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Writers Resource: The Water Glossary by Carol Anne Connolly

Writers Resource: The Water Glossary by Carol Anne Connolly

A Must For All Writers: An Sanasán Uisce/ The Water Glossary

Writers Resource: The Water Glossary by Carol Anne ConnollyAs writers, like anyone in a trade, we like to have tools at our disposal and dictionaries, thesauruses and glossaries are some of the main tools we should have.

Just like my favourite dictionary, yes, I said I have a favourite dictionary, John Drurys ‘The Poetry Dictionary‘, I now have a new gem to add to my favourites, and this is Carol Anne Connolly’s ‘The Water Glossary‘.

This is a gorgeous little book, a collection of Irish terms for water in many different contexts producing stunning descriptions of landscape, weather and the natural environment, brilliantly researched and perfectly produced and designed.

10 Brilliant Books You Need To Read Before The End Of The Year

Books That Were Read Half Way Through The Year

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Ray Bradbury

10 Brilliant Books You Need To Read Before The End Of The YearI wanted to do this post at the end of July, but time was not on my side. I tend to squeeze in a lot of reading. Always at once, I will have a book of fiction, non-fiction and poetry on the go at the same time.

10 Best Irish Literary Magazines You Must Read And Support

Support Your Local Arts

10 Best Irish Literary Magazines You Must Read And SupportI’ll admit, I’m a magazine addict and hoarder and love nothing more that a good Literary magazine and at the moment there are plenty of excellent old and new to choose from, most I purchase as regular as I can though some are only released quarterly. But, if you are anyway in to literature, art, poetry, fiction, reviews, there is no better way to support the local artists than to buy local Arts magazines.