A collection of articles I’ve written about writing, magic, bullying and video games, not necessarily in that order. There are also some interviews, and videos where I am dishevelled and arm-wavey. Watching them is completely up to you…

VIDEOS

DAVE GETS PUBLISHED

BIG SMOKE  LITERARY CAFÉ 06/12/15

An extract from KNIGHTS OF THE BORROWED DARK performed at the Big Smoke Writing Factory annual Literary Café.

BRAIN DRAIN BABY LAUNCH 15/11/2015

A video of me reading from my Nightmare Club novel – BRAIN DRAIN BABY – at its launch during Dublin Book Festival, accompanied by the very talented Bryan Mullen and assisted by the frankly terrifying Annie Graves.

INTERVIEWS

Irish Independent (22/04/2016)

Trinity News (07/04/2016)

Irish Times Feature (01/04/16)

Anglo-Celt Feature (18/03/16)

Ireland AM (14/03/16)

The Ryan Tubridy Show (11/03/16)

Puffin Q & A (04/02/16)

ARTICLES

‘Oh Hi Mark – I Would Love To Talk To You About Feminism’ (Headstuff)

‘My Leaving Cert – Arrows & Airlocks’ (The Irish Times)

‘How Fanfiction Helped This Writer Go From Bullied Teen To The Next J.K. Rowling.’ (Buzzfeed Books)

‘Why Teenage Boys Are Told Not To Feel, And Why That’s So Wrong’ (The Guardian)

The Problem With Parents (Female First)

10 Fantasy Books That Changed Me (W.H. Smith)

5 Burning Questions About Editing (Writing.ie)

8 Ways To Get Serious About Your Writing In 2015 (Writing.ie)

Go Big Or Go Home – Studying An MA in Creative Writing (Writing.ie)