Posts by Z. R. Southcombe

The Inspiration behind ‘What Stars Are Made Of’

There were two main prongs of inspiration for this book: mental health, and The BFG. Not exactly related, I know, but...

Extra bits – behind the scenes & time lapse video

Extra bits – behind the scenes & time lapse video

A fun time lapse video, plus you can see pages from my notebook / sketchbook in my super messy handwriting. This goes back to the first draft for The Caretaker of Imagination, and my storyboarding for What Stars Are Made Of.

Debut Book Release: a wordless picture book

Debut Book Release: a wordless picture book

So, I’m super excited to announce the release of my first book (which, ironically, has no words). It’s a picture...