AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Work that imagination! by Liz de Jager

  I loved Emma’s write-up on Monday for this week’s subject we’re focussing on: writing exercises. I’m a big fan of writing exercises and, to be honest, sometimes these exercises … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Writing that first draft

This week we’ll be talking about First Drafts of Doom and Woe™ (FDoDaW™ for short) and I’m the lucky bean who gets to talk to you guys about it first. … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

JUDGED Book Birthday! Kendra Leighton Interviews Author Liz de Jager

Today, a book is released that many of us have been waiting for since 2014 — Judged, the final instalment in Liz de Jager’s The Blackhart Legacy! If you haven’t yet … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Liz de Jager: Reader, then I killed him dead

Kill your darlings is one of the biggest maxims in the literary ‘verse. And for a reason. Writing is rewriting and saying goodbye to those pieces of brilliance you presume … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Liz de Jager: Confessions of a Stationery Addict

If you’re ever in my company for longer than five minutes it will soon become apparent that I have severe problems with saying no to stationery.  It doesn’t even have … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

There and back again, now with less dragons, maybe.

I loved Non and Jan’s blogposts about writing and the editing and redrafting of books.  Personally, I had an inkling what to expect when I started out, but still, I … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Writer’s Guide to Procrastination by Liz de Jager

I am the queen of procrastination when it comes down to sitting down and writing, especially on weekends. See, I work full time during the week and I manage to … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday: Dead Silent by Sharon Jones

I am really truly pleased to be the one to interview Sharon on her book birthday.  Sharon and I have been friends since around…2008 or so, I think.  We met … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

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