Niamh Clune

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The 2nd Bite of Bacon! The Long Journey To Paperback!!!

It is HERE! The paperback version of Marta Pelrine-Bacon’s Book: The Blue Jar!  Marta has always wanted to hold her book in print. Well! Now, she is. And even if … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: Let it Cook!

Dear Doctor!!! Inertia! What is it? And how do I cure it?  “Here I am, Now I’m gone,” says the little cursor as it flickers on and off. It blinks, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 11 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice With Daniel Vimont.

In this interesting piece from Daniel Vimont about reading out loud, I wonder that any word is not born to be expressed in every way imaginable. Daniel has one of … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 15 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner Featuring Beverley Ann Hoyles

I have great pleasure in introducing you to a dear friend of Plum Tree Books: Beverley Hoyles. Beverley is a wonderful poet, her works are always love-filled and sincere. Her … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 8 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: I Wish Someone Had Given Me That!

“The only journey is the journey within.” (Rilke) Give to others what you need the most! This  simple truth is like Ariadne’s thread leading me through storm, conflict, or choice. … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 10 Comments

The Writer/Publisher Corner With Niamh Clune ~ Thinking Outside The Box.

I am a writer, always have been, always will be, because I am addicted to it. I need to write like…well…breathing!  That said, I have now found myself falling into another … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 9 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.34

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Brass Tacks in a Box of Paper Clips Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. ― Michelangelo Buonarroti A 14th-century traveler…

November 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
But What Happens? Story is honorable and trustworthy; plot is shifty, and best kept under house arrest. ― Stephen King Last week…

November 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Heroes Large – Heroes Small No, what he didn’t like about heroes was that they were usually suicidally gloomy when sober and…

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Loving Our Villains. You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes…

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Story-Telling With Music

Marta Pelrine-Bacon’s book finished its first day in the Amazon rankings as follows: #20 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Teen & Young Adult > Science Fiction & Fantasy … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Blue Jar is Launched!

And here it is, an event we have all been waiting for. The Blue Jar is launched! Make sure you get your copy here.  Join us for the party on Facebook:  And … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 19 Comments