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5 mistakes every first-time author makes

First-time children's book authors seem to make these five mistakes every time! Learn what they are and how to avoid them.

How to cure writer's block

Okay, so this is an entirely subjective exploration of my own experiences with writer’s block. Whilst the five thoughts below are formed exclusively from my personal challenges navigating...

As a publisher, I hate it when authors do these 5 things ... and love this one.

When Ethicool looks for authors, what do they look for? Discover our criteria with their revealing and surprising post from Ethicool's founder, Teigan.

What does it really feel like to have depression?

What does it really feel like to have depression? We chat in detail with Riley M. Rodgers, the author of a beautiful new children's book on depression.

And we have a winner! Meet Elizabeth Pulsford, the author of But Why?

Drumroll please ... we have a winner! Meet the author who won our Bee Ethicool Author Competition, Elizabeth Pulsford, with her beautiful story But Why?

The Bee Ethicool Author Competition Shortlist

Meet the four incredibly talented authors who are vying to join our team in our inaugural Bee Ethcool Author Competition. Don't forget to cast your vote!

Authors, take note. Here's what we've learnt from the Bee Ethicool Author Competition

The deadline has come and gone on our Bee Ethicool Author Competition. Here's what we've learnt from reviewing over 2000 manuscripts.

How to write AND illustrate a truly inspiring children's book

Ever heard of Maurice Sendak?!? Of course you have, because he's the most famous children's author of all time (and honestly, who doesn't love Where the Wild Things Are?). But...

Are we losing sight of the importance of early literacy?

Millennial parents, hello, hi, hey?!? We think you're forgetting something important. Very important. Read this right now.

Not "Just an Illustrator"...

Some absolutely wonderful words with Francisco Fonseca, the man behind many of Ethicool's magical illustrations.