It's been a year and a half since I first started writing my novel. It's been an arduous task, teaching me more about myself than anything else. The journey has taken five separate manuscripts to get to this point, a gruelling act of scraping, and re-writing and planning and I wouldn't change anything about the process!
McKinty's third book in the Sean Duffy series reignites the protagonist's thrilling charm and redeems itself from the predictability of the trilogy's second addition. McKinty delivers an action-packed and satisfying story that encapsulates everything we loved about Duffy in the character's first novel.
Adrian McKinty's second novel in the Sean Duffy series follows the same formula as it's predecessor. This creates a moderately interesting but predictable storyline, that adds little to Duffy's characterisation.
Adrian McKinty's The Cold Cold Ground released way back in 2012, is a dark, Belfast noir novel set in the 1980's that not only captures the essence of a classic crime saga but also a story of national struggle - highlighting the violence and heartbreak of the Irish Troubles.
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Creative non-fiction is a genre that I don't often enjoy to write in, but I know that it has helped me in my writing process and diversity. The Tri-millennial City is a submission of an assignment I had to do for my "Imagining the Real" class back in 2014, which was all about creative non-fiction. It details my brief weeks in the beautiful town of Cadiz, Spain.
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