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Forget Me Not - Claire Allan

How characters move a story along in unexpected ways

Authors sometimes talk about how characters can come alive on the pages as they write. Sometimes these people we create take on a life all of their own and it can feel as if they, and not us as writers, are the ones putting words down on a page. In… Read More
The Big Myth of Motherhood - Claire Allan

The Big Myth of Motherhood

When it comes to motherhood, women can be each other’s worst enemies. In fact, quite often, we can become our own worst enemies too as we launch ourselves into the world of procreation like a tribute in The Hunger Games. For there is nowhere in life where a woman… Read More
Unleash Your Dark Side By Claire Allan

Unleash Your Dark Side

From the age of 14 I was obsessed with women’s fiction. I dreamed of writing books like my heroes – Maeve Binchy, Patricia Scanlan, Sheila O’Flanagan and then, as I grew a bit older, Marian Keyes. I wanted to tell stories… Read More