Here we've collected together all the writing tips, anecdotes, blog posts and exclusive content our writers in residence have all provided for us.
Patrick Ness, the author of The Knife of Never Letting Go, was our first writer in residence. He blogged about the writing process, his daily life and wrote an exclusive short story based on characters from his Chaos Walking books.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Nii Ayikwei Parkes, a performance poet and author of Tail of the Blue Bird as well as many poetry collections, was our second writer in residence. He blogged about writing poetry for children, his writing methodology and how to research novels as well as providing video interviews, performances and an exclusive poem.
Evie Wyld, the multi-award-winning debut novelist of After the Fire, A Still Small Voice was our third writer in residence. She blogged about writing her second novel, her love of picture books and being an independent bookseller as well as writing an exclusive short story.
Polly Dunbar, the illustrator and author of Penguin and the Tilly and Friends series, was our fourth writer in residence.
Clare Wigfall, the author of the short story collection The Loudest Sound and Nothing, was our fifth writer in residence.
Bali Rai, award-winning author of books for young people including Rani and Sukh and City of Ghosts was our sixth writer in residence.
Hannah Berry, acclaimed graphic novelist and author of chilling graphic novelists such as Adamtine, was our seventh online writer in residence.