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

Tag Archives: UKYA

The book that changed my writing life

After avoiding books on the craft of writing for years, I came across one that proved genuinely helpful.

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March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why you need to read Eve Ainsworth’s TENDER by Emma Pass

  There are quite a lot of perks to being an author/bookworm, and one of them is being lucky enough to nab early copies of some of the best YA … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Non’s Revision Club

The more years that pass since I was an editor, the less I think I know about editing. How to revise your manuscript? Mate, I’m barely capable of revising my … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

FEATHERS Book Birthday Interview! Kendra Leighton Chats to Author Rose Mannering

Last week Feathers, the second book in Rose Mannering’s trilogy of YA fairytale retellings, flew onto bookshop shelves. Having read and loved Roses, the first book in the series, I jumped … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Music To My Ears

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato It’s no secret that music creates a strong emotional response in … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday: Kat Ellis interviews Bryony Pearce about WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER

This spring is definitely one to celebrate, as it brings 2 brand new books from award-winning author Bryony Pearce! Today we’re celebrating the first of those, with WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER releasing … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

For realz.

I talk about fourteen-year-old Non a lot. On panels, in blogs, but none of you have ever met her. Here she is/I am: You might not guess by looking at … Continue reading

January 25, 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

The Best Christmassy Reads by Zoë Marriott

Hello, my lovelies – and Merry Christmas! No booing at the back – we’re less than two weeks away now, so take your humbugs and go. Today I’m going to … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment