AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Writing a Good (Bad) Villain

  Who intrigues you more: the hero of a story, or the villain? It probably varies, depending on which story, but I bet if I asked you to name your … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Visiting locations in books

You might think Baskerville Hall (of Sherlock Holmes/Hounds of… fame) is in Devon, but it isn’t. I’m glad I knew this before I set off down to South Wales for … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

We Love Libraries by Kat Ellis – featuring Prestatyn Library

  It’s We Love Libraries week here on Author Allsorts, and I leapt at the chance to shout about all the great things happening at Prestatyn Library in Denbighshire, North Wales. I … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to hack through a zombie horde (or tackle your TBR) by Kat Ellis

Like every author, blogger, and reader I know, I have a To-Be-Read pile that’s currently threatening to create an avalanche in my study. My TBR faces me as I sit writing this, … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Instagram adventures with Kat Ellis

I love a good visual. I wouldn’t have gotten through school without colour-coded revision notes and spider diagrams covered in glitter, and when I need writing inspiration now, I usually … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Write Thrillers – by Kat Ellis

Maybe you’re reading this over breakfast. Maybe you’re on the bus to the office, scrolling through this on your phone to pass the time. Or maybe you’re at home, on … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday: Kat Ellis interviews Bryony Pearce about WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER

This spring is definitely one to celebrate, as it brings 2 brand new books from award-winning author Bryony Pearce! Today we’re celebrating the first of those, with WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER releasing … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Published… by Kat Ellis

Sometimes it’s more fun to figure things out as you go; I think that was the case for me with a lot that I learned about being published. But these things … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

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