Category: Author Advice

Author Perspective: Mark Dorey

Tomser Cat Books by Mark and Liz Dorey

Canterbury Creatives met with South Wales author Mark Dorey in the beautiful Lazix coffee shop in Butchery Lane. Mark spoke eloquently about his experiences of book design, publishing, story telling and marketing. Tomser Cat Books Mark and his wife Liz

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How to Illustrate and Create Books for Children

Andrew Buller, author of The Rhymers, children's picture book alphabet rhyming characters

My name is Andrew Buller and I am author of the children’s picture book series The Rhymers. Within this piece I share my writing journey, as well as the tools and techniques I have used to successfully self-publish my books;

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Why I love my job…

As I stood in the woods near my home this morning I was struck by just how much I love what I do! To be establishing as a writer, illustrator, author is totally awesome! Yet that has not always been the

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Becoming An Author

It’s a great thing when you can finally turn to someone who asks “what do you do?” and reply “I’m an author!” It is what I have dreamed of becoming for many years now. It is something I have worked

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