Author Interviews

20 October 2017

Amy Miller’s Top 10 Tips On Writing A Wartime Saga

FAMILY:  Most families have some amazing stories in their past, which make great inspiration for a saga. In my own family, I have a great aunt who fell pregnant aged ...

20 October 2017

My Inspiration For The Betrayal By Anne Allen

‘The Betrayal’, like the 5th  book, ‘Echoes of Time’, is dual-time, with chapters set during WWII and the present day. The events I describe during the Occupation are based on ...

19 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sarah Denzil

Writing is my first real career – I consider everything that came before I published my first book a job, because my heart wasn’t in it, and I was drifting ...

19 October 2017

Review: Dog, Yogi, Banyan Tree By Dr Rajan Sankaran

With the hustle and bustle of modern life, we often forget the importance of living in the moment. And that’s a problem as forever chasing tomorrow, or reflecting on yesterday, ...

19 October 2017

Q And A With Daisy Styles On Christmas With The Bomb Girls

To celebrate the release of her new book, Christmas with the Bomb Girls, Daisy Styles answered some of our questions.  What or who was your inspiration for writing about these ...

19 October 2017

10 Things I Think About When Writing A Novel By Lily Graham

Layering two genres is a balancing act. Every author has their own style, but the books I write are a blend of genres. From romance to mystery and magical realism, ...

19 October 2017

How I Felt After Giving Up Sugar

I became interested in cooking in the 70s when I was first married. We entertained more at home than in restaurants in those days. As I was a sugar addict, ...

19 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Carol Rivers

When I was young I once worked as surgery receptionist to a hot ‘dishy doc’ to-die for! As in, I almost died of embarrassment when I reversed my tatty old ...

19 October 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Diane Allen

My main hobbies are, collecting antiques. Especially from the Victorian period, my house is reflected in some of my books, especially the pottery I describe. I also have a great ...

19 October 2017

10 Daily Habits That Calm The Mind

By Ruth Williams, Psychologist and Managing Director at Department Store for the Mind My favourite breathing technique is the 7-11 one. Try to breathe from your tummy and when you ...

19 October 2017

10 Ways To Be Emotionally Intelligent

By Nicole Soames, Author of The Negotiation Book Research shows that the secret to success in work and life is Emotional Intelligence. People with high levels of EQ - the ...

19 October 2017

7 Tips For Dating With Purpose

When we are in touch with our Purpose we know ourselves deeply. We know what's important to us, what we love and... what turns us on body and soul. Clarity ...

17 October 2017

How To Avoid Burnout At Work

Jane doesn’t feel the same about work anymore. Something’s changed. She can’t put her finger on when it changed - it didn’t happen overnight - more like a gradual slow ...

17 October 2017

Making Peace With Your Body: Learn To Have A Positive Body Image

Humans are the only mammals on the planet that have a negative image of their body.  Nothing else quite demonstrates the madness of our human condition, quite as much as ...

17 October 2017

How To Write Science Stories By Cindy Cipriano

I’m in the midst of doing what I love. Writing. Working on the third book in the Miller’s Island Mysteries series, or MIMS, which is published by Vulpine Press. MIMS ...

16 October 2017

How To Be A Writer By Louise Dean

Readers don't care too much about your education or your fine words. You may be using your best cutlery, the silverware that's kept in a satin-lined box, but it's still ...

16 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Fanny Blake

I go to the theatre much more often than is good for my bank account. But, every time, as the lights dim and a hush settles over the audience, I get ...

16 October 2017

10 Images From Landscape Photographer Of The Year

To celebrate the release of Landscape Photographer of the Year- Collection 11, here are just ten images to whet your appetite. Paul Fowles, Alone against the Torrent, Elan Valley, Mid ...

15 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Charlie Kiss

I am a classic transgender person, in the sense that I was born with a female body but always felt that this was wrong. Even when I thought I was a ...

13 October 2017

Top 10 Tips for Writing Your Debut Novel By C. J. Evans

RESEARCH YOUR SUBJECT – If you intend to write about something or somewhere that is not familiar to you make sure you do your research or it will be blindingly obvious ...

13 October 2017

How To Write Dark Fiction By Simon P Clark

Oscar Wilde said a lot of things, but I think about this one a lot: Miss Prism: Do not speak slightingly of the three-volume novel, Cecily. I wrote one myself ...

13 October 2017

10 Things I Look For In A Psychological Thriller

Barbara Copperthwaite is the USA Today bestselling author of psychological thrillers INVISIBLE, FLOWERS FOR THE DEAD, and THE DARKEST LIES. Her new book, HER LAST SECRET, is out today, Friday ...

13 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Barbara Copperthwaite

Barbara Copperthwaite is the bestselling author of psychological thrillers INVISIBLE and FLOWERS FOR THE DEAD. Her new book, THE DARKEST LIES, is out today. To celebrate its release, we asked ...

12 October 2017

5 Ways To Relax At Work By Robbie Steinhouse

It’s very easy to get caught up in the buzz of work, and not give yourself time to step out and relax. Yet brief periods of relaxation actually make you ...

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