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

Author Archives: Liz

A Writer’s Guide to Procrastination by Liz de Jager

I am the queen of procrastination when it comes down to sitting down and writing, especially on weekends. See, I work full time during the week and I manage to … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday: Dead Silent by Sharon Jones

I am really truly pleased to be the one to interview Sharon on her book birthday.  Sharon and I have been friends since around…2008 or so, I think.  We met … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

What comes first?

This week on Author Allsorts we’re blogging about voice – do we as writers decide on voice before you start writing or does it emerge? My story is a bit … Continue reading

November 4, 2013

Who are you anyway?

When I read novels it’s the characters I’m drawn to, as well as the setting and the story.  In my mind, the three inform one another. I want to connect … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Writer’s Process

If you only write when you’re inspired you may be a fairly decent poet, but you’ll never be a novelist because you’re going to have to make your word count … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

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