Looking for some advice before putting pen to paper? Here are some great writing tips from some great writers.
In this section you can find advice on writing your own book blog, simple rules for improving your work and even some brilliant pointers on getting started with horror...
The Tapper Twins author Geoff Rodkey offers his three big rules that he promises will help you to improve your writing.
Blogger and author Luisa Plaja shares her top ten tips for writing your very own book blog.
Flirty Dancing author Jenny McLachlan offers some great ideas to get your summer writing journal started.
Ready to get spooky? Author Chris Priestley brings you his advice about writing horror stories.
Writer and illustrator Sarah McIntyre shows you how to draw a sea monkey and takes you through running a fun comics jam in the classroom, step by step.
Illustrator in Residence
Our current Illustrator in Residence is Ed Vere, who is writing blogs, running competitions and giving us his unique perspective on the world of children's books.
Advice for young writers
Sarah J Maas published her first novel online at the age of 16 - and now she has some great pointers to help you with your writing.
Writing historical fiction
Fancy visiting the past in your writing? Cora Harrison can help you figure out the best way to do just that.
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.