AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

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Abandoned Projects by Perdita Cargill

This is more a sad tale of a project abandoning me. Years ago (eight?) my house was burgled and my computer was stolen. Stuck in the side of that computer … Continue reading

February 21, 2018

At the Writers’ Cafe by Elli Woollard

Writing in cafes? I don’t. There. End of story. Actually it’s not, because I did once spend quite a while writing in a hospital café over the course of a … Continue reading

February 16, 2018

Writing in Cafés (or, a Latte for Your Thoughts) by Mo O’Hara

As I write this I am sitting in a café- The Blue Mountain Café in Sydenham to be exact. It has nice latte and tempting cakes. (It should be stated … Continue reading

February 14, 2018

An Author at Work by Emma Pass

Dear me, I have SO much work to do today… Oh! Look! Is that a squirrel? STOP. Concentrate. Concentrate. There’s at least a thousand words to write today. Right. I’ll … Continue reading

January 31, 2018

Book Birthday Interview – Emma Pass talks to Elli Woollard about The Just So Stories.

Today, Elli Woollard’s retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Just So Stories is published, with gorgeous illustrations by Marta Altés. Happy book birthday, Elli and Marta! Here’s the blurb: Delightfully … Continue reading

October 5, 2017

Book Birthday Interview: Emma Pass talks to Rhian Ivory about HOPE

Today, Rhian Ivory’s second novel for Firefly Press, HOPE, is published, and I’m very excited to be chatting to her about it! Here’s the blurb:    The summer between school … Continue reading

September 15, 2017

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

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

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