Posted on 4th Mar, 2016 by Charlotte Gordon
As it is Mothers' Day this Sunday, what better time to explore the fascinating yet tragic relationship between two important and influential female writers, Mary Shelley and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft
Posted on 15th Feb, 2016 by Kate Riordan
Kate Riordan, author of the Shadow Hour, takes us on a dark, chilly walk through her favourite Gothic works of fiction.
Posted on 18th Dec, 2015 by Padraig Rooney
Padraig Rooney, author of The Gilded Chalet, lists eight Swiss-inspired books that would make perfect reading on cold, winter nights.
Posted on 3rd Nov, 2015 by Sarah Waters
The Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist is announced on Sunday and in the run up, we have asked previous years' winners to share writing tips and favourite texts by young authors.
Want to get in the mood for Halloween? Are the ghosts and ghouls queuing up outside your front door? This is the perfect time of year to keep your younger readers entertained with some witchy goings on or send a chill down an older child’s spine with a creepy tale or two…
Posted on 1st Sep, 2014 by M.R. Carey
Comic writer and novelist M.R. Carey, author of our Book Club book of the week The Girl With All The Gifts, explains why he thinks the scariest kind of evil is the kind that comes from inside.
Posted on 29th Sep, 2014 by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinenhas
Finnish author Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinenhas shares the inspiration behind his tale of a town more obsessed with literature than sport. Sounds appealing!
Posted on 8th Jul, 2014 by Waterstones
Stephen King proved no match for Neil Gaiman in the thrilling final of our Ultimate Writer tournament.
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