Tag: short stories

  • The pen is mightier

    The pen is mightier

    Almost nine years’ ago my wife bought me a pen for my birthday from┬áBrendan Bannon’s small shop in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. The body of the pen is bog-oak, estimated by Brendan as being between 2,000 and 6,000 years old, which means it fell to the ground to begin its preservation when the pyramids were being…

  • CreateSpace vs IngramSpark

    Self-publishing? Is Amazon’s CreateSpace or IngramSpark best for you?

  • Old friends – or foes?

    I’m a member of a small writers’ group – the group is small, not the writers – and we meet regularly in members’ houses to share our scribblings. There’s usually five of us, three writing novels and the other two concentrating on short stories. Another three members attend occasionally but geography and other commitments sometimes…