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How to write a book

The National Emerging Writer Programme Have you ever thought you have a book inside you just waiting to be written? This is your chance to do something about it. The National Emerging Writer Programme was launched by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan, in January of this year. A Dublin UNESCO City of Literature project, developed by the writers’ resource website writing.ie, comprises of three programmes on a single 40 minute DVD. The programmes focus on essential writing techniques, suitable for new and experienced writers and are […]

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Going to College as a Mature Student

This week, the team at Selfpublishbooks.ie caught up with Denis Staunton. I asked Denis about himself and what may have prompted him to write Going to College as a Mature Student. “I am originally from Limerick, now living in Cork, married with four grown-up up children,” said Denis, “I have been involved in education at many different levels and in several different contexts for the past thirty-five years. I have worked in the non-formal education sector as a community youth worker, in the in-formal sector as an adult education co-ordinator […]

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