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Friends of The Gatekeeper

Here we feature, in no particular order, some of the many wonderful people we've encountered since our venture began; those who have encouraged and supported us, each in their own way. Thank you all. Note that all images are linked to websites.

Erik McManus.webp

Book YouTuber & Blogger

BreakEven Books

Erik McManus - Just a book blogger giving honest book reviews and reading his way to purchasing another bookshelf...for all the books that he keeps buying...because he has a problem (problem?) and he just can't stop.

  • BreakEven Books Facebook
  • BreakEven Books Twitter
  • BreakEven Books Instagram
This is Horror Logo

Horror Fiction Webzine & Podcast

This is Horror

Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella head up this online venture into the world of horror and darkness, and here you'll find the 'This is Horror' podcast, as well as reviews of great horror writing.

  • This is Horror Facebook
  • This is Horror Twitter
  • This is Horror Instagram
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Online Literary Magazine

Zin Daily

ZiN Daily strives for truthfulness, authenticity and understanding as well as it encourages and emphasizes the role that literature and other arts have in society, the world and the lives of individuals. In keeping with the spirit of the times, the magazine turns the page and presents a new visual identity, columns, editorial and a Twitter account where you can follow announcements about posts and get other interesting and relevant information.

  • Twitter
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Online Philosophy Magazine

Phlexible Philosophy

What makes things 'good'? What makes people 'happy'? How do we build a 'just' society? Join us on a quest for answers!

  • Phlexible Philosophy Facebook
  • Phlexible Philosophy Twitter
  • Phlexible Philosophy LinkedIn
  • Phlexible Philosophy Instagram
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Writer and Blogger

James Molloy

Author of Wednesday's Child. James Molloy has been writing stories since he was a young child. It became apparent very quickly that he would choose writing as a career path. His very first blog, created in October 2015 creatively titled James With A Blog seemed to resonate with a very welcoming audience. Since then, he graduated with a BA in Journalism and New Media from the University of Limerick in August 2020 amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and started as a freelance writer.

  • Facebook
  • James Molloy Twitter
  • James Molloy Instagram
Jacqui Hodder Photo

Writer, Blogger, Photographer, Teacher

Jacqui Hodder

Author of The Sentinel. Jacqui is a writer, blogger, photographer, and teacher based in Melbourne, Australia.

  • Twitter
Whispering Stories Logo

Multi-Genre Review Website

Whispering Stories

Whispering Stories are a multi-genre review site open to review submissions from authors and publishers. They have many passionate and talented readers, writers, and reviewers working as part of their wonderful team.

  • Whispering Stories Facebook
  • Whispering Stories Twitter
  • Whispering Stories Instagram
  • Whispering Stories Pinterest
Chilling Tales For Dark Knights Logo

Horror-Themed Storytelling

Chilling Tales For Dark Nights

Chilling Tales for Dark Nights is a horror-themed audio storytelling series and a popular YouTube channel of the same name. Chilling Tales for Dark Nights features a myriad of talented vocal performers and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Chilling Tales for Dark Nights was created in 2012 by entrepreneur and author Craig Groshek, and since its inception has endeavored to bring audio theater “back from the dead.”

  • Chilling Tales Facebook
  • Chilling Tales Twitter
  • Chilling Tales Instagram
  • Chilling Tales Amazon
  • Chilling Tales Spotify
  • Chilling Tales Youtube
Quarantine Review Magazine Logo

Online Literary Journal

The Quarantine Review

The Quarantine Review was born in the surreal early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a literary journal created to alleviate the malaise of social distancing with exceptional writing and artwork.

  • The Quarantine Review Twitter
  • The Quarantine Review Instagram
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Horror-Themed Storytelling

The Warchest

Welcome to The Warchest, South Dublin's home of hobby gaming. We pride ourselves on giving gamers a fun, welcoming and awesome place to play Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, D&D, Pokémon TCG, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan... the list goes on! We've been in Dun Laoghaire since 2013 and have a great community of dedicated gamers, casual and competitive.


We're always happy to welcome new players who want to learn to play any of our games. We also stock lots of card games, war games and board games, and if there's anything we don't have just let us know and we'll order it for you.

  • The Warchest Facebook
  • The Warchest Twitter
  • The Warchest Youtube
Australian Book Lovers Logo

Directory and Reviews Website

Australian Book Lovers

Australian Book Lovers is your home to an ever growing directory of novels and anthologies spanning a wide range of genres guaranteed to ignite your imagination.


From sun soaked adventures to dusty thrillers, from sweeping romance to heart pounding science fiction and fantasy, here you'll not only find that perfect next book to read, you'll also have the pleasure of learning more about the great Australian authors bringing literary magic to the world!

  • Australian Book Lovers Facebook
  • Australian Book Lovers Twitter
  • Australian Book Lovers Instagram
  • Australian Book Lovers YouTube
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Writer, Queen of Book Cover Animations

Morgan Wright

Needs no introduction to the online Writing Community. Multi-talented author of dark fantasy and horror, and book cover animator extraordinaire.

  • Morgan Wright Facebook
  • Morgan Wright Twitter
  • Morgan Wright Instagram
  • Morgan Wright YouTube
Alan Hanna's Bookshop Logo

Independent Bookseller in Dublin

Alan Hanna's Bookshop

A wonderful, independently owned bookshop in Dublin's Rathmines area. We launched A Land Without Wolves here thanks to Kevin and the rest of the excellent staff.

  • Alan Hanna's Bookshop Facebook
  • Alan Hanna's Bookshop Twitter
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