The Leader of the Band – Book Launch Sat 4th Dec 3pm at St Mary’s Cathedral. “Oh, my name is McNamara, I’m the leader of the band”, the first line of a famous song depicting the jovial antics of an Irish American band in the early part of the 20th century in New York. The […]
Miceál Ó Coileáin & Limerick’s Fine Art Tradition Limerick has had famous artists in the past. So, before we come to consider Michael Collins (Miceál Ó Coileáin) let’s look at who came before him and in so doing see where Ó Coileáin fits in that continuum. Michael lives and works in […]
Come and hear the band play again this coming Saturday 4th Dec 3pm in St Mary’s Cathedral for the launch of Derek Mulcahy’s book ‘The Leader of the Band’.
The Leader of the Band (includes 2 CDs)
The Romantic Novel Last week I began to outline the requirements of Romantic Fiction. This week is a continuation of those thoughts. If you write Romantic Fiction your readers will almost certainly, though I suspect not exclusively, be female. She might have loved and lost or known a love that has grown cold, or never […]
The Romantic Novel “In the Romance novel, the woman always wins. With courage, intelligence and gentleness she brings the most dangerous creature on the earth, the human male, to his knees.” here are many genres of novels, such as, Crime Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction and so on. I do not have time or space […]
Setting the Scene – Atmosphere We know what we mean when we say that the atmosphere created by a piece of writing was chilling, claustrophobic, desolate, cheerful, menacing, comforting or whatever. But it is not easy to define just why we have experienced this emotional reaction or how the writer has achieved the desired effect. […]