is fast approaching and thoughts turn to Christmas presents. Many people buy books as Christmas presents, for their children, grandchildren, parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. So the pre-Christmas period is an important time for authors. So there is pressure to have your book all ready to be published in… Continue reading The Christmas Market