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The Writer's Mindset

The Writer's Mindset is a video series chatting to writers and storytellers about the 5 W's of writing -

'Who, Where, When, Why, What'

I will be chatting with people from all genres of writing - learning about the mindset of a writer.

You can also view all of these interviews on my YouTube Channel. Thank you for your continued support.

Louise Phillips

Crime Author
Louise Phillips is one of Ireland's bestselling crime fiction writers. Her latest book - They All Lied - is her sixth book and is also a bestseller.  We chat about the writing process, the importance of writing groups and much more.

 

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Edel Coffey

Author, Journalist
Edel Coffey's debut novel is currently number one in Ireland. A journalist and now author, Edel shares her writing process and why this book had to be written. The subject of the book is heart-wrenching for any parent busy trying to juggle it all.

 

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Amanda J Evans

Author, Writing Coach
Amanda J Evans writes paranormal and fantasy romance novels as well as children’s stories. Her latest book is a novel planning journal that includes all the steps to writing your own book.

 

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Conal Creedon

Author, Playwright, Documentary Maker - Part One
My guest this week, Conal Creedon, is the former Writer in Residence at University College Cork. His work is well regarded worldwide including fiction, poetry, documentary and more.

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Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin (Sam Blake)

Literary Agent, Coach, Author
My guest this week has a wealth of experience both as an accomplished author and also as a literary agent and coach. Vanessa writes crime fiction under the name of Sam Blake.

 

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Jane Buckley

Author
Jane was born in Derry/ Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in the late 1960s and is the author of the Stones Corner Series.  She is currently writing the third book.

 

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Muriel Bolger

Journalist, Author
Muriel is an Award-winning travel writer and best-selling author.  Included in her writing accomplishments, Muriel has also written four books on her native city, including Dublin - City of Literature.

 

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Jules Coll

Comedy Screenwriter, Best-Selling Author and Visual Artist
My guest this week is comedy screenwriter, best-selling author and visual artist - Jules Coll. We chat about the 5 W's in writing and the different ways to write effectively and how to get that book finished

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Liz Sheehan

Author, Reiki Master, Crystal Therapist
My guest this week is Liz Sheehan.  Liz self-published her first novel 'Beneath the Visible' and is also an artist and a crystal therapist.  Liz incorporates her passion for crystal healing as characters in her book.

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Robyn Flemming

Author, Freelance Editor
Robyn Flemming is the author of "Skinful" - a Memoir of Addiction.  Her book is for anybody who has questions such as: “Who am I? What life do I really want to live? And is it too late to start a new path to a different future?”

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Conal Creedon

Author, Playwright, Documentary Maker - Part Two
In the second part of Conal Creedon's episode, we chat about the type of mindset you need to write or do you really need a certain mindset at all to write? Conal also reads a passage from his book "Passion Play."

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Michelle Dunne

Author, Retired Corporal
My guest this week is Michelle Dunne. Michelle shares her writing journey from rejection letters to her life as a Corporal in the Irish army and now an author of three books. Michelle's current book is a thriller called "While Nobody Is Watching."

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Patrick Osborne

Author, Playwright, Horticulturist
My guest this week is a self-published author and playwright  Paddy's debut novel is called "Baxter's Boys."  A dark comedy about a neglected Dublin community and a dysfunctional, pub football team.

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Catherine Talbot

Author
My guest this week is Catherine Talbot.  Catherine's debut novel - A Good Father is a psychological suspense novel about a man who kills his family.

 

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Sean Kelly

Author, Scriptwriter
My guest this week is Sean Kelly.  Sean self-published his debut novel "The Dog Sit Affair" in 2020.  Sean proves that it is never too late to write a book.

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Amy Cronin

Author
Amy has recently released her second book in her trilogy. Her first novel is called "Blinding Lies" and her second book is called "Twisted Truth".  We chat about how she juggles writing and family life.

 

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Emer McLysaght

Journalist, co-author of the Aisling series of novels
My guest this week is Journalist and co-author of the Aisling series of novels - Emer Mc Lysaght. We chat about the huge success of the Aisling series and how it all began.  And what's next for Aisling..

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