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 […]
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. […]
Tom O’Donnell of Tom and Paschal fame was a stalwart of the entertainment scene in Limerick. In his retirement to took to the airways with local radio stations, Limerick.com is delighted to bring you selection of those radio shows. From 1994 Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone.
Dairina Raleigh was born and reared in Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s. Educated at Laurel Hill Convent she is currently Manager of Pery Square Staff Agency and Business College having worked in Central and North America for the past eight years. She has always taken a keen interest in her native city’s development without […]
Creating Realistic Characters Last week I began to look at how to create realistic characters. This week I want to continue this important aspect of the novel. Try to convey the nature of your character, as far as possible, by indirect means. For instance, instead of overtly stating that he is a mean man, show […]