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Sharon Thompson is a writer living in Donegal, represented by the Trace Literary Agency. She writes crime fiction, short stories and commercial fiction. Her debut novel 'The Abandoned' was released in 2018, and she has signed for a further two crime novels with her publisher. She is the co-founder of a tweet-chat called #WritersWise.

Woman’s Words: 10 reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always relaxing! 3 months ago

Woman’s Words: 10 reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always relaxing!

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Whether you enjoy your time in the salon or dread every appointment, you’ll enjoy this account.

Ten reasons why the hairdresser’s is not always a relaxing experience! 

1. The …
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Woman’s Words: How do you discuss a novel about abortion during a referendum? 4 months ago

Woman’s Words: How do you discuss a novel about abortion during a referendum?

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Sharon Thompson’s first crime fiction novel, ‘The Abandoned’, was published in January of this year and launched at number one on Kindle, Irish Crime Fiction.

Before and during the referendum, …
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Woman’s Words: ‘Hire me as a fake family member‘ 5 months ago

Woman’s Words: ‘Hire me as a fake family member‘

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Suspense is rising in this continued story from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

In Part One, we met Letterkenny blogger Matilda, who has an unusual side job of being a ‘family …
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Woman’s Words: ‘How much should I charge for a funeral?’ 5 months ago

Woman’s Words: ‘How much should I charge for a funeral?’

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The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

The first part of this short story sees a young Letterkenny woman facing an unexpected …
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Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about sex 5 months ago

Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about sex

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Let’s talk about sex. 

This part of everyday life does come up in my character’s lives. However, I don’t know what to do about it. Yes, I have said it …
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Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about mobile phones 5 months ago

Woman’s Words: Let’s talk about mobile phones

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And sometimes, they can be spiteful little things.

Our favourite devices relish swims in the toilet, getting a quick rinse in the washing machine, and putting themselves on silent mode …
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The Tilby Twins, Part 4 6 months ago

The Tilby Twins, Part 4

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We were introduced to our protagonist Minnie in part one after she suffered a painful accident. After being hired to help out around the house of the unusual Tilby Twins, …
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Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 3 6 months ago

Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 3

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After suffering a painful accident in part one, we were introduced to our protagonist, Minnie. Things began looking up for Minnie in part two when she was offered a job …
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Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 2 6 months ago

Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins, Part 2

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We’re back in 1940s Ireland this week with our Sunday fiction series. Fourteen year old Minnie, a mute, had a horrible accident in part one, but it looks like the …
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Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins 7 months ago

Woman’s Words: The Tilby Twins

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This week in our fiction series, we’re stepping back in time to 1940s Ireland to meet a fourteen-year-old girl called Minnie.

So get cosy, grab a cuppa and discover Minnie’s story:


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Woman’s Words: What are we giving up for Lent? 7 months ago

Woman’s Words: What are we giving up for Lent?

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The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

This short story is a great Sunday read for anyone struggling with their Lenten promises. Hetty …
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Author Sharon Thompson’s delight with double book deal 7 months ago

Author Sharon Thompson’s delight with double book deal

Sharon enjoyed immediate success with the release of her debut novel ‘The Abandoned’ this year, so much so that she has secured a deal to publish another two crime novels …
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Woman’s Words: The One 7 months ago

Woman’s Words: The One

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Events: Fans celebrate Sharon’s success at debut book signing 8 months ago

Events: Fans celebrate Sharon’s success at debut book signing

It was a happy publication day for our own Woman’s Words columnist Sharon as she released The Abandoned, a gripping crime thriller set in 1950s Dublin.

Published by Bloodhound …
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Sharon Thompson ‘blown away’ by early reviews of debut novel 8 months ago

Sharon Thompson ‘blown away’ by early reviews of debut novel

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It’s not long now until my novel The Abandoned launches into the world, so I thought I’d pop up a few details of where people can link in with me and get …
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‘Peggy insisted I write her story’ – Sharon Thompson shines a light on her dark debut novel 8 months ago

‘Peggy insisted I write her story’ – Sharon Thompson shines a light on her dark debut novel

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There is much excitement for the release of Sharon Thompson’s ‘The Abandoned’ by leading digital publishers, Bloodhound Books UK on 25th January. You can pre-order ‘The Abandoned’ here: The Abandoned – amazon.co.uk


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Woman’s Words: Ordinary Arthur goes viral 9 months ago

Woman’s Words: Ordinary Arthur goes viral

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This week on Woman’s Words, Moville writer Sharon Thompson gives us another instalment in the story of Arthur.

