More of Me is One Year Old

By Kathryn Evans I feel like I should have a little birthday tea. One year ago today, my first book was born. After more than 15 years of trying, I became an actual, real life  published author. My debut YA novel More of Me was released by Usborne  to U.K. readers. The birth was celebrated by…

20 Author Rejections

From SCBWI British Isles Members. It’s the 20th anniversary of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It’s the only largest organisation for published AND unpublished writers in the world and I’ve been part of it for years. Holding hands with fellow writers as we climb through the snowdrift of rejection letters to publication has…

#LostandFound in Guildford !

By Kathryn Evans   What a fab night we had  when we took our #LostandFound tour to  Guildford Waterstones – hosted by the fabulous Amber, chaired by the wondrous book blogger  Faye and live tweeted by the nibble fingered Jim @Yayeahyeah ( even though he was poorly). I think we had a room full of writers…

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…