AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan

So, I’m sitting here rather chuffed and pleased with myself. For getting the chance not only to read Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan before its launch today, but to interview … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

A peep at Kat Ellis’s writing space

  For years, the spare room in our house was a junk room. If you ever saw the episode of Friends where Chandler discovers Monica’s secret messy closet, you’ll have … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

3D Mapping for our Stories by Bea Davenport

When I first saw the suggested blog post idea of using maps in fiction writing, my initial thought was that I wasn’t the one to write it. After all, I … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mapping Interactive Fiction by M.A. Griffin

I’m making a map with my 6-year old daughter at the moment. I should say re-making; it’s the same map I made back when I was twelve or thirteen and … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Writing Distractions by Elli Woollard

Sit down to write. (Check your reviews) Sit down to write. (Buy some new shoes) Sit down to write. (Empty your spam) Sit down to write. (Eat bread and jam) … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

What To Do When You’re Stuck – Practical Tips for Writers by Rachel Ward

Beginnings are exciting. Endings are a blessed relief sometimes accompanied by a sense of accomplishment. But in between there is … the soggy middle. You stare at the screen. You … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Work that imagination! by Liz de Jager

  I loved Emma’s write-up on Monday for this week’s subject we’re focussing on: writing exercises. I’m a big fan of writing exercises and, to be honest, sometimes these exercises … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Warming up your writing muscles by Emma Pass

I always say to people that writing is like taking part in a sporting event. Before you start, you need to warm up your muscles – your writing muscles, that … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why Do I Write What I Write . . ?

Imagine a world without ‘genre’. How would we explain what we like or don’t like? ‘Genre’ lets us put things into boxes and stick a label on them. Genre allows … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

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