Tag: Grand

August Blog: Ripe Fruit

August has me in a reflective mood, probably with the upcoming harvest season. Even though I live in the city, it is still a primordial feeling that is inescapable. The small crab apples are already beginning to fruit in Four Masters Park and the end-of-summer flowers hold onto their final moments of glory. To be fair, I love autumn and…

December Blog: December Brag

  I can, without any doubt or hesitation, say that 2015 has been my most prolific year of writing in a long time. For that I am grateful. I don’t want this blog to read as a brag but I’m really proud of the work I’ve done this year. Naturally, there have been plenty of ups and downs; that’s the…

NaNoWriMo and Me

November, for those not in the know, is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. I decided back in September that I’d give it a go this year, as it’s been a long held dream to write a novel. I love all forms of writing (mostly) but at times that does leave me feeling a bit like a jack of all…

Pitching Grand

The clocks have gone back and it’s beginning to feel a lot like… let’s just say late October. The early darkness can feel capturing at times but it can be equally captivating. In many ways, winter is the perfect time to write. Sure what else would you be doing? October has been properly hectic. The end of the Dublin Theatre…

Short Fringe

It doesn’t seem that long ago since I was writing about completing the first draft of my screenplay, Grand, and now here I am writing about having finished my 6th and (hopefully) final draft. It’s certainly been a rollercoaster ride of emotions and learning but I’m so happy to have done it. With that finished, I’ve obviously now got to…