Grace Tierney (www.gracetierney.com) 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 (www.NaNoWriMo.org) and enjoys the challenge of writing a comedy or historic fiction novel each November.
She’s been blogging about unusual words at http://wordfoolery.wordpress.com for the last nine years. She’s publishing “How to Get Your Name in the Dictionary” in late 2017 – 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.