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Creative Publishing: Awards & Prizes, Ireland & Irish Writing, WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, Iseult Gonne

What Winning the Carousel-Aware Prize For Independent Fiction Means To Me

On October 25th, which also happens to be the night the Man-Booker prize winner was announced this year, I won my own first prize as a novelist. It’s not likely that you’ll have heard of that award, for three reasons. It’s an Irish prize, this is its first year in existence, and it’s a prize for independent author-publishing. So minority, all the way. But the award ceremony was packed, delivered to the room full of fervent book-lovers you see above. And I couldn’t have been happier about it, had it been the Man-Booker itself. And when, next day, I received a beautiful…

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The Winner of The CAP Awards To Be Announced Tonight

The Carousel Aware Prize for the best independently published books in Ireland will be announced tonight, at a gala event in Dublin. I’m honored that Her Secret Rose is shortlisted in the Best Novel category and sad that, for personal reasons, I can’t travel to Ireland to be there. It’s going to be a great evening. It very fitting, because Ireland’s most famous poet, WB Yeats, one of the protagonists of the novel, was a self-publisher, through the printing press his sisters ran, Cuala Press. From long before Yeats’s time up to the contemporary Booker prizewinner Roddy Doyle, self-publishing has been important to Irish…

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Creative Mapping: Bird’s Eye View: This Year’s Play

Having completed your Creative Lists, choose up to seven types of play you’d like to enjoy this year. Map the year’s play related intentions here: Creative Year: Bird’s Eye View (Play): PDF Map To Print Off and Fill Out MONTH, WEEK & DAY: PLAY From the annual map come the monthly, weekly and daily play activities that will manifest your intentions.  Link here to: Monthly Play: Take-Off Map Weekly Play: Flight Map Daily Play Map: Landing Log ANNUAL WORK & REST Work, rest and play are all necessary to conscious creation. Link here to: Annual Rest: Bird’s Eye View Map Annual Work: Bird’s Eye View Map Don’t want it, make it!

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Creative Mapping: Bird’s Eye View: This Year’s Rest

Describe the kind of rest you’ll take this year. Map the year’s rest related intentions here: Creative Year: Bird’s Eye View (Rest): PDF Map To Print Off and Fill Out MONTH, WEEK & DAY: REST From the annual map come the monthly, weekly and daily play activities that will manifest your intentions.  Link here to: Monthly Rest: Take-Off Map Weekly Rest: Flight Map Daily Rest Map: Landing Log ANNUAL WORK & PLAY Work, rest and play are all necessary to conscious creation. Link here to: Annual Work: Bird’s Eye View Map Annual Play: Bird’s Eye View Map Don’t want it, make it!

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Creative Mapping: Bird’s Eye View: This Year’s Work

Having completed your Creative Lists, choose up to seven types of work you’d like to undertake this year. Map the year’s work related intentions here: Creative Year: Bird’s Eye View (Work): PDF Map To Print Off and Fill Out MONTH, WEEK & DAY: WORK From the annual map come the monthly, weekly and daily work activities that will manifest your intentions.  Link here to: Monthly Work: Take-Off Map Weekly Work: Flight Map Daily Work Map: Landing Log ANNUAL REST & PLAY Work, rest and play are all necessary to conscious creation. Link here to: Annual Rest: Bird’s Eye View Map Annual Play: Bird’s Eye View Map Don’t want it,…

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