Arthur is 68-year-old gentleman who is looking for love and life again, …
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Woman’s Words: Arthur discovers a unique method for finding love 9 months ago

Woman’s Words: Arthur discovers a unique method for finding love

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Last week, Donegal Woman ran a competition which gave one of our lucky readers a chance to win a copy of the fantastic ‘Their Mistletoe Baby’ by Karin Baine.

We …
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Woman’s Words: Felicity’s fate 10 months ago

Woman’s Words: Felicity’s fate

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Surviving the man flu when you’re a woman 10 months ago

Woman’s Words: Surviving the man flu when you’re a woman

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Speed Dating 10 months ago

Woman’s Words: Speed Dating

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Sharon first introduced us to Arthur, the 68-year-old gentleman who is looking for love and …
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Woman’s Words: Cathy’s heartache 11 months ago

Woman’s Words: Cathy’s heartache

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: An unfortunate family dinner 11 months ago

Woman’s Words: An unfortunate family dinner

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Arthur’s bad behaviour 11 months ago

Woman’s Words: Arthur’s bad behaviour

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Teacher’s Pet 11 months ago

Woman’s Words: Teacher’s Pet

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Arthur’s retail therapy 12 months ago

Woman’s Words: Arthur’s retail therapy

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Arthur visits Crescent Close 12 months ago

Woman’s Words: Arthur visits Crescent Close

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local people.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: All Arthur Needs 12 months ago

Woman’s Words: All Arthur Needs

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local women.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Hair today, gone tomorrow 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Hair today, gone tomorrow

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local women.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature written by local women for readers …
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Woman’s Words: A Clothes Cull 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: A Clothes Cull

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Another week, another on-the-mark Donegal Woman’s Words. This creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

Each Sunday this series will showcase works of literature for readers …
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Woman’s Words: Six point plan from the auntie with no kids 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Six point plan from the auntie with no kids

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The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

This week we are joining an auntie with no children, who issues six pieces of …
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Woman’s Words: A Donegal Summer 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: A Donegal Summer

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Moville writer Sharon Thompson this week presents another short story exploring the life of local women.

If you are familiar with the feeling of delight and excitement when the sun …
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Woman’s Words: A sock’s destiny 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: A sock’s destiny

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Moville writer Sharon Thompson this week presents another short story exploring the life of local women.

Sock struggles are a bit of a first world problem, but we’ve all had …
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Woman’s Words: Life is good 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Life is good

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The Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson. This week we are joining two ladies in the yoga studio!

Life is Good

‘Yoga …
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Woman’s Words: Addiction Intervention 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Addiction Intervention

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This week Moville writer Sharon Thompson shares another tale exploring the life of local women.

Since beginning our Woman’s Words feature a little under two months ago, it has proved …
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Woman’s Words: What is it about visitors? 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: What is it about visitors?

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Moville writer Sharon Thompson this week presents another short story exploring the life of local women.

We’ve all been in the same situation as this week’s tale. Nobody calls to …
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Woman’s Words: When the little-black-dress is a large 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: When the little-black-dress is a large

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Moville writer Sharon Thompson this week presents another short story exploring the life of local women. Her quick snapshots of everyday events have become an enjoyable read for so many …
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Woman’s Words: Be careful of the bubbles 1 year ago

Woman’s Words: Be careful of the bubbles

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The hugely successful Donegal Woman’s Words creative series returns with another tale from Moville writer Sharon Thompson.

This series will showcase works of literature on Sundays for readers to enjoy.


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Introducing: Woman’s Words – A Wee Donegal Weddin’ 1 year ago

Introducing: Woman’s Words – A Wee Donegal Weddin’

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Donegal Woman’s Words will showcase works of literature on Sundays for readers to enjoy.

It’s a chance to take a quiet moment out and enjoy a story, poem or another …
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Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity 1 year ago

Abu Dhabi Rose to spread magic of Donegal charity

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The Victoria Thompson Memorial Fund and Scholarship are delighted to announce that Abu Dhabi Rose Niamh Kelly, from Co Clare, is going to represent their charity, when she travels to …
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Top chefs clash in charity cook-off 1 year ago

Top chefs clash in charity cook-off

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The live celebrity chef cook-off in Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel takes place this 27th April at 8pm.

Guests will arrive to a glass of bubbly, overlooking Lough Foyle and watch the masters …
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