About Authorfy

Engaging, accessible and interactive creative writing masterclasses.
Join Authorfy and be taught by award-winning, bestselling children’s authors!

Where creativity comes to life

Voted the UK’s ‘Best Educational Provider’, the team behind Authorfy have taught thousands of children and worked with some of the world’s biggest children’s publishers to make reading and writing interactive, accessible, engaging and fun. After being inundated with requests from teachers and parents around the world, we are delighted to share our approaches and award-winning resources in a way that appeals to the YouTube generation. We give you… Authorfy.

In collaboration with our publishing partners, we’ve developed exciting and original videos in which children’s authors share their unique approach to creative writing and pass on their love for literacy. Our corresponding activity packs have been produced to inspire students to engage with the authors’ style of writing, and through the platform we’re giving them the chance to have their work read and reviewed by the authors themselves!

Authorfy can be used at school or at home, and be adapted to suit curriculum targets or the individual needs of the student. Five new author masterclasses and activity packs will be uploaded each term, plus author readings, book extracts, competitions, and much more. Join the Authorfy Army today and help us bring creativity to life!

Preview an Authorfy Masterclass with our ambassador,
Abi Elphinstone
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  • Mrs Robinson, Parent

    ‘I signed up to Authorfy about a month ago to help my son become more confident with his writing. It had an instant positive impact. He has gone from hesitantly writing ten lines to knocking out a full page of A4 in less than 28 days, and we are really enjoying it. He is spontaneously writing now and more importantly, is much more confident.’

  • Whitchurch CofE Primary School

    Just signed up to Authorfy and it’s just fabulous! Stuffed full of inspiring authors and well thought-out lessons. It’s a must for every school. – Jo Clarke, School Librarian

  • Mrs Tyler, Parent

    ‘Mia loves the site, has entered a couple of competitions and watched loads of the author videos. She loves the Guy Bass one! All good practice and such a positive platform. So many children could benefit from this in class!’

  • The Week Junior

    A fantastic resource for teachers! – The Week Junior Magazine

  • Cannon Park Primary School

    I’m on the website! How quick & easy was that? So many exciting resources, I don’t know where to start… – Miss Cleveland, Cannon Park Primary School, Coventry

  • The Green School for Girls

    I used the first Masterclass in our Creative Writing Club, it was amazing! We are part of the army forever! Even though they are KS2 Masterclasses, these girls were in year 9 and they really loved it. – Mrs Gray, Librarian, The Green School for Girls

  • Piers Torday

    ‘Teaching literacy may make people technically literate but goals and tests do not engender a love of reading or writing for pleasure. Learning to read or write in any meaningful way can only come from encouraging a deep, innate and instinctive human hunger for curiosity, play and joy. I believe every school child is entitled to the opportunity to express themselves and develop through their creativity.’ – Authorfy Ambassador, Piers Torday

  • Abi Elphinstone

    ‘With exciting videos featuring authors of every genre and a range of brilliantly original teaching resources, Authorfy is set to rekindle a love of reading and writing within a generation of children and I couldn’t be prouder to be an ambassador for such a wonderful and inspiring project.’ – Authorfy Ambassador, Abi Elphinstone

  • Terra Nova Prep School

    Have been using the fab resources on the Authorfy website which have really helped to engage the children in the process of writing – Ms Capewell, Head of English, Terra Nova Prep School, Staffordshire


1 in 5
Children leave primary school unable to read at a standard that will ensure they are well placed to succeed at secondary school.
since 2012
The biggest decrease in weekly book reading has been among 3-10 year olds.
Improvement in learning through visuals.
Of parents answered ‘yes’ when asked whether they think more time should be spent on creative writing in school.
Of teachers answered ‘yes’ when asked whether they believe their students would be inspired by as well as benefit from receiving author feedback.