Author Interviews

13 July 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Nicky Dee

author of the 'What's so Special about Dinosaurs?' series - www.specialdinosaurs.com. My childhood ambition was to become the 'Chief Taster' at Crisp the Walker's crisp factory! Sadly, an unrequited ambition, ...

12 July 2017

5 Things That ACTUALLY Make People Happy & 5 Things People THINK Make Them Happy

Everyone is in search of happiness at some conscious and sub-conscious level. Intuitively, people know that social interactions instill happiness. Some people would say that they alone can make themselves ...

12 July 2017

5 Things You May Not Know About The Reformation By Tim Chester

500 years ago a young German monk walked from his monastery, across the town of Wittenberg, to the Castle Church. The door of the church acted as a kind of ...

12 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Helen Line

I entered this world on June 23rd 1956 in a tiny back to back house in Tipton, West Midlands. As the third child in a house that consisted of two ...

12 July 2017

Exclusive Extract From The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old is published on 13th July, Penguin, Paperback, £7.99, so to celebrate we have an exclusive extract for you.  THE OLD-BUT-NOT-DEAD ...

11 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jade Winters

When I begin writing a novel, I find it easier to kick-start my creative juices by writing by hand. It’s a case of the pen is mightier than the Qwerty ...

11 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Tony Riches

I enjoy the challenge of writing from a different point of view. One of my books is about my wife’s ancestor Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, who was imprisoned for ...

11 July 2017

10 Tips On Adjusting To Life As A Full-Time Author By Jade Winters

So you want to give up the day job and become a full-time writer? Just enjoying the act of writing isn't enough. It requires organisation and dedication. Take a look ...

11 July 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Grady Hendrix

I Grew Up in A Normal Place - Everyone was happy all the time, and if they weren’t there would be consequences. If anyone ever vanished there was always a ...

11 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Fred Van Lente

I'll never lie to you. I’m a late bloomer.  I wanted to be a novelist since I was 12, and then I went to school for screenwriting and hated it, ...

11 July 2017

Crissy Smith Discusses The Inspiration For Her New Book 'Pack Community'

Finding a home, a place, a community that makes you feel safe and comfortable isn’t always easy. The experiences from our pasts can help or hinder where we find that ...

11 July 2017

Top 10 Tips For Writing A Sequel By Jade Winters

Writing a sequel can be daunting, especially if book one was a success. Don't let that put you off - feel the fear and do it anyway! Jade Winters, an ...

10 July 2017

Getting Paid To Make Up Lies By David Collenette

Fiction’s important. Why did we go to the moon? Because people like Jules Verne invented fantasies asking, “What if?” Show me a strong reader and I’ll show you someone who ...

10 July 2017

How To Use Your Brain To Reach Your Full Potential

Psychologist and behaviour expert Phillip Adcock on how you can harness your grey matter to create a successful life Brains -- we all have one, but how much do we ...

10 July 2017

10 Things I Want My Readers To Know About Me By Rasheda Ashanti Malcolm

I’m a pescetarian, which simply means I love a diet of fish. Having said that, I don’t eat shell fish, shrimps or any oyster or cockle looking things, yuk! Any ...

10 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Paula Lennon

As a young child growing up in the West Midlands, I was a voracious reader of adventure tales.  Every bookshelf was filled with Enid Blyton books: Mallory Towers, St Clares, ...

10 July 2017

10 Things Rowena Macdonald Wants Her Readers to Know About Her

I’ve worked at the House of Commons for sixteen years. I took the job because the long recesses that we used to get (but, sadly, don’t any more) allowed me ...

10 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By L J Ross

I grew up in beautiful Northumberland. For those who’ve never been…why not?! It’s a land of castles, coastlines and sweeping landscapes that have inspired everyone from Tolkien to George R. ...

8 July 2017

10 Things I Want My Readers To Know About Me By Cressida McLaughlin

I didn’t always want to be a writer.  I’ve always loved reading, but didn’t want to write a book of my own until my mid-twenties.  I studied English Literature at ...

7 July 2017

Skin Throughout The Ages By Abigail James

At every age there are natural process’s which bring their own visible, physical and mental individuality. The ageing process is inevitable, the key is to get the best out of ...

7 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By David Leadbeater

To celebrate the release of his new book The Relic Hunters, author David Leadbeater tells us a little bit more about himself.  I submitted my first book to a publisher ...

7 July 2017

Six Steps To Telling The Story Of Your Life By Paul A Mendelson

To celebrate the release of his new book In The Matter of Isabelle, Paul A Mendelson writes a piece especially for us.  Find the idea that refuses to die!  We ...

7 July 2017

Exclusive Extract From Secrets Lies And Fireworks By Pamela L Todd

For the sake of her future, she must look to her past. It has been almost five years since Seth and Cassidy got their happily ever after and they are ...

7 July 2017

Sam Bourne Discusses His New Book 'To Kill The President'

To celebrate the release of his new novel, To Kill The President, we caught up with Sam Bourne to find out about his inspiration for the book and writing as ...

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