Category: Writing

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The sign of a good book

What is a ‘good’ book? For me, it’s rarely a best seller. It’s a book which makes me think and spot something new every time I read it or one I’m not likely to...

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Language – crossing boundaries

With the increase in cross-boundary and cross-cultural writing, it’s important that the writer gets the language of the protagonists right but also to ensure that the reader knows what is meant. The importance of...

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Frank Parker on writing Irish history

You might wonder why an English man writes about Irish history. It’s a question I’ve often asked myself. It’s more than 60 years since I left school so I can’t vouch for the present...

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Understanding Copyright

These links have the helpful explanations and advice on copyright. Copyright basics by ALCS Debunking myths of copyright by J Degen Copyright across the globe – the impact of free access   Organisations supporting...