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Rachel Ward’s Big Book Deal Moment – Interview by Rhian Ivory

RACHEL WARD’S BIG BOOK DEAL MOMENT I’m really nosy and obsessed with people’s BIG BOOK DEAL moments and thought it would be a good idea to peek into the lives … Continue reading

June 3, 2015

Water and Ice by Fletcher Moss

There’s this thing about writing and liquid – people talk about the writing process like we’ve each got some sort of creative plumbing system, and it’s either running smoothly or … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Adaptation by Ged Adamson

You would imagine that a great literary work would be treated with the utmost respect when being adapted for cinema. Animal Farm by George Orwell, for instance. To play fast … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Book Birthday Interview: Rachel Hamilton Chats to THE HIDDEN PRINCESS Author Katy Moran

Hi Katy, Congratulations on the release of The Hidden Princess, the second in your Hidden Among Us series. Can you tell us what you’re most proud of about this novel? … Continue reading

June 7, 2014

Happy Book Birthday to Kate Ormand and DARK DAYS!

Today is a VERY exciting day, because today, Kate Ormand’s DARK DAYS is officially out from Sky Pony Press. Hooray! *Throws glitter confetti* *bakes cupcakes* To celebrate, I’m interviewing Kate about the … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 6 Comments

Happy Book Birthday, Werewolf Parallel!

I’m very excited to be interviewing fellow Allsort Roy Gill today. Roy’s second novel, the wonderful WEREWOLF PARALLEL, is out today from Kelpies Teen, so I thought I’d find out … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ask the Allsorts: What Do You Do When You’re Not Writing?

Janet Edwards I relax by going for country walks, or painting watercolour landscapes. Both of these take me physically away from the computer and writing, though my subconscious must keep … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

How do you fit your writing in with the rest of your life?

OK, I have three theories for how you fit writing in with the rest of your life… Have no ‘rest of your life’ 2. Magic 3. Juggling                                                Since I … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

Ask the Allsorts: What’s Your Top Editing Tip?

Rhian Ivory Send MS to Kindle once you’ve finished a draft and read with pen and paper at the ready to make notes. Then print out a paper version using … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

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