And the winner is…Bold, Brilliant and Bonkers.

By Kathryn Evans Bold, brilliant and bonkers? Me? Well, maybe, but I think Addy Farmer was talking about my book in this fabulous video of the SCBWI Crystal Kite for Uk and Ireland: And proving that she was probably right about me, this is what I was wearing when I received the award… I know,…

Alt-Write – A Creative Reaction to Uncertain Times

A lot of things have happened in the world recently, scary things, things that make me sad. A lot of hate and misinformation has been shared. A lot of people have been hurt, physically and mentally. Individually, it’s hard to believe you can do anything about it – that when those in power behave in…

Top Tips for New Writers

By Kathryn Evans School visits are always over too quickly – here’s a little motivational video for the fab writers I meet when I’m out and about ūüôā And here’s another on developing characters! Feel free to ask questions!

Edinburgh Book Festival: 2017

In which I nearly miss the most exciting event of my writing life. Last year I was invited to take part in Edinburgh International Book Festival. I was very over excited – it was my first major event as a published author and I had a hard job believing I was actual there…. In my…

Edinburgh International Book Festival

I am SO EXCITED!!! I still have ¬†a week until I head up to Edinburgh for the festival but I can’t sit still. I’ve already had my hair done and my petticoats are packed.¬†

A Storm of Strawberries

By Kathryn Evans If you don’t know me very well, you may not know that as well as being a writer, I also run a soft fruit farm with my husband. Last year, the world of words and the world of fruit collided in the most serendipitous way. I was asked to do ¬†an event…

Shock News of the Thirteenth Doctor Who.

I’ve been a die hard Doctor Who fan since I was tiny and I’ve been stunned by the announcement of the thirteenth Doctor. In fact, it’s taken me a while to get my head around it. When I was a little girl, Doctor Who was one of my favourite shows on TV. I didn’t have…

Redbridge Book Award

More of Me has ¬†been shortlisted for a few regional awards which is absolutely lovely. Even lovelier is that you get invited to award ceremonies that are heaps of fun. This week I was in Redbridge ¬†with Teri Terry, Anne Cassidy, Christopher Edge and Peter Bunzl. We were spoiled rotten with an amazing lunch –…

How Can Readers and Writers help the Grenfell Tower Survivors?

A terrible fire happened in London recently, you’ve probably heard about it. If you haven’t, check the BBC coverage,¬† And if you’ve alighted here looking for help, you can see here what the government are doing. If, however, you’re looking for a way to support the survivors, you can get behind #authorsforgrenfell¬† Many writers, editors…

More of Me Lands Stateside!

Earlier this week I received a parcel… Available from 13th June you can order it here, from actual Barnes and Noble in actual America!!! Excited? Me? Errrrm…   YES!