AUTHOR ALLSORTS

A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

Throwback…for the authors of Waiting for Callback

It’s fair to say that Hon was nervous when I told her that I’d been asked to write about what we were like as children. I know way too much … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Throwback week – what were you like as a child? by Helen Grant

What was I like as a child? Unprepossessing, if my parents are to be believed; when I was a baby I had spiky black hair and was consequently dubbed “Lavatory … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

The one thing I couldn’t write without

What’s the one thing I couldn’t write without? Well, that’s obvious. It would have to be my Mac. I mean, I spend all day working on it and— wait. I … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview: UNBOXED by Non Pratt

Dear Non, HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY!!!! love, the Allsorts UNBOXED, for those of you who don’t know much about it, is a fabulous, heartbreaking story about what happens when four friends … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Finding the Joy

This week’s suggested topic is ‘your dream writing retreat’, and while I wholeheartedly ascribe to stepping away and making space for creativity and shaking up your process (in fact, I’m … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why I Love Twitter by Elli Woollard

It all started with a potty. Lots of potties, to be precise. Lots of potties and nappies, and proud Facebook posts about what someone’s darling little offspring had just managed … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Social Media: Get over yourself already – by Bea Davenport

Social media: I admit it, I am a fan. So expect this post to be a rallying call to the shy and the soc-med refuseniks among you. I want you … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Creator versus Fandom – Authors on Social Media

At YALC this weekend, I gave a seminar on Social media with the wonderful Alice Oseman. This blog post is adapted from that seminar, for anyone who missed the workshop. … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

I Never Liked Nancy Drew

I consider it a mark against my character that I never liked Nancy Drew. She was just so nice. Her manners were unbelievably good. I never met anyone so… pleasant.

July 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

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