AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

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

My first novel by Emma Pass

I often tell people the story about how I realised I wanted to be a writer when I was 13 after I saw Jurassic Park at the cinema, and how I … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

How Jurassic Park Made Me a Writer by Emma Pass

When I was a kid, I wanted to be an artist. I loved drawing and used to spend hours creating silly cartoons, my own versions of the Beano and Dandy. … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

My Writing Mascot by Emma Pass G-Dog

Oh hai! I’m G-Dog. My human, Emma Pass, was supposed to write this post. She was going to tell you how I’m her writing mascot and how I sleep by her … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday Interview: LAND by Alex Campbell

LAND by Alex Campbell – out today with Hot Key Books The sea rose. Civilisation was wiped out, countries drowned. Out of the ashes of a desperate refugee camp, a … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday Interview – Emma Pass, Author of THE FEARLESS

Yesterday was publication day for THE FEARLESS by Emma Pass, a YA post-apocalyptic thriller about an army of super soldiers. Sixteen-year-old Cass’s younger brother is taken and she sets out … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Ask The Allsorts: What or who is your favourite setting or character from your book(s), and why?

Fletcher Moss Late in the editing process for Poison Boy, I realised I needed a streetwise kid who could get my crew into a secret location, so I added a … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

How YA Saved My (Writing) Life

It’s been quite a while since I was a teen. And I wouldn’t ever want to be one again (because that would mean being at school again… shudder). Yet I write for … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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