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

Tag Archives: Publishing


It is a truth universally acknowledged that any debut author whose name you see on a shelf in your local library or bookshop probably wrote at least one or two … Continue reading

February 23, 2018

The issue of being “on brand”

As far as you’re concerned, my writing history looks like this: To me, my writing history looks like this: Authors often talk about the projects in our past. Other yet-to-be … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · 10 Comments

Kate Ormand: Interview with Skyhorse Editor, Nicole Frail

Today I’m chatting to Nicole Frail about the publishing process. Nicole is an editor at Skyhorse Publishing, a New York-based publishing house that grows bigger every year. Skyhorse has twelve … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Published… by Kat Ellis

Sometimes it’s more fun to figure things out as you go; I think that was the case for me with a lot that I learned about being published. But these things … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Just the Bad and the Ugly, Please by Bea Davenport

Okay, so this is a bit of a soap box moment for me. The question was, what would I like to see more of – in young people’s publishing terms, … Continue reading

October 27, 2014

Publishing Journey Tough Times – The Emotional Trainwreck by Elizabeth May

The topic this week is to discuss the toughest times in our publishing journeys. Which forced me to look back on mine and realize that basically most of it was … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Five Things I’ve Learnt Since Getting Published by Sarah Crossan

Being A Published Writer Doesn’t Validate Me As a Person So I always knew that happiness was self made and that any attempt to use outside sources to make me … Continue reading

March 19, 2014

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