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

Author Archives: kerryldrewery

M.A. Griffin’s Favourite Illustrated Book – ‘Wonderbook’ by Jeff Vandermeer

I’ve not owned Jeff Vandermeer’s Wonderbook for more than a year or so, but it’s quickly become a go-to. I love it. If (like the me of back then) you’re … Continue reading

May 30, 2018

My favourite illustrated book by Bea Davenport

When I saw the heading ‘My Favourite Illustrated Book’ I leapt on it, thinking it would be very easy. I have such fond memories of reading picture books with my … Continue reading

May 28, 2018

How I Read Now by Sarah Baker

Oh those lazy Sundays when it was raining outside and I’d curl up on the sofa under a warm orange blanket with a book. Those bus commutes to the office, … Continue reading

May 9, 2018

Book Birthday Interview! Rachel Hamilton talks to Elli Woollard about her new book DINOSAURS DON’T DRAW.

Today is the book birthday of DINOSAURS DON’T DRAW, a beautiful rhyming picture book by author, Elli Woollard, and illustrator, Steven Lenton. It’s a wonderful book – a colourful bundle … Continue reading

May 3, 2018

The Worst Writing Advice by Perdita Cargill

  A couple of months ago I merrily agreed to write on the topic of “the worst writing advice” – now it comes to it, I find myself nervous. I’m … Continue reading

April 30, 2018

Book Birthday Interview with Bryony Pearce! by Kerry Drewery

I’m so excited to welcome Bryony over to the blog to talk about her new book – Savage Island. Here’s the blurb – When reclusive millionaire Marcus Gold announces that … Continue reading

April 6, 2018

Book birthday! THE GOOSE ROAD – by Rowena House Interview by Kerry Drewery

   Set in France in 1916, THE GOOSE ROAD is Rowena House’s debut novel, a poignant and powerful First World War coming-of-age quest. The Goose Road is based on a … Continue reading

April 5, 2018

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

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

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