Retail was not conducive to feeling that festive spirit. It felt like Christmas came earlier and earlier every year, with the shows for shops starting in June. And they overplayed it. Speakers playing tinny Christmas carols, bright festive lights strung up everywhere. Lots of forced cheer and ho ho ho’s. It was too much as … Continue reading “Retail Grinch” by Quinn Clancy
This was going to be my first Christmas in a relationship. I couldn’t believe we had managed to last five months between my vocation as a Sárchumhachtaí, and Tag’s career as a PI. We’d had several dates interrupted, nights cancelled and yet we survived. Now I had the terrifying goal of picking out the perfect … Continue reading “12 Days of Christmas” by Quinn Clancy
By Quinn Clancy There’s a strange and all too common occurrence for Irish readers when they’ve picked up a lot of urban fantasy. They’ll be enjoying the book, fascinated by the various takes on mythology and fantastical spirits when suddenly they’ll come to a part where an Irish creature or person will start speaking their … Continue reading Gaelic vs Gaeilge
By Quinn Clancy I love talking about craft; structures, beats, tips, and tools. I can bore the best of people with my talk about it, but I’ve been advised that probably isn’t the best way to make friends. So I’ve been advised to try blogs to let it all out. Today I want to bring … Continue reading Sentence Craft
Quinn Clancy is a writer and programmer from Dublin. Fascinated by fantasy at a small age, she has consumed everything passed down from her equally fantastic minded family. Quinn has been a member of Cupán Fae for three years and has contributed stories to the Cupán Fae Anthologies: Fierce Mighty, Fierce New World, and Fierce & Proud.