Tag: Magic Realism

The Magic of Intuition

The Magic of Intuition

I think I enjoy painting so much because I don’t know anything about it. It’s all intuitive, it’s all from the heart. Writing for me requires a balance of mind and intuition. Both are needed but the intuition is the part that sings, the magic […]

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

As you know I’m currently seeking representation for my debut novel CAILLEACH (Witch) An atmospheric, modern gothic, mystery, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. It’s a story about women and the search for freedom. I hope it will appeal to readers of authors like Alice Hoffman, […]

13 Signs You’re one of the Fae (The Fairies)

“Are you a witch, or are you a fairy? Or are you the wife of Michael Cleary?” – Irish children’s rhyme Poor Bridget Cleary, in 1895 she was burned alive by her husband in front of witnesses because they believed she was a ‘changeling’ a […]

Irish Magic Realism

Dear Readers, I haven’t written an update on my book for a while. I was on course to finish the current (8th) edit by the end of the creativity bootcamp I hosted in February, but other events threw me off course. Now I find myself […]