Colin Shelbourn is a professional cartoonist from Cumbria.
His work has appeared in Private Eye, Reader’s Digest and The Times and his humorous postcards can be found all over the Lake District.
Colin's writing highlights include working with Hunter Davies on The Good Guide to the Lakes, as a researcher for Melvyn Bragg's The Maid of Buttermere and co-authoring the Great Drives book with Stirling Moss.
His favourite and most personal book is Drawing Cartoons, which arose out of 10 years running cartoon workshops.
His illustrations appear in many of his own books and those of other authors.
Find Out More:
1) Colin's website: http://shelbourn.com/
2) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/colinshelbourn
3) Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/colinshelbourn
4) Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Colin-Shelbourn/e/B001KC8450/
5) Colin's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/colinshelbourn/
Interview Talking Points:
1) DC Thomson's Starblazer comic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starblazer
2) Colin's column in the local newspaper: http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/author/profile/25918.Colin_Shelbourn/
3) Joining the Society of Authors: http://www.societyofauthors.org/Join/Eligibility
4) Ronald Searle cartoons: http://punch.photoshelter.com/gallery/Ronald-Searle-Cartoons/G0000ZUQrEilxBU4/
5) D.C.Thomson publications: https://www.dcthomson.co.uk/
6) Colin Shelbourn in The Westorland Gazette: http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/author/profile/25918.Colin_Shelbourn/
7) Frank Hampson, creator of Dan Dare: http://frankhampsonartwork.co.uk/
8) The Society of Authors: http://www.societyofauthors.org/
9) Hardknott Pass in Cumbria: https://www.visitcumbria.com/wc/hardknott-pass/
10) Lilian Harry's Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/LilianHarry
11) My Society of Authors event: http://www.societyofauthors.org/Events/Events/The-Author-Business
12) Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS): https://www.alcs.co.uk/