AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Why I love science fiction and why I write it by Bryony Pearce

When I was growing up there were two bookcases in the spare room full of my dad’s books. He had the full PERN series by Anne Macaffrey, Harry Harrison’s Stainless … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Group post – our favourite inspirational quotes

Welcome to our first group post of 2015! Today, we’re sharing our favourite inspirational quotes about writing.   Janet Edwards   This one is for every hopeful author faced with a dreaded … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Racial Diversity in YA fiction, Angel’s Fury and The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce

Are there enough racially diverse protagonists in YA fiction? There has been some recent debate about the fact that books with dark skinned heroines have white girls on the cover … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dealing With Reviews by Bryony Pearce

There are four types of reviews: the good ‘this book was awesome’, the bad ‘this book sucked’, the indifferent ‘I suppose it wasn’t awful’ and the last kind, the downright … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Weight of Souls Movie by Bryony Pearce

I am tackling the easiest part of my Movie first: the setting. Most of the book is set in present day London with locations ranging from Shepherds Bush to Hammersmith, … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does Taylor know that someone is reading her story?

I have written novels in both third and first person. Sometimes a novel obviously needs third person, sometimes the protagonist’s voice demands first. Here are the first lines of my … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy (Belated) Book Birthday THE WEIGHT OF SOULS!

Happy (belated) book birthday to The Weight of Souls! Thanks for taking the time for this interview – and sorry we didn’t manage to arrange it for your actual book … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

School Visits – Bryony Pearce

First up, let me say that I am not an expert and I’m not claiming to be. I’ve been doing school visits for a couple of years now, but there … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

Happy Book Birthday, Bryony Pearce and Candy Harper!

Today, the Author Allsorts have TWO book birthdays! First up is Bryony Pearce and THE WEIGHT OF SOULS, which is published by Strange Chemistry:   Sixteen year old Taylor Oh … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

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