As a story teller, I am attracted to the cliffs at Slieve League and the Christian/Gaelic history that permeates the Irish countryside and brilliant views of the Atlantic Ocean. Characters are clamoring to tell me their stories and adventures on One Man's Path and Pilgrim Path -- dramatic hikes that demand more of walkers on a stormy day. Of course, my story will have at least … [Read more...] about Donegal Oatmeal Cream at Sliabh Liag!
Recently, I enjoyed an insightful interview with MillerWords, "5 Questions -- Joy Ross Davis." The interview was a pleasure because, of course, my interest in Ireland was featured along with my newly released novel, The Beggar's Miracle published with MillerWords. The Beggar's Miracle revolves around orphanages in Ireland -- The "Laundries", a euphemistic title referring to … [Read more...] about MillerWords Says It All for The Beggar’s Miracle
Ireland was a wonderful experience to share with my friend, Parris Afton Bonds. We both enjoyed making new acquaintances while I was able to catch up with friends from former times in Ireland. The absolute best part was the true reason for going — the Claddagh Author Event in Croke Park, Dublin. I'm honored to have been invited to share about going to Ireland with readers … [Read more...] about Remembering Ireland with Southern Writers
Parris Afton Bonds and I are getting serious about our upcoming travels to Dublin, Ireland for the Claddagh Author Event in Croke Park. This banner (2.5 x 6 feet) will be going with us to decorate and announce the table where books will be displayed. We’re anticipating the impressive Croke Park which is headquarters for the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)and location … [Read more...] about Banner Flying for Claddagh Author Event
As October days come racing down the calendar, I’m getting more excited by the moment. Being the only American author included in the Claddagh Author Event in Dublin's Croke Park on October 8, 2016 has left me thrilled, distracted and busy planning. I know that the next few weeks will speed past as Ireland’s gardens begin to deliver colorful zinnias, Gerber daisies, aster and … [Read more...] about Ireland — Here I am!