Author Interviews

1 July 2017

Behind Every Happy Leader... By Andro Donovan

Behind every happy leader there is a strong and supportive partner who provides the space and anchors his or her other half. However, the quality of the relationship can be ...

30 June 2017

Property Versus Pension – Which Is Best For Your Long-Term Future?

With many of us now leaving university under appreciable debt, entering an employment environment in which the days of the ‘job for life’ are over, and with our retirement age ...

30 June 2017

The Three's A Charm Authors Tell Us About The Inspiration For Their Short Stories

Six authors, one book, three's a charm.  I began writing romance for two reasons. (1) I always have to have a happy ending and (2) my mind can take me ...

29 June 2017

10 Reasons To Find Yourself Before Involving Anyone Else By Caroline Grace Cassidy

In The Importance of Being Me we follow Courtney who has just been left by her husband and who is full of self-loathing that she married the wrong man and ...

29 June 2017

10 Things Author Jack McMasters Wants His Readers to Know About Him

I'm not a 'natural' writer. I know others whose prose seems to flow from them without effort, but I have to think about what I want to write at great ...

29 June 2017

My Top 10 Books Set In A Different Era By Jenny Ashcroft

I’ve always loved losing myself in stories from another time, a different world. As a child, my favourite books were those set in the past; the only thing that’s changed ...

29 June 2017

My Top Tips for Sightseeing In Paris By Carol Drinkwater

Carol Drinkwater’s new novel, The Lost Girl, is out now. It is set mostly in France, including Paris. Carol has shared her top tips for sightseeing in Paris this summer. ...

29 June 2017

Rafel Nadal Farreras Discusses His New Book 'The Last Son's Secret'

How would you describe your book and what happens in it? With fascism and the two world wars in the background, The Last Son’s Secret draws a mural of the ...

29 June 2017

My Inspiration For The Woman in the Wood By Lesley Pearse

The inspiration for my new book The Woman in the Wood came about by pure chance. I had arranged to have a couple of days in the New Forest with ...

29 June 2017

My Top Tips For Making The Most Of Your Beach Hut By Lucy Clarke

There’s something quintessentially British about the sight of brightly painted beach huts jostling together on the shore. Author Lucy Clarke has grown up spending her summers in her family beach ...

29 June 2017

Ten Things You Never Knew About Numismatics

Numismatics or Coin Collecting is a fulfilling hobby that can extend from one denomination to a whole Monarch, or simply a collection of Beatrix Potter 50p’s. There are hundreds of ...

29 June 2017

A Day In The Life of A (So-Called) Author

Five o’clock in the morning, I wake up, jump out of bed, get dressed according to the weather, then go for a five or six kilometre run in the woods. ...

29 June 2017

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

Jane Corry is a Sunday-Times best-selling author, published by Penguin. She lives in the south west with her second husband and their dog. Her three grown up children are always ...

29 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jack Ford

My therapist told me to try stand-up comedy - which I did, but I knew I had no future in it when I did a gig at the comedy store ...

29 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Rowan Coleman

To celebrate the release of her new book The Summer of Impossible Things, Rowan Coleman tells us a bit more about the author behind the books.  I'm dyslexic. It's tricky, ...

29 June 2017

5 Reasons Why It's Important To Pause By Danielle Marchant

If you find your days fly by in a haze, with you trying to do a million things at once, running on a totally empty tank and hoping no one ...

29 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Mark Sennen

My birthday is on 24th January. On that date in 1984, Ted Bundy, one of America’s worst serial killers, was executed. That’s a complete coincidence. It’s not like I’ve got ...

29 June 2017

How Writing 'Dear You: A Letter To My Unborn Children', Has Helped Me Deal With My Grief

Tessa Broad tried for years for children; she suffered the indignities of unsympathetic and callous doctors, public humiliation and the constant questions about the state of her fertility. This is ...

29 June 2017

Exclusive interview with Fern Britton on her new book 'The Postcard'

Fern Britton's new book The Postcard comes out on paperback today, so we caught up with her to talk about her inspiration behind the story and why Cornwall is so ...
28 June 2017

8 Ways To Protect Your Professional Reputation By Warren Cass

It was Warren Buffet who said “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.” This ...

28 June 2017

9 Ways Decluttering Can Help With Emotional Issues

Decluttering’s about so much more than just ‘stuff’. Making a change to your home can have many positive impacts on your life. Our home reflects the way we see and ...

27 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Taylor Adams

To celebrate the release of his new book No Exit, Taylor Adams tells us a little bit more about himself.  Her name is Clementine, she weighs 5 pounds, and she’s ...

27 June 2017

Lola White Discusses Her New Book Salacious Sale

They say that desperation is the mother of all…well, bizarre schemes. Sometimes, people get so desperate they start hatching wild plots, in both love and business. Ask any entrepreneur and ...

26 June 2017

10 Ways To Shed Fat Super Fast Before You Head Off On Holiday

Eggs score high on a scale called the ‘satiety index’ which measures the ability of foods to induce feelings of fullness and reduce subsequent calorie intake thanks to their richness ...

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