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

Tag Archives: Advice

I don’t want a lot for Christmas…

The whole point of having money is to be able to buy the things that are most important – things like warmth and food and drink, presents for loved ones … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · 4 Comments


What’s one of the first pieces of advice we tend to offer people who are anxious about getting out there and socialising? ‘Oh, just be yourself! Just be relaxed and … Continue reading

May 17, 2017 · 33 Comments


Shortly before I left school, aged eighteen, the headmaster gave a talk about the perils of the Big Wide World that we were about to enter. He had two important … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Ask The Allsorts: What advice would you give a budding author or illustrator?

It’s time for another group  post! This month, the Allsorts are sharing their favourite pieces of author advice.   Zoe Marriott: Do your research. No matter how special your book … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 5 Comments

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