Isn't that the truth!
It's now Monday, and I had originally planned to travel to the township of Letterfrack to visit the site of the former reformatory school, St Joseph's. The night before I stayed out later than anticipated, so decided to put the day trip off until Tuesday. Instead I decided to get a few things ticked off... Continue Reading →
It was now Friday, and I planned to take a day trip out to Ballinasloe, a township in the easternmost part of County Galway, to visit the site of St Brigid's Hospital, opened in 1833 as the Connacht Lunatic Asylum. St Brigid's is still a functioning psychiatric hospital. Main Street, Ballinasloe The walk from Ballinasloe... Continue Reading →
So I've started a little last-minute GoFundMe campaign to support my upcoming research trip to Ireland! It's just a small amount to help make the trip a little bit easier and stress-free. The money I raise will assist me in my travel costs whilst on the ground in Ireland, including public transport, food, and accommodation. In... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYE3KU_BLFc&feature=youtu.be The concept of the Plot Planning Sheet is something I learned whilst undertaking a writing course about ten years ago. It is a fantastic tool for writers at any stage of their craft, but is especially useful for beginners. The Sheet can be used for short stories and longer works like novels. In this... Continue Reading →