In this compelling, richly researched novel, author Andrew Joyce tells a riveting story of adventure, endurance, and hope as the Mahoney clan fights to gain a foothold in America. In the second year of an Gorta Mhór—the Great Famine—nineteen-year-old Devin Mahoney lies on the dirt floor of his small, dark cabin. He has not eaten … More Mahoney: A Guest Post from Andrew Joyce
I was very pleased when our local arts council asked to interview me for their website. … More Local Support!
Witch is perhaps a more thoughtful book than earlier installments, with less physical action and more development of, and insight into, Freya’s character and personality. … More Witch (Freya Snow Book 5) by L.C. Mawson: A Review
This article from my friend and fellow writer Robert B. Young is one of the most concise yet informative pieces I’ve come across… … More Reblogged: Scene by Scene Revision of the Novel, by Robert Bruce Young
The history of European-First Nations conflict and cooperation is complex and has rarely been told from the First Nations’ viewpoint. … More A Guest Post from Andrew Joyce
Yesterday I saw a glimpse the other side of it, the heart and soul and sweat and generosity, of time and talent and spirit, that makes the festival. … More Community
The key to any advice on writing is to pay attention to what lies underneath the overarching organizational structure … … More Reading about Writing
I’ve just learned that my local library has ordered Empire’s Daughter for its collection. That’s quite rewarding, really; it’s really nice to see the library supporting local authors. So now it’s in three libraries – two public (the other one is my university’s library, as part of its Campus Author program) and one private (the library of the … More More Good News!
I imagined reading my own work at this festival…but it was never going to happen. Except it is. … More Another Dream Come True
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