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

Author Archives: K

Book Birthday Interview – Rachel Hamilton interviewed by Keris Stainton

Rachel Hamilton’s debut novel is out today. I asked her a few questions… I’m so excited to be interviewing you! Can you tell us more about The Case of the … Continue reading

May 22, 2014

Researching your setting (or It’s a hard life being an author)

I quite often start with setting. I find quirky, unusual places (like this one or this one) so inspiring and frequently find the settings suggest the characters and plot. We … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 6 Comments

Behind the Scenes: What I’m doing when I’m not writing

Earlier this year, I wrote the first draft of a novel. It was easy. The easiest thing I’ve ever written. I blogged about how easy it was. I felt a … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

I love libraries

Some of my earliest memories are of going to the library. I don’t remember being read to as a child, but I do remember collecting huge piles of plastic-backed picture … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 12 Comments

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