AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Visiting locations in books

You might think Baskerville Hall (of Sherlock Holmes/Hounds of… fame) is in Devon, but it isn’t. I’m glad I knew this before I set off down to South Wales for … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

A (GREAT) DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WRITER – by Ellen Renner

Writing is not a glamourous job. I’m sorry if I’m about to disillusion anyone although I expect you know this already. If you’re a writer, you’re certainly aware of a … Continue reading

May 20, 2016 · 7 Comments

How I Generate Story Ideas, by Kendra Leighton

How do you come up with story ideas? What a meaty question! Our imaginations are the result of a lifetime’s real-life experiences, countless films, books, TV shows and newspaper articles, as well as something that’s just … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Kate Ormand: Where I get my ideas

The funny thing about ideas is that they seem come when I least expect them. I went through a phase of having NO solid ideas. Nothing I felt I could … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Where do you get your ideas from?

So considering my first book is called Fearsome Dreamer, this may come across as a bit much, but hey presto – I get a lot of my ideas from dreams. … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

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