Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2025

Our Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook turns 21 this year!

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2025

The 118th edition of our bestselling guide full of writing and publishing advice from the very best in the industry.

How to Write
Writers' & Artists' Guide to How to Write

Learn the craft of effective storytelling with the Writers' & Artists' Guide to How to Write.

A Writer's Journal Workbook by Lucy van Smit
A Writer's Journal Workbook

How do you discover your voice? What does that even mean? And what can you do to improve your writing?


Events & Courses

Storytelling through Illustration
26th June 2024 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online

Illustrations have the power to tell a story, whether you are creating a graphic novel or illustrating children's books. 

Join illustrator...

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Crafting Plot and Structure
1st July 2024 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Online
Join award-winning author Sam Sedgman for a perfectly-paced masterclass in plotting and structuring stories of all kinds.
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Building Your Creative Wellbeing
22nd July 2024 12:30pm to 1:30pm, Online

Build great wellbeing for your creative life everyday.

Mental flexibility is a human super-power. In this taster workshop ahead of...

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Building the Creative You: Insight, Emergence and Engagement
9th September 2024 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Online

Do you want to unleash your creative brain?

In this session Andrew Wright from Action Your Potential will explore and explain how the...

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Recently started discussions

Recently shared works

Tourists Go Home - Travel Book Excerpt
by Hannah Boardman
10th June 2024

When I tell people I lived for two months in Mexico they imagine me sitting on white sand beaches, sipping...

The trail
by John Jones
17th May 2024

In his expensive, light grey suit, unshined shoes, I watch him in his deep sleep, in my cream coloured ...

NEW: Truth or Scare [Book #1 in Lana Lazar's Hallow Street]
by Lana Lazar
4th February 2024

“Scare,” he whispered. “Scare, Chloe.”
I started to back away, my hands held up as though to protect myself.
“I really don't-”

Videos & podcasts

Building Your Creative Wellbeing

Andrew Wright from Action Your Potential talks about the taster session 'Building Your Creative Wellbeing' he'll be running this summer. Andrew...