AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

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 Rule and The Exception by M.A. Griffin

I signed up for an online screenwriting course at UEA over Christmas. It ran for the first few weeks of February this year and I eagerly dived in. The whole … Continue reading

April 4, 2018

He’s not a naughty boy, he's the Messiah!

I am currently re-reading Middlemarch. It’s a good twenty years since I last ploughed through it and I’d forgotten one important fact: at the start of the book, when Dorothea Brooke makes the appallingly stupid mistake of marrying Edward Casaubon, thirty years her senior, she is only nineteen.

March 19, 2018

The Book That Changed My Life. Read on to discover yours – by Rowena House

OK, so this is a thought exercise, an attempt to funnel life’s complexity into a bookish article, because – surely – no one work deserves the title of The Book … Continue reading

March 16, 2018

The Book That Changed My Life by Shirley-Anne McMillan (contains major spoilers!)

I was fourteen in 1989. The Troubles in Northern Ireland had been going on since before I was born and those of us who only knew our country in this … Continue reading

March 14, 2018

The book that changed my writing life

After avoiding books on the craft of writing for years, I came across one that proved genuinely helpful.

March 13, 2018

Book Birthday My Fangtastically Evil Vampire Pet by Mo O’Hara

One year 4 reading group at Ruardean Church of England Primary School are such fans of Mo O’Hara, that when they heard her new book was coming out, they wanted … Continue reading

March 9, 2018

Why you need to read Eve Ainsworth’s TENDER by Emma Pass

  There are quite a lot of perks to being an author/bookworm, and one of them is being lucky enough to nab early copies of some of the best YA … Continue reading

March 2, 2018

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