Category Archives: News

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are working on the Death Star

Here’s a blog I did that originally appeared on the Short Books and Scribes website:

I realise this makes me quite peculiar, but I am ever so slightly obsessed with the bits of films and novels that you don’t see. … Read More

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What I read in October

This monthly blog post is where I discuss what I’ve been reading and what I’m hoping to read soon. I do this for no other reason than I’m a bit of a book geek and it’s fun to get all … Read More

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September

This monthly blog post is where I discuss what I’ve been reading and what I’m hoping to read soon. I do this for no other reason than I’m a bit of a book geek and it’s fun to get all … Read More

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Inspiration

Here’s a blog I did that originally appeared on the awesome Bloomin Brilliant books website:

It is one of the great truths of life that nobody has ever asked an accountant where they gets their ideas from. People should start Read More

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New Book Released Today!

I’m delighted to say that this little beauty has finally been unleashed onto the world as of today. I know you’re not supposed to have a favourite but I think it is the book I’m most proud of. It’s available … Read More

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New book coming – August 30th!

For Detective Bunny McGarry, life is complicated, and it is about to get more so.

It’s 1999 and his hard won reputation amongst Dublin’s criminal fraternity, for being a massive pain the backside, is unfortunately shared by his bosses. His … Read More

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Research – the bluffer’s guide to bluffing

Here’s a blog I originally did as a guest post for the fabulous BookReviewCafe.com

Research is a bit like driving; when it is done well, you don’t really notice it but done badly, and you have to resist the urge … Read More

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How Irish is Too Irish?

This is a post I did that originally appeared on the fantastic Swirl and Thread website as part of Mairead’s wonderful #IrishWritersWed initiative which I was delighted to kick off.

Here is a true confession. I have an Uncle Brendan

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Turning The Air Blue

Here’s a post I originally did for the splendiferous Bibliophile Book Club about my potty-mouthed ways.

Swearing – or as my mother calls it, often accompanied by a clip around the ear, the effing and jeffing – is something that … Read More

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He’s Got A Shooter!

This is a blog I originally did as a guest post on the fantastic Portabello Book Blog.

One of the classic writing maxims you hear bandied about is ‘write what you know’. I’ll be honest, I’ve never understood that. … Read More

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