Author Websites

Books by J.N. DugganAuthor of the biographies of Sophia of Hanover and John Toland, Irish rationalist philosopher and freethinker. Also a forthcoming biography of Count Axel von Fersen. Visit website … Derrick CranpoleWebsite of Derrick Cranpole, poet, retired seafisherman, champion of seafarers and coastal communities. Visit website … Dezi Jay MAuthor, actor, performing poet (AAPP). Visit website The DhampireOfficial website of Lana Lundy, author of fiction, fantasy, sci-fi and children stories. Visit website … Jack Kiernan, AuthorOfficial website of Jack Kiernan, author, historian, investigator. Visit website … James Linnane bookchat cornerWebsite of James Linnane, author of poetry, memoir, short stories. Visit website … Stories and SongsColarado based author, novelist and storyteller, Tim Weil, shares his literary output. Visit website … The Thrifty SenyoritaThrifty fashion, style, travel, food and fun. Visit website … Tom na gCapaillínThe website of T.J. Gillespie (Tom na gCapaillín), horseman and author of I Want to Really Learn about HorsesVisit website …

Blogs (Literary and Publishing)

David GaughranIrish writer who blogs about publishing, e-publishing in particular. He has written two books on this theme in addition to novels, short stories, etc. Visit website … Dublin Made MeA celebration of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, as it has been immortalised down through the years in music, literature, art and stuff. Visit website … Dublin Review of BooksFree quarterly online journal whose main object is the publication of clear and informative essays based on recently published books. Visit website … Digital Book WorldNews based website with a focus on e-books and e-publishing. Includes breaking news on developments within the e-publishing industry. Of interest to authors, publisher and other professionals working within. Visit website … FuturdialogCrystal gazing into the future of publishing. a strategic initiative by Lumina Datamatics that serves as a platform for publishers to share thoughts and ideas. Visit website … The Independent Publishing MagazineEmbracing and promoting change in print and digital publishing through author and publisher advocacy. Visit website … Magic MasterMindsPortal for artistic knowledge and discovery where artists gather to share their creativity with the art lovers. Visit website … Ó BhéalCork’s weekly poetry event, each featuring guest poets, a poetry challenge and later open-mic. Visit website … The Tara Poetry BlogMeath-based collective of writers and authors. Visit website … Voracious Readers100 essential sites categorised under headings that include: General Literature & Publishing, Literary Magazines, Book Reviews, Literary Criticism, Book Club Blogs. A directory of useful links for readers and writers of both a general and academic audience. Visit website … Writing & LiteraryOnline journal of writing, literary, publishing affairs. Visit website …

Book Clubs

Bord Gáis Energy Book ClubIncludes reviews, book of the month, recommended reads, competitions, featured writers, etc. Visit website … Dublin: One City, One BookEncourages everyone to read the same book during the month of April each year. Visit website … Ennis Book Club FestivalEach year, readers both from Ireland and further afield, come to Ennis to share the joy of reading. Visit website… The Flying Book ClubAll about sharing great books, exploring lots of great writers. Visit website … GoodReadsA place where people discuss, rate and recommend titles that they have enjoyed or interest them. Useful resource for the author in search of a reading public. Gain access to a massive audience of more than 6 million book lovers. Goodreads is a great place to promote your booksVisit website … Light House Cinema Book ClubFor people who like films, who like books and who like talking about films and books. Visit website … Old Books by Dead GuysA blog that reviews classic works of literature. Aimed at the general reader with an appreciation for classic literature. Visit website … Online Book ClubAn internet community for book lovers. A place for people to chat about books, reading, writing. Offers a facility to get your e-books reviewed. Visit website … Shelfari by Amazon.comShelfari is a community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers. Create a virtual bookshelf, discover new books, connect with friends and learn more about your favorite books – all for free. Visit website … Voracious Readers100 essential sites categorised under headings that include: General Literature & Publishing, Literary Magazines, Book Reviews, Literary Criticism, Book Club Blogs. A directory of useful links for readers and writers of both a general and academic audience. Visit website …