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

Author Archives: sharonjoneswrites


I’m thrilled to be interviewing Ellen Renner on the day the truly wonderful TRIBUTE is published! If you like high fantasy or stories of strong characters fighting against impossible odds, … Continue reading

March 6, 2014


Today marks the launch of the wonderful BANISHED by the equally wonderful LIZ DE JAGER! I’ve known Liz for ages now, and I’m thrilled that I get to interview her … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Poppy by any other name…

Until I’ve found a name that fits, I find it really hard to write any character… hence I have a lovely collection of baby naming books as well as a … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

How are Writers Made? by Ellen Renner

This month the Allsorts have been discussing which books have influenced them most as writers. At first, I thought this was a fairly straight-forward topic but the more I thought … Continue reading

May 31, 2013

A day in the life of a sleep-deprived writer…

6.21 – Open eyes, grab iPad from bedside cabinet and check Twitter to see who else is crazy enough to be up this early. 6.45 – Having wasted 20 minutes … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 11 Comments

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