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This month, MONSTER OF THE MONTH illustrator, Jon Holder, took some advice from the Children’s Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook and spent some time with his target audience. Jon took his work-in-progress to three UK schools and read it aloud to … Continue reading

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Book Fairs and Book Worms

Jon Holder has dedicated Monster of the Month to London Book Fair and has created these bookish creatures… And Mary Darby, Rights Executive, is talking foreign rights. In the frantic run up to the London Book Fair I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Introducing Pete Williamson’s world of the spooky, gothic and weird…

How would you describe your work? Quirky is a word that gets used a lot so I might as well go with that. Also scratchy, eerie, funny and (depending on the commission) strange and charming. Did you like drawing and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the winner of February’s MONSTER OF THE MONTH: Sophia Roberts from Jersey in the Channel Islands! Sophia sent us this description of a particularly nasty monster she encountered recently: ‘I forgot that my mam had given me some … Continue reading

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Jon Holder, writer and illustrator extraordinaire, has set himself a monstrous challenge. Every day in 2013 will see him creating a different fantastical creature or character, using only paint, pencils and his own boundless imagination. Prepare to be impressed, amused, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Clare Dowling

Clare Dowling has written nine bestsellers, and she’s been a scriptwriter for Ireland’s top soap, Fair City, for over ten years. She stopped by our blog to chat to Clare Wallace about her latest novel ‘Would I Lie To You?’ and … Continue reading

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Getting to know Clare Wallace – Rights Manager and Associate Agent

First of all, what is your role at the agency? As the Rights Manager, I negotiate deals for translation rights all around the world for all the Agency’s authors. I’m also scouting for new talent and am looking for commercial … Continue reading

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