Off the shelves: After a difficult decade for global publishing, Irish publishers had a relatively good year in 2014. Photograph: Dave Meehan

‘Sooner or later the best-selling writers of the 1960s and 1970s would either die or go senile, making room for newcomers like me.” Stephen King recal(...)

Darkmouth concerns Finn, a 12-year-old desperate to defend his town from attack by monsters named Legends.

It has been confirmed that Alcon Entertainment, producer of such hit movies as The Blind Side and Prisoners, has acquired the film rights to Shane Heg(...)

Illustration: Clare Brennan

Our final week of How to Write a Book deals with what to some is the best part (completing a work, having it edit ready) or the worst (showing it t(...)

Author Liz Nugent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A change is as good as a rest, so with the new year looming, and with it talk of resolutions, is it worth going a step further and and signing up for (...)