Author Interviews

6 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Liz Eeles

Cornwall’s always been one of my favourite places, even before Poldark took his top off and picked up a scythe. I fell in love with the wild and wonderful county ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Kellie Hailes

I was this close to being named after a racehorse. I very nearly came into this world as Toni Renee after my mother took a shine to a racehorse of ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Will Campbell

Reading is one of my great loves. Like all writers, I read a lot. Reading is a source of ideas and inspiration, a “standing on the shoulders of giants” you ...

5 October 2017

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

I love fashion. When I was a child, my older sister and I would spend hours waltzing around in fantastic old evening gowns with sequins and fishtails that an actress ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Nicky Harman

I’m a literary translator from Chinese. Give me a novel or a story, an essay or a poem, and I’ll turn it into English. I’ve been doing it for twenty ...

5 October 2017

5 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Cerrie Burnell

I couldn’t read until I was nine. The first four years of my school life were spent happily gazing out of windows or dreamily listening to conversations happening in the ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jane O'Reilly

I live near London, but I grew up in Yorkshire. I miss the hills and the sheep, but I’m not sure I could go back. London has everything and everyone, ...

5 October 2017

7 Ways To Tell If Someone Is Lying To You By A.F. Brady

First of all, it’s important to know that if someone is a seasoned liar who has been perfecting their craft for a long time, you’re probably not going to be ...

5 October 2017

A Day In The Life Of Me By Casey Watson

You know, when I set out to write this, I thought it was going to be fairly straightforward. But then it dawned on me, I don’t really have any straightforward ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About My By Zosia Wand

I love stories in any form, but I have a passion for books as physical objects, the feel of them, the smell of them.  I like books that have been ...

5 October 2017

7 Things You Never Knew About The Night Sky By Kelsey Oseid

Kelsey Oseid releases her new book What We See In The Stars today so she shares some facts about the night sky to celebrate.  Not all constellations are made of ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Holly Webb

I didn’t want to be a writer at all. As a child I wanted to be a librarian, so I could sit in the library and read all the books ...

5 October 2017

A Day In The Life Of Me By Chris Nickson

I read the news today, oh boy… Well, I do that every day. Several times. The first time quite early. I’m a morning person, usually up around 4.30 – 5.00 ...

5 October 2017

10 Things Author Donald M. Bell Want His Readers To Know About Him

The first thing you need to know about me is I’ve wanted to be an author ever since I was five years old. So, finishing this book makes me feel ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Catherine Ferguson

I set up a successful business in the late 1990s – with my partner at the time - delivering organic fruit and veg to people in Surrey. I spent much ...

5 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Caroline England

Goodness! Too much like therapy, this is going to be tough. When I’m asked this question to break the ice, I usually search for misdirection. Maybe that’s why I write ...

5 October 2017

How I Get In The Christmas Mood By Sarah Morgan

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year, and I’ve learned that the secret to squeezing maximum enjoyment out of the festive season and ensuring it lives up to ...

5 October 2017

My Top 10 American Bakes by Tarek Malouf

I love American baking because it’s so varied, brash and unapologetically tasty. There’s no room for modesty and restraint, but that doesn’t mean your American bakes need to be low-quality, ...

4 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Elena Nikitina

To celebrate the release of Elena Nikitina's new book Girl, Taken, she tells us a little about herself.  I was abducted by a Chechen gang.  Then I got trapped in ...

4 October 2017

11 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jane Bailey

I owe my first publishing break to Beryl Bainbridge. I was doing a creative writing course at The Arvon Foundation (which I thoroughly recommend for serious would-be writers) and one ...

3 October 2017

How Anyone And Anything Can Teach Important Life Lessons

By Dr Rajan Sankaran   We were at loggerheads that day, my seventeen-year-old son Soham and I. Soham was to apply for undergraduate study at a prestigious university in the USA. Normally, ...

3 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jason Tucker

I am married, and we are parents to 3 crazy, but amazing little boys. They are my absolute inspiration and my pride and joy. My house is complete and utter ...

3 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Ian Doescher

Author of the Shakespeare’s Star Wars Series. The Force Doth Awaken is out now from Quirk Books. When I was 15, I spent the summer memorizing Shakespearean soliloquies. No ...

3 October 2017

6 Beautiful African Death Rituals

By African Horror writer, Nuzo Onoh The “Fantasy Coffins” Ritual: The Ga tribe of Ghana are famous for building “Fantasy Coffins” to bury their dead. These coffins have shapes which symbolise ...

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