Waterford Waits, Poetry Reading with K. S. Moore

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I'm still buzzing from all the excitement of Waterford Writers' Weekend. For those that didn't make it to my reading, here is a video clip from the day. It features a poem called 'Waterford Waits', written in 2007 and inspired by Waterford Hurlers.
Poem: 'Summer Broom' by K. S. Moore from the 2008 collection 'A Flower Girl's Tears', published by Young Welsh and Poetic. Second edition by K. S. Moore, 2011.

All Ireland Poetry Day: Summer Broom by K. S. Moore

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I decided I had to post a poem in honour of All Ireland Poetry Day. The choice was easy as I've been looking back at Summer, feeling the familiar relief that it's over and Autumn, in all its fiery brilliance is gaining prominence.
Extract from Magic and the Modern Witch, a short story from the collection: Heart Strings.

Heart Strings Extract: Magic and the Modern Witch

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Magic and the Modern Witch was inspired by childhood memories of 'Clyne Gardens' a park situated just minutes from my home. My elder sister used to make up stories about the various buildings within the park.

Story Wise Creative Writing Workshop

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The Story Wise Creative Writing Workshop is back! This time, taking place in Clonmel and Dungarvan, offering people the chance to learn to write a short story in a day!

Heart Strings Extract for Valentines Day

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I decided to post this romantic extract from my short story collection: Heart Strings, in honour of Valentines Day. 'Teachers in Love' is a love story (obviously) and the one part of the collection which fits that genre completely.
Damselfly dalliance caught on camera, beautifully framed by the soft pink petals of the water lily.

Damsel to Damsel – Nature Poetry and Photography

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I love writing nature poetry and have been known to dabble in a spot of photography. So, I decided to combine the two in this weekend blog post. My husband George is responsible for the stunning picture of two damselflies, taken at the lily pond in the gardens at Mount Congreve.

Tree Sisters – Nature Poem for National Poetry Day

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Happy National Poetry Day, everyone! I'm celebrating with the release of my nature poem: Tree Sisters. It's the first time the poem has appeared online, although it has been published in my third poetry collection: 'Landscapes and Hearts'.
Extract from The Move, a Short Story from the collection: Heart Strings by K. S. Moore

Heart Strings Extract: The Move

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'The Move' is about a bitter rivalry, brewing between two residents in a small Irish Town. Having lived in London for ten years, Tina has returned home to live in a remote cottage, left to her by a great Aunt.

Story Wise: A Short Story Workshop

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It's official! I'm branching out into Creative Writing tuition starting with a Short Story Workshop. For those of you still humming and hawing about whether to book a place here are a few 'Story Wise' secrets to give you a flavour of the workshop . . .