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

My Editing Mountain by Sheena Wilkinson

I love revising. I love feeling that the story now exists and it’s my job to chip away at it and make it as good as it can be. But … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Non’s Revision Club

The more years that pass since I was an editor, the less I think I know about editing. How to revise your manuscript? Mate, I’m barely capable of revising my … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

How To Revise A Manuscript

Right. Listen Carefully. Revising a manuscript is dead easy. There are just four things you need to do. Write a manuscript. Read the manuscript and change the parts that need … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

My TBR Pile by Sarah Baker

My TBR pile doesn’t get any shorter. I do read the books, but I keep adding new ones too, so it always seems to stand around fourteen books high. They’re … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Books on my TBR Pile by Kendra Leighton

  Like many readers, my To-Be-Read pile is constantly changing. I’m good at getting to new books fast (so new! so shiny! so much twitter hype!), but not always so … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan

So, I’m sitting here rather chuffed and pleased with myself. For getting the chance not only to read Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan before its launch today, but to interview … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

A peep at Kat Ellis’s writing space

  For years, the spare room in our house was a junk room. If you ever saw the episode of Friends where Chandler discovers Monica’s secret messy closet, you’ll have … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

3D Mapping for our Stories by Bea Davenport

When I first saw the suggested blog post idea of using maps in fiction writing, my initial thought was that I wasn’t the one to write it. After all, I … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mapping Interactive Fiction by M.A. Griffin

I’m making a map with my 6-year old daughter at the moment. I should say re-making; it’s the same map I made back when I was twelve or thirteen and … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment


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