Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 89: Caimh McDonnell

Caimh McDonnellEpisode 89, release date Monday 13th November, 2017

Caimh McDonnell, an award-winning stand-up comedian, author and writer of televisual treats.

His debut novel is ‘A Man With One of Those Faces’ which he followed up with ‘The Day That Never Comes'.

When not writing books, Caimh is in great demand as a writer for TV.

He has worked on the hit BBC2 show ‘The Sarah Millican Television Programme’ and written for comics on ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Have I Got News for You’.

He also works as a children’s TV writer and was BAFTA nominated for the CBBC animated series ‘Pet Squad’ which he created.

He was a winner in the BBC’s Northern Laffs sitcom writing competition, where he was lucky enough to be mentored by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey of ‘Royle Family’ fame.

Find Out More:

1) Caimh's website: http://whitehairedirishman.com/

2) Caimh's Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Caimh-McDonnell/e/B01K6GFZWU/

3) Caimh on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15661245.Caimh_McDonnell

4) Caimh on Twitter: https://twitter.com/caimh

5) Caimh on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Caimh2

Interview Talking Points:

1) Gary Delaney – comedian: http://www.garydelaney.com/

2) Sarah Millican – comedian: https://sarahmillican.co.uk/

3) Jack Whitehall – comedian: https://www.jackwhitehall.com/

4) The Crust on the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006nllr/episodes/guide

5) Mock The Week TV show: http://www.mocktheweek.tv/

6) Have I Got News For You TV show: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mkw3

7) Scot Pack – Caimh's editor on Reedsy: https://reedsy.com/scott-pack

8) Caimh's Irish Post reviews: http://whitehairedirishman.com/2017/01/irish-post-review/

9) 99Designs for cover creation: https://99designs.co.uk/

10) Caimh uses Vellum to format his book: https://vellum.pub/

11) InstaFreebie: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/IF

12) Caimh tour dates: https://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/caimh-mcdonnell

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