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

Author Archives: kerryldrewery

The Game Changing Writing Course

In 2014 my sister forwarded me an email with the header “APPLY FOR THIS!!!” It was about a short residential writing course to be hosted by four publishing professionals. I … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Writing Courses by Shirley-Anne McMillan

  I once met a writer who said that they felt they had moved beyond needing to go on writing workshops, and now needed a more professional, more intense writing … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday! FINAL7 by Kerry Drewery – Interviewed by Rowena House

In the final installment of this thrilling dystopian trilogy, Martha and Isaac are on the run, hiding out in the Rises among the poor and powerless. When a wall goes … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Writing Resolutions, by M. A. Griffin

As I often say when coaching students – I’d rather they have a strong commitment to a small number of actions than a vague and fuzzy sense they might do … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday! ‘Below Zero’ by Dan Smith – Interviewed by M.A. Griffin

Happy New Year Allsorters! Now, gather round. Dan Smith has been penning top-of-the-range breakneck adventures for young readers for a while now. Anyone familiar with Dan’s work will think instantly … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Magic & far-away miracles: a gift for a best writing buddy (were money no problem!) By Rowena House

My gift would need a little magic and perhaps a small miracle or two. On the eve of Christmas Eve, the last-minute wrapping & complex calculations for the cooking time … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview – Shirley-Anne McMillan

Congratulations on the publication of your second novel, The Unknowns, Shirley! It’s a great read, lively, thought-provoking and very contemporary. Can you tell us a bit about the story and … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The 12 Days of A Telly Addict’s Christmas by Bethany Straker

My own personal list of things that I try to rewatch every year, much to the dread of my husband.   Elf I’m not sure I can get on board … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

HOW TO WRITE SCARY by Bea Davenport

  I’m ophidiophobic. If that word’s a new one on you, then enjoy it: it’s a lovely word to say aloud. It means I have a very severe fear of … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

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