Reading: Immersion into other worlds

I've been doing a lot of writing lately and, as always, I find that after a long, intense spell of being immersed in writing fiction I need a complete break. This break tends to be baking (yum! everyone benefits!), gardening (nice looking sunflowers growing happily!) and, after a few days of being brought from mind … Continue reading Reading: Immersion into other worlds

Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)

Lisa, Welcome back to my Writers Chat Series. We're here to chat about your second novel Bright Burning Things (Bloomsbury: London, 2021) which Lisa McInerney has so accurately described as ‘a meticulous portrait of a life unravelling’. Bright Burning Things - Cover Image SG: Let’s start with Sonya’s narrative voice. It’s through her – often … Continue reading Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)

Writers Chat 35: Ethel Rohan on “In The Event of Contact” ( Dzanc Books: Michigan, 2021)

Ethel, welcome back to my Writers Chat Series. This time we’re here to discuss your short story collection In The Event of Contact. ER: I'm delighted to be back, thank you, Shauna. This is my first interview for In the Event of Contact and I’m so grateful for your enthusiastic response. Cover of "In The … Continue reading Writers Chat 35: Ethel Rohan on “In The Event of Contact” ( Dzanc Books: Michigan, 2021)