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It was the best of times, it was the best of times

It was the best of times, it was the best of times

May 22, 2018

It seems like all we hear is how awful and unjust the world is today. Judging by the news media you’d think we’re living in typically harsh, oppressive, hateful times. But the reality is, in fact, quite the opposite. Globally, extreme poverty is down (Reuters). Literacy is rising, which cognitive scientist Steven Pinker argues is […]

Book Cover Reveal!

Book Cover Reveal!

May 10, 2018

Getting the cover for your novel right is a tough task. Here’s where I’m at.

Review of my feature film ‘A Day Like Today’

Review of my feature film ‘A Day Like Today’

May 6, 2018

  The Dublin Inquirer’s glowing review of the feature film I wrote ‘A Day Like Today’ – something to come back to every now and then 😉 “Walsh, screenwriter Shane Coules and the entire cast and crew of the production have made something very special.” https://www.dublininquirer.com/2016/03/23/a-day-like-today-reviewed/

The greatest bookstore of them all?

The greatest bookstore of them all?

April 30, 2018

A recent trip to MacLeod’s bookstore.

The Twitter Machine

The Twitter Machine

April 12, 2018

With love and trepidation…

6 Actors Who Always Bloody Die In Films*

6 Actors Who Always Bloody Die In Films*

April 5, 2018

It’s in the title, boyo.

Book Cover – Opinions Wanted!

Book Cover – Opinions Wanted!

April 2, 2018

Some designs for the cover of my novel.

Bound – Short Film

Bound – Short Film

January 22, 2018

A young amateur boxer—still grieving the loss of his brother, out of work and attempting to maintain a relationship with his ailing father—is brought back into the ring by his unscrupulous coach.

At a Loss

At a Loss

January 7, 2018

An eccentric man who’s having difficulties with his speech recalls an ex-lover.

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