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Read Jim Smith’s amazekeel writing tips

Throughout November, Egmont have been sharing writing tips from a selection of our amazing authors. To round off the month of brilliant advice, we have amazekeel tips from Jim Smith, author of the hilarious Barry Loser and Future Ratboy series. Read More

Writing tips from Louise Greig

Children's picture book writer Louise Greig is the latest Egmont author to offer up some writing advice, for budding writers and people taking part in NaNoWriMo. Read More

Andy Stanton’s top 5 comedy writing tips

Have you ever wondered how to get ribs tickling and bellies shaking with laughter from your writing? Luckily for you, Mr Gum author Andy Stanton has shared his top 5 tips for comedy writers, as part of a series of features from Egmont authors for NaNoWriMo. Andy Stanton’s top 5… Read More

Penelope Lively’s advice for writers

To help inspire all the writers taking part in NaNoWriMo this November, a selection of Egmont authors share their writing tips. Today our exclusive writing advice comes from the esteemed, award-winning author Penelope Lively. Read More

Writing Flight Of A Starling

There seems to be a pattern to the way I write: I’ll be working on a book and there’ll be a nagging feeling that I should be writing something else. With Seed and Paper Butterflies the characters of both Pearl and June pestered me to write their stories until I gave… Read More