AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

The elves ate my homework…

In answer to this week’s question: Generally speaking, I like deadlines. I’m the sort of person who appreciates a cut-off point; a cattle prod to keep me moving; a finish … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The worst thing about writing

So the lovely Author Allsorts have asked me: What’s the worst thing about writing? Having waited so long to be published, it does feel a little churlish to attempt an … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ask the Allsorts – What Has Been Your Toughest Time on Your Journey to Getting Published?

Kate Ormand The setbacks. Rejections. It can be really tough to plough on not knowing if you’ll ever get anywhere. But those kinds of thoughts do no favours, so I … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ask the Allsorts – What Are Your Best and Worst Writing Habits?

This month, I’m asking the Allsorts about their best and worst writing habits. Here’s they revealed: Bea Davenport My best writing habit is having lots of ideas, and yes, I … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ask the Allsorts: What Do You Do When You’re Not Writing?

Janet Edwards I relax by going for country walks, or painting watercolour landscapes. Both of these take me physically away from the computer and writing, though my subconscious must keep … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ask the Allsorts: What’s Your Top Editing Tip?

Rhian Ivory Send MS to Kindle once you’ve finished a draft and read with pen and paper at the ready to make notes. Then print out a paper version using … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ask the Allsorts – What’s Your Favourite Setting From Another Author’s Book?

It’s Ask the Allsorts time again! This month, we’re discussing our favourite settings from other authors’ books.   Sangu Mandanna I absolutely adore the setting of Sorry-in-the-Vale in Sarah Rees … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pink grapes and sharp knives

I’m not sure if you guys know how things work at Author Allsorts, but we spend most of the day lounging around a château while our publishers peel grapes and … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ask The Allsorts: What are your top 5 books?

It’s September and Autumn is creeping in, so this month, we thought we’d share our top 5 books with you – perfect for those cold, blustery days when all you … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

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