AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Book Birthday Interview – Perdita Cargill interviews Emma Carroll about Letters from the Lighthouse

  ‘We weren’t supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren’t even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and definitely not when German bombs had … Continue reading

June 2, 2017

Truth or Dare book birthday – Kiran Millwood Hargrave interviews Non Pratt

TRUTH OR DARE is an excellent read – full of friendship, first love, all the joy and mess of growing up – and I wondered how you would summarise it … Continue reading

June 1, 2017

A Writer’s Day – Before and After, by M.A. Griffin

It seems fitting I should offer up some thoughts on the topic of writers’ working days because, as I type this, it’s been exactly a year since I was working … Continue reading

May 22, 2017

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