Write every day, even just a few words - it keeps you in the game. I aim for 365, one word for every day of the year. It's a small goal, and I often go further, but it feels easier to negotiate as I sit down at my writing desk.
Brian is a Dublin-based author, journalist, ghostwriter and editor. His debut novel, The Forced Redundancy Film Club, was a bestseller in 2012, while his follow-up, Knowing Me Knowing You, was published to critical acclaim in 2014.
He has been a journalist, writing in Ireland’s national newspapers for the past 20 years, interviewing authors such as David Sedaris, Armistead Maupin, Sarah Waters, Michael Cunningham and Jeanette Winterson. He also works as a communicator for human rights organisations.
Brian is one of Ireland's foremost ghostwriters, the name behind several bestselling autobiographies for Irish and international celebrities. He has also has taught ‘Writing Commercial Fiction’ workshops at the Big Smoke Writing Factory in Dublin.
Brian has a passion for working with other writers to help free their creative flow, and has helped several authors to bring their books to publication. He combines a keen understanding of structure, character and plot with know-how on keeping readers turning those pages.