Motley Tries to Write a Novel

Look, we’ve all thought about it, and it can’t be that difficult, surely – there are only 26 letters in the English alphabet, so unless you want to get fancy with your punctuation, that’s very manageable. Surely. In my lifetime, I’ve made a start on over twenty novels. The only one I ever finished is better described as a novella, and it was about the … Continue reading Motley Tries to Write a Novel

Interview: Sara Baume

Critically acclaimed Cork writer Sara Baume chats with Deputy Entertainment editor Lauren McCarthy about her new novel, A Line Made by Walking. When I was 17, I went to a reading by Sara Baume. Surrounded by women in flowery scarves asking profound questions about symbolism and imagery and who looked pointedly at me when I stumbled in late; I probably should have felt out of … Continue reading Interview: Sara Baume