“Stroud’s writing is assured and nimble. He’s terrific at mixing the macabre with high-school-level repartee.” The New York Times
Do you want to learn how to create believable worlds, fantastical creatures and characters with magical powers? Get insider tips on writing successful fantasy fiction at this exclusive online Masterclass, with interactive Q&A.
Formerly a book editor, Stroud’s hugely popular YA fiction includes the Bartimaeus trilogy. Ptolemy’s Gate, the third in the series, was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. His new book The Outlaws Scarlett & Browne is set in a fragmented, dystopian Britain. A daring chase story, it’s packed with high adventure, humour and charismatic anti-heroes.
Jonathan Stroud with be conducting this masterclass with Amanda Block.