AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

School Visits by Emma Carroll

The second best part of being an author, for me, is doing school visits. I absolutely love them. So much so I’m often more excited than the kids (embarrassing but … Continue reading

July 26, 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

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

Writing Distractions by Elli Woollard

Sit down to write. (Check your reviews) Sit down to write. (Buy some new shoes) Sit down to write. (Empty your spam) Sit down to write. (Eat bread and jam) … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

What To Do When You’re Stuck – Practical Tips for Writers by Rachel Ward

Beginnings are exciting. Endings are a blessed relief sometimes accompanied by a sense of accomplishment. But in between there is … the soggy middle. You stare at the screen. You … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Warming up your writing muscles by Emma Pass

I always say to people that writing is like taking part in a sporting event. Before you start, you need to warm up your muscles – your writing muscles, that … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why do we write in our genre? by Perdita Cargill

A simple question? I should probably have paused before I agreed to blog about why Honor and I decided to write in the genre that we do because if I’m … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Infinite Worlds by Janet Edwards

  It’s nearly ten years since I first started writing. Back then, I knew that I wanted to write fiction, but I was uncertain exactly what genre to choose. I … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

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