1. General resources related to Ireland and the Irish people.

You might want to start by checking out BellaOnline -The Voice of Women. Don’t be misled by that address. It should take you to the home of that site and an interesting article on IRISH LIFE IN THE 1800’s.https://www.bellaonline.com/ Since many of the poor Irish of the period ended in the Workhouse or the Poorhouse,…Read more 1. General resources related to Ireland and the Irish people.

2. If you have Irish ancestors, you might enjoy the book I’ve written: Leaving Ireland. But for the moment, check this out:

Look around you. What would it be like if half of the people living in your state disappeared? That’s what happened in Ireland in the middle of the 1800’s. In Ireland before the famine of the late 1840’s, over eight million people called Ireland home. Then over a million people died of starvation and disease…Read more 2. If you have Irish ancestors, you might enjoy the book I’ve written: Leaving Ireland. But for the moment, check this out:

Creative Writing and Memoir Class Notes

Carol Brennan King March 8, 2022 This week we discussed some of the business sides of writing and promoting. Therefore, because I want to leave you with helpful resources, I am going to pass on to you some comprehensive websites I have found useful. We talked first about the path to publication with the tools…Read more Creative Writing and Memoir Class Notes

Creative and Nonfiction Writers Class Notes

February 23, 2022 by Carol Brennan King Reading Like a Writer If you want to write, you must read! And intentionally, with your eyes peeled, as my father used to say. Read the genre you write in – not just that genre, but for sure read books like you want to write. You need to…Read more Creative and Nonfiction Writers Class Notes

Planning Your Novel or Memoir: Feb. 16, 2022

Creative and Memoir Writing Class Notes  by Carol Brennan King We talked in class at the Abington Community Library in Clarks Summit, PA, this week about the reality that all writers are not created the same. But you knew that already. Some of us are Pantsers: those who write our story “by the seat of…Read more Planning Your Novel or Memoir: Feb. 16, 2022

Journaling For Your Life or at least your career, or hobby!

Carol Brennan King  February 9. 2022 This week in our library writing class, we talked about journaling, how to do it and why. I bet you’d never imagine how many kinds of journaling there are to do, nor how very valuable journaling as a practice might be. And if you can't remember all those ideas, here's…Read more Journaling For Your Life or at least your career, or hobby!