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

Tag Archives: Creativity

My Favourite Setting

When this question, and the chance to write a blog post about it, came up on Authors Allsorts, I jumped at the chance. Anyone who’s ever read my books will … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Behind the scenes (if you can get in through the door)

It’s only when I know I have visitors – even virtual ones – that I truly see how chaotic my workspace is. It’s where I keep a lot of books, … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 8 Comments

Ruth Warburton on Plotting vs Pantsing – or – To Plot. Or Not?

To plan or not to plan? As Hamlet didn’t ask. Or, to put it another way: are you a plotter or a pantser? I recently said this to a writer … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 7 Comments

How Do We Get Ideas? – More Ways Than You Might Think…

This post is very timely for me as I just did a workshop about idea generating at The ShoutSouth Festival in South London last week. It was a great event … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Coping with work life balance

I’ve always been one to jump into things without fully thinking them through. I worry about the small things, but when it comes to big life changing decisions I am, … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Inspiring Creativity in Young People

There’s nothing more happy-making than seeing small folk utterly absorbed in making and doing, whether writing a story or painting a picture or cutting and sticking… their pride in their … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

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