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

The Great Gran Plan Book Birthday! Kerry Drewery interviews Elli Woollard

I’m so chuffed to be interviewing Elli Woollard about her new book – The Great Gran Plan! I was lucky enough to have been sent a copy and it is … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Music to write to? Or silence? How do you best work? by Elli Woollard

There is something companionable about silence. Not the partial silence, of vehicles outside screeching their reversal, of children’s footsteps pounding on the floor upstairs, of the drone of planes making … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview: Emma Pass talks to Rhian Ivory about HOPE

Today, Rhian Ivory’s second novel for Firefly Press, HOPE, is published, and I’m very excited to be chatting to her about it! Here’s the blurb:    The summer between school … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Story Setting and Sightseeing by Kat Ellis

I’m a sucker for a great setting. Being a writer of YA thriller(ish?) books, setting is one of the things I use to create atmosphere within a story. And I … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Janet Edwards: Three Weird Places That Inspired My Writing

Stonehenge You can find inspiration in the weirdest places. I’m sure you’re thinking there is absolutely nothing strange about Stonehenge inspiring someone to write. I’d totally agree with you if … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE Book Birthday! Non Pratt interviews the author Lauren James

I’m adamant that the less you know about THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE the better your reading experience will be, so this is set to be the most cagey … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

One DON’T to rule them all…

There’s only one rule to twitter, as there is in life: DON’T BE A DICK. There are many routes to dickishness, here are some of them. Pile ons Easy to … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Doing Twitter Terribly by Bethany Straker

I am terrible at Twitter. There. I can imagine being good at social media, but I break all the rules of successfully building up connections and followers and somehow fall … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Favourite Book Covers by Kerry Drewery

Thinking about favourite book covers has given me a great excuse to wander through my bookshelves and really pour over the different covers. There are so many stunning, beautiful, and … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment


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