Dianne Ascroft

Fermanagh Women In Belfast

Last Saturday members of Fermanagh Writers headed off to Belfast to take part in Women Aloud NI’s event at the Belfast Book Festival. Writers from Women Aloud NI were appearing ‘en masse’ at the Belfast Book Festival . Comprising a rapid-fire readathon and a simultaneous mass reading, this event provided a wonderful opportunity to get(…)

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Allies After All – an excerpt

Today one of our members, Dianne Ascroft, is stopping by our blog to talk about Pearl Harbor and More, a recently released short story collection that she’s been involved in writing and producing. This year is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Pearl Harbor. On 7th December, 1941, a pivotal event took place that(…)

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Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Part 4

Tonight we’ll wrap up our series of posts about the women participating in Women Aloud Fermanagh. We’re featuring our Secretary, Dianne Trimble (Ascroft) and our Assistant Secretary, Natasha Martin. We hope you are intrigued by the glimpse we’ve given you into our line-up for Women Aloud Fermanagh and will join us on Tuesday evening.  (…)

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New Release By FW Secretary

Congratulations to our secretary, Dianne Trimble, on the release of The Shadow Ally, the first Short Read in her The Yankee Years series. The series will be a mixture of Short Reads and novels set in Second World War Fermanagh. She has also released the third Short Read in the series, Keeping Her Pledge, and the(…)

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FW Members Contribute To Fermanagh Miscellany

Just published, is the Fermanagh Miscellany 2015: an eclectic range of short stories, articles of local interest and papers covering historical perspectives.  The production showcases the recent work of members of the Fermanagh Authors Association and is the ninth in an annual series.  Many of the authors are published writers in various outlets: magazines, journals(…)

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Dianne’s A Dead Cert

Our secretary, Dianne Trimble, writing as Dianne Ascroft, has had a short story, A World Apart, published on digital publisher, Dead Ink’s website. It’s an amusing story about adapting to a new land and a new life. Dead Ink is a relatively new digital publisher, partly funded  by the Arts Council England. The story  A World(…)

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