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

Author Archives: Abi Burlingham

How do you write/illustrate, and why?

I couldn’t resist volunteering for this post because it means I get to show you some of my collection of notebooks. Also, I think the creative process, and how we … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 13 Comments

Who are your writing heroes and why?

Writers as heroes? Can we/should we view writers this way? A dictionary definition of a hero goes something along the lines of… someone who is brave, strong, admired for doing … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Do you decide who the characters are before you begin writing?

There’s an easy answer to this question for me… yes, always!  Ah! Hang on a minute, there are times when… Okay, let’s start again.  Mostly, yes.  You see, for me, … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

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