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Writing Adaptations: Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

  Supposedly, there are only seven types of story in the world, which means that most of us writers – most of the time – must be adapting a pre-existing story. Retellings (of Jane Austen, Greek myths and fairy tales, to give just a few examples) are deservedly popular. But of... More

Writing in partnership: Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

  We asked Katharine and Elizabeth Corr, co-authors of A Throne of Swans, to give us some insider information on how they write together…   Liz: Both of us have been writing since we were young. I remember producing a lot of (pretty cringeworthy) fan fiction. Kate: Me too! Tolkien... More

A Throne of Swans – Sneak Peek

  The most thrilling fantasy you’ll read this year is out now.    A Throne of Swans by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr, authors of The Witches Kiss Trilogy, is a brilliant new fantasy novel publishing TODAY!   To celebrate, we wanted to share an extract from the book with you... More

Behind the Scenes: A Throne of Swans Cover

  “Now my Father is dead, I am the only swan here. And I do not fly…” A Throne of Swans by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr is a brilliant new fantasy novel and the start of an irresistible duology set in a world where the flightless are ruled by those... More

Throne of Swans Pre-Order

    A dark and glittering fairytale to make your heart take flight – Vic James On January 9th 2020, we will be publishing a brilliant new fantasy novel from the authors of The Witches Kiss trilogy.  A Throne of Swans by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr is the start of... More

Tarot Reading with Deirdre Sullivan and the Corr Sisters

    I’ve been fascinated by the Tarot since I got my first deck as a teenager. But over the process of writing Perfectly Preventable Deaths, I’ve gotten more into the study of it. I find it a really useful tool for checking in with myself and working out how... More

Magic and Wellbeing with Deirdre Sullivan

  Madeline, the protagonist of Perfectly Preventable Deaths, lives in a world where magic is possible. Not the wand-bearing, charm-spouting magic of wizards and witches, but a more earthy, instinctive magic. Sometimes she wakes up, and needs to gather salt, or pick some green sage or mint, or gather rusty nails... More

Halloween Giveaway 2019

Something wicked this way comes… It’s nearly Halloween and to celebrate all things spooky we’re giving away ten book bundles!     Whats up for grabs: Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre Sullivan…A lyrical, dark magic tale with prose reminiscent of Angela Carter and a simmering plot the Sabrina reboot wishes... More

Maggot Moon Giveaway

Win tickets to see Maggot Moon at the Unicorn Theatre…   We are very excited to announce that, in partnership with the Unicorn Theatre, we are giving away four tickets to see their production of Maggot Moon adapted from the CARNEGIE Medal and COSTA Award winning novel by Sally Gardner.  ... More

Into the Crooked Place Pre-order

Desperate times call for desperate magic…  We are SO excited to be publishing Into the Crooked Place on October 8th. It’s the first in a brand new duology by Alexandra Christo, author of To Kill a Kingdom. Magic rules the city of Creije Capital and Tavia Syn knows just how... More

Queen of Nothing Pre-order

On November 19th we will be publishing the THRILLING finale in Holly Black’s Folk of the Air series, The Queen of Nothing. To celebrate, we’re offering a special enamel ‘Scheming great schemes’ pin and bookmark for those who pre-order a copy before November 18th 23.59 and send in a copy... More

Which witch is the best witch?

We’re so excited for the very witch-y Perfectly Preventable Deaths by the EXTRAORDINARY Deirdre Sullivan. A bit about the book for your entertainment: Sixteen-year-old twins Madeline and Catlin move to a new life in Ballyfrann, a strange isolated Irish town, a place where the earth is littered with small corpses and... More

Yasmin Rahman on Mental Health

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. In Yasmin Rahman’s incredible novel ‘All The Things We Never Said,’ three young girls- Mehreen, Cara and Olivia- struggle with mental health issues. Mehreen refers to her depression as her Chaos, the dark thoughts that slip in when she’s feeling her most vulnerable.... More

The Queen of Nothing Excerpt

The final book in The Folk of the Air trilogy doesn’t publish until next year, but to tide you over here’s a sneak peek of what to expect… The screen door bangs. Then Taryn rushes in front of me, her gown blowing in the morning breeze. If I didn’t know what... More