Author Interviews

17 August 2017

Ten Ways Drawing Has Helped Me Through Difficult Times By Matilda Tristram

Matilda Tristram, an award-winning illustrator and author from London, was diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with her first child four years ago. It was during this time that Matilda realised ...
16 August 2017

10 Things You Need To Know If You Are A Woman Initiating Divorce

More women are initiating divorce than ever before.  Gone are the days when a woman had to ‘put up and shut up’; now if she’s had enough, a woman can ...

15 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers to Know About Me By Min Jin Lee

After I graduated from university in 1990, I went straight to law school. I practiced corporate law for two years, and I had very difficult work hours. As a teenager, ...

15 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Pia De Jong

I was a romantic girl, who loved to read… but my father’s idea of raising me was to build my confidence by taking me on real-life adventures to faraway places ...

14 August 2017

10 Things You Might Not Know About Sherlock Holmes By Bonnie MacBird

SHERLOCK HOLMES... WAS YOUNGER THAN YOU THINK – In 1881, when Holmes and Watson began together, Holmes was only 27.  In many adventures they were in their early thirties --vibrant ...

11 August 2017

A Day In The Life Of Debbie Macomber

I am an early riser. Before even the sun comes up, I greet each day with an attitude of gratitude. In the quiet of the morning, I list five things ...

11 August 2017

Q and A with L.A. Kennedy

To celebrate the release of her new book A Touch Of Frost- we caught up with L.A. Kennedt for a quick Q and A.  L.A. Kennedy is a Canadian-born writer, ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sarra Manning

I'm such a picky eater that I've never even tried baked beans, avocado or tuna fish. I also have a genuine and life-threatening mustard allergy so I am not a ...

10 August 2017

M.A. Bennett Reveals Her Inspiration For Her New Book S.T.A.G.S

JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series, featuring the magical boarding school of Hogwarts, didn’t just become the bestselling children’s books of all time. They had a rather interesting side effect.  The ...

10 August 2017

What’s It Like Growing Up As An Identical Twin? By Hollie Overton

“Are you twins?” It’s a question my sister Heather and I have heard at least a million times.  There was a time when that question made us roll our eyes, ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sonya Lalli

When I was younger, I spent most evenings after school at Tae Kwon Do class. Although I learned how to ‘fight’, Tae Kwon Do is more about respect, self-defense and ...

10 August 2017

10 Books That Inspired Me By Holly Hepburn

This was the first Jill Mansell book I ever read, in my early twenties, and I instantly wanted to hang out with the characters. I was genuinely sad to leave ...

10 August 2017

How To Reduce Stress In Your Life The Lagom Way

Lola Åkerström, author of LAGOM: The Swedish Secret of Living Well, explores how we can reduce stress in our lives with a lagom mindset. The newest Scandinavian trend to hit ...

10 August 2017

Exclusive Extract From Domina By L.S. Hilton

I gave my tall heels a rub with their shoe bag before I stepped into them. Maybe the only thing Elisabeth Teerlinc had in common with Judith Rashleigh was that ...

10 August 2017

7 Reasons Parenthood Makes For Great Storytelling

It’s a universal relationship. Everyone has been either a parent, or a child, or both. As storytellers we try to create those moments where a reader will feel a tingle ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Susan Lewis

The first book I wrote – Cloudesley – was a fantasy adventure for children.  I’ve worked on it since with my stepsons and we’ve had great fun coming up with ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jane Lythell

I wrote my first story when I was seven for my younger sister Caroline. It was about Sally Dumpling, a fairy with curves. She lived in a yellow rose and ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Emma Dibdin

To celebrate the release of her new book The Room by The Lake, Emma Dibdin tells us a little bit about herself.  I moved to New York from London two ...

10 August 2017

The 4 Stages Of Wine Drinking

CJ and PK, who write the Sediment blog, are authors of the humorous new paperback I’ve Bought It, So I’ll Drink It: The joys (or not) of drinking wine. To ...
10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like my Readers To Know About Me By Bella Osborne

I wrote my first story when I was at primary school. It was about a thief who stole the crown jewels and then didn’t know what to do with them. ...

10 August 2017

My Top 10 West End Shows By Natalie Meg Evans

When I first arrived in London in the 1980s you could get into theatres for almost nothing if you were prepared to stand at the back. Then, if you were ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I Want My Readers To Know About Me By Theresa Breslin

Award-winning author Theresa Breslin writes a piece for us upon the release of her new novel, The Rasputin Dagger, a love story set in the Russian Revolution. I’ve written over ...

10 August 2017

Five Tips That Helped Me Finish My Book – And Live More Happily By Tom Winter

Many of us will face mental health issues at some point in our lives. I certainly have, but by getting the help I needed, I lived to tell the tale ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers Knew About Me By Holly Hepburn

This one won't surprise anyone but I have a thing about blacksmiths – fire + muscles + sweat = HELLO! When I was researching the Star and Sixpence stories, I ...

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