Millie

Here is my short story which made the shortlist for the Doolin Short Story Competition 2014.

 

Millie

 

AUGUST

 

Millie rested her arms on the stone wall of the bridge and gazed out across the rippling water.

“I’m nervous about tomorrow,” she confessed.

Her very best friend, Roisin, mirrored her stance, although she did not have to stand on her tiptoes like Millie because she was taller.

“Me too,” she agreed. “But it’s also kind of exciting, isn’t it? First day of Continue reading

Shortlisted for Short Story Competition!

March was definitely a good month for me because I found out last week that I was shortlisted in the Doolin Short Story Competition!

The competition was run in conjunction with the Doolin Writers’ Weekend, which took place from the 28th-30th March this year. There were 300 entries to the competition, of which 30 were shortlisted. The full list of shortlisted candidates may be viewed here. I entered with Continue reading

Shortlisted for Novel Competition!

This is my biggest breakthrough into the writing industry so far!

It happened in the past month when I found out that I was shortlisted for the RTÉ Today Show / New Island Get Your Book Published competition. I entered this competition back in January with my first novel, Summer at the Manor, and was informed in February that I had been shortlisted in the final ten out of Continue reading