Grace Tierney ( is a columnist, author, and blogger writing in rural Ireland who collects stories of parenting disasters. She is the Ireland North East organiser for National Novel Writing Month ( and enjoys the challenge of writing a comedy or historic fiction novel each November.

She’s been blogging about unusual words at since 2009. Her word history book “How to Get Your Name in the Dictionary” takes a light-hearted look at the lives of those soldiers, inventors, style icons, and villains who gave their names to the English language as eponyms. Grace tweets @Wordfoolery.

Location: Ireland
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Channillo Series: Nit Roast & Other Stories, Hamster Stew and Other Stories
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Twitter: @Wordfoolery
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