And the winner is…

by Kathryn Evans The last few days have been unbelievable – first the Carnegie nomination and now this…you guys did this, you awesome, wonderful, lovely, amazing folk – THANK YOU. More of Me has WON the Edinburgh International Festival First Book Award and YOU made it happen. There are not enough thank yous in the…

Lost and Found Giveaway by Kathryn Evans

Boom! Wow! In a weekend you smashed all our follow targets so – true to our word – the WORDS, will all be revealed. What can you win? Signed copies of all of our books including: Sue Wallman’s Lying About Last Summer – one of Zoella’s Book Club choices for  autumn 2016! Olivia Levez The Island – star…

Book tour! First stop with the Lost and Founders

The Lost and Found tour kicked off in the ENORMOUS Birmingham Waterstones – that’s it below, the tall building being faced down by the famous Birmingham Bull of The Bull Ring. It was busy, first they moved our room to a bigger space, then they had to bring in more chairs – Thanks Midlands ,…

Skype visit with author Kathryn Evans

I am delighted to be able to take part in Authors For Refugees, an online auction to raise  much needed, urgent funds for the refugee camps in Europe. Please take a look at all the auction offers, there are some amazing things – a trip around Jackie Morris Art studio for one! I am offering…

Edinburgh Book Festival – Unusual and Unexpected.

This weekend  was probably the best booky weekend I have ever had for I was hosted by the marvellous folk at Edinburgh Book Festival. The Festival takes place in a little corner of  magic called Charlotte Square Gardens. A lovely little green, surrounded by white pavillions and the rather marvellous Spiegletent. There’s a book shop, obviously,…

The Joy of #Yalc

#Yalc= Young Adults Literature Convention Last year I saw all the excitement around YALC  and was just desperate to be there. So this year, by hook or by crook, I wasn’t going to miss it.  

#IAmAFeminist

Whoa! What a twitter backlash there’s been to that hashtag!  So many haters! But there were some who genuinely seemed interested in answers so, here you go, all opinions my own, all facts as accurate as I can make them:

Second Book Syndrome

Well Meaning Pal ( WMP) “Hey Kathy, how’s the new book coming along?” Me: Look at this thing I did on Instagram. WMP: So the new book..? Me: Yeah, sorry, I’ve got fencing training, and I don’t want to be late…   WMP: I heard it was much easier to get a second book published. Me: WHY…

Fantasy versus Reality. Books, Brexit and Being Best.

It’s a hard thing to explain that while striving to be your very  best, being average in the bigger picture is actually just fine. We can’t all be the best of the best. We can’t. Being our own best self is what’s important. Here’s a Fantasy V Reality comparison of : Getting An Agent  My Fantasy: A fabulous book…