AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Why do you write about…?

Things I wish people would ask me about my books Once on a school visit in Germany, a boy asked me, ‘Why do you write about such perverted things?’   … Continue reading

November 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feeding your creative muse, by Helen Grant

I have to admit that I smile a bit over the idea of “feeding my creative muse”. It makes me think of myself feeding the inspirational experiences of my life … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Social Media for Writers – Twitter & Instagram – Liz de Jager

I started on Twitter on 24 November 2008. (I had to check and didn’t really know this off by heart!) If you’re not already following me, find me – I’m … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

On not writing in PJs

  When it comes to mental well-being, I’m really boring. What keep me sane and healthy are regular working hours, daily walks, and wholesome leisure activities – playing the guitar, … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

TEN THINGS TO TRIGGER YOUR WRITERLY INSECURITIES (and how to cope with them)

REJECTION Every writer in the world has heard about Harry Potter getting turned down. You’ve probably also read a book that received ZERO rejections, but you definitely haven’t read that … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · 7 Comments

Happy book birthday Holly Bourne

Spinster Club girls Evie, Amber and Lottie are having a New Year party to remember! For the first time since leaving college, all three girls are back together. It’s time … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mental Health and Writers by Bea Davenport

Mental health and writers –do you want the bad news or the good news? I always prefer to get the bad over with first. So I’ll start with the worrying … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

By any means necessary, by Donald Hounam

I don’t really regard notebooks as documents of record; they’re simply a surface upon which the thinking process can be conducted…

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Gets Me Writing! By Mo O’Hara

There are so many writing prompts available now. The internet is filled with idea generators, story sparks and writer’s block breakers that can kick start your imagination and your story. … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

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