Orna Ross
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As well as writing non-fiction guides for indie authors and creative entrepreneurs, I write and publish fiction and poetry.

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BiblioFemme
BLUE MERCY REVIEW: "An incredible literary debut that will have the reader absolutely enthralled."

BiblioFemme

Sunday Independent
AFTER THE RISING REVIEW: "Puts culpable, fragile flesh and blood—lots of blood—on a defining moment in Irish history… Of particular delight are the many unexpected twists and turns."

Sunday Independent

Sunday Independent
TWO-IN-ONE REVIEW: "A hauntingly captivating read."
Amazon
POETRY REVIEW: "With this little book of big, big poems, Orna Ross reaches into the corners of your soul and pulls out all that is beautiful."

Amazon

Irish Independent
HER SECRET ROSE REVIEW: "Ransacks the best scholarly sources and ingeniously knits a complex tale of betrayal, revenge, suspense, love -- and surprise."

Irish Independent

My blog

This Week’s Create Date: Moonwalking
This week’s create date was spent in Gladstone Park at 6am on Thursday morning. On the off chance that you’ve...
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Happy St Brigid’s Day. A New Poem: Queen of Queens
My mother’s name is Brigid, named as almost every Irish person used to be, after a saint. And today is...
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Home: A New Poem
In our home place here on the bigger of the two off-continent islands in the north seas we’ve had stormy weather...
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Sunday Read: Book Extract: A Q&A About Inspiration Meditation
When Should I Meditate? Zen masters recommend that the moment you open your eyes, before the first half-conscious thought has...
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Three Inspirational Poems About Pain
Does it sound like a contradiction, that poems about pain can inspire? Actually it’s key creative principle. In June, I...
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Latest From the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: Affiliate Programs
This week, among other things, John Doppler poses the question, Can Affiliate Programs Damage Your Reputation? Other Self-Publishing Advice This week...
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Latest From the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: Business Models
This week, among other things, ALLi Director Orna Ross sets seven scenarios for self-publishing success  in Business Models for Indie Authors:...
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Latest from the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: 7 Stages of the Creative Process
This week, among other things, we bring you one of our Fringe Highlight Podcasts: 7 Stages of the Creative Process with...
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Latest from the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: AMS advertising
This week, among other things, John Doppler is kind enough to share his insights on AMS advertising in this book promotion...
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Latest from the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: Amazon’s 50% Royalty Plan
This week, among other things, John Doppler speculates on what Amazon’s secret 50% royalty plan could mean for KDP authors, if anything....
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Mapping Your Creative Business 3: Pre-Intention: Mission and Values
1) Read the recent post about “going high“. F-r-e-e-write a two-page speech like Michelle Obama’s, explaining your definition of “going...
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Mapping Your Creative Business 2: Pre-Intention: True Wants
Before we begin working through the seven stages of creating a successful creative business, it’s necessary to return to first...
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Create Date: Phantom Thread
Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest movie, is one every creative should see. It stars the genius actor, Daniel Day Lewis, in...
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Mapping Your Creative Business 1: Introduction
Over the coming days, I’m running a blog series to accompany the Go Creative! workshops. This series will take you...
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Latest From the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: Business Models
This week, among other things, ALLi Director Orna Ross sets seven scenarios for self-publishing success  in Business Models for Indie Authors:...
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