How I Write: Cat Hogan

May 29, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Cat Hogan was born into a home of bookworms and within spitting distance of the sea. Her father, Pat, a lightship man, instilled in her a love of the sea and the stars. Her mother, […]

How I Write – Niamh Garvey

May 22, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Niamh Garvey is an emerging author who writes novels, stories and poems, mostly for young adults and children. She lives in Cork with her husband and two young daughters. She works, very part time, as […]

How I Write – Ciarán McCabe

May 15, 2016 LadyNicci 3

Ciarán McCabe is from Drogheda, Co Louth and has an MA in Screenwriting and a Degree in Directing for Drama. He has high hopes of one day seeing his feature scripts on the big screen, […]

How I Write – Gillian McAllister

May 8, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Gillian McAllister is an author, due to be published by Penguin next year, and a lawyer. She goes by the name Gilly, blogs at and lives in Birmingham with her very funny boyfriend and […]

How I Write – E.R. Murray

May 1, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Elizabeth Rose Murray lives in West Cork where she writes, fishes, and grows her own vegetables. Her debut novel for children aged 8–12, The Book of Learning – Nine Lives Trilogy 1 was chosen as […]

How I Write – Catherine Ryan Howard

April 24, 2016 LadyNicci 2

Catherine Ryan Howard was born in Cork, Ireland, in 1982. Prior to writing full-time, Catherine worked as a campsite courier in France and a front desk agent in Walt Disney World, Florida, and most recently […]

How I Write – Adele O’Neill

April 17, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Adele O’ Neill has just completed the first draft of her debut novel Accidental Secrets. Having written in secret for years she has only recently admitted to being a writer as she prepares for the […]

How I Write – Henry McDonald

April 10, 2016 LadyNicci 2

Henry McDonald is Ireland Correspondent for The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, has written for The Irish News, Evening Press, The Sunday Times, GQ, The Spectator and the Belfast Telegraph and is a journalism lecturer […]

How I Write – Michelle Coyne

April 3, 2016 LadyNicci 0

Michelle Coyne won the Listowel Originals Short Story Award 2015 and placed second in the 2016 Doolin Writers’ Weekend Short Story Competition. She was shortlisted for Fish Publishing Flash Fiction prize 2015, and achieved third […]

How I Write – Kate Orson

March 27, 2016 LadyNicci 4

Kate Orson is a freelance writer from England and lives in Basel, Switzerland, with her husband and daughter. She studied creative writing but to date,  has not been able to finish the novels she starts. […]

How I Write – Joseph O’Connor

March 20, 2016 LadyNicci 2

Joseph O’Connor is one of Ireland’s best known and critically acclaimed writers. He has written eight novels, including the award-winning Star of the Sea which sold over a million copies. He was awarded the Irish […]

How I Write – Sharyn Hayden

March 13, 2016 LadyNicci 2

Sharyn Hayden is a journalist with Irish parenting website, a blogger, a comic actress and a business owner. In 2015, she published I Forgot To Take My Pill, a non-fiction book and honest diary of […]

How I Write – Gemma Jackson

March 6, 2016 LadyNicci 10

Gemma Jackson grew up in Dublin’s tenements and set off at 17 to travel the world. She worked in a variety of book inspiring jobs but it would be two and a half decades before […]

How I Write – Jo Baker

February 28, 2016 LadyNicci 6

 Jo Baker is the author of five novels. Her sixth, A Country Road, A Tree, is published by Doubleday (UK) and Knopf (US). Jo’s novel Longbourn made her a Sunday Times bestseller and the book […]

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