Author Interviews

1 November 2017

10 Terrifyingly Funny Horror/Comedy Stories

Horror/comedy is a weird little sub-genre when it comes to literature. For starters, it’s hard to define what qualifies a book as horror/comedy. Does it have to be scary? Does ...

1 November 2017

10 Steps To Fire Up Your Career By Zena Everett

Zena Everett is a London-based motivational speaker, executive coach specialising in career confidence, work goals productivity and performance issues. Her book – Mind Flip - is a must-read career manual ...

31 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Faith Martin

In a way, I’m sort of a product of World War Two! My mother is a Birmingham lass, born and bred, but when she was 18, just after the end ...

31 October 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Nicole Blades

I speak French. I’m a proud Canadian, born and raised in Montreal, so I learned to speak French as my second language. But I must admit, it’s rather rusty these ...

31 October 2017

How To Write Despite The Internet By Christopher Farnsworth

There was a time when I dreamed of having unlimited time to write. When I wouldn’t have to deal with the distractions of regular deadlines as a reporter, or even ...

30 October 2017

10 Little Known Yet Important Facts About Must See Musicals

Musical films have occupied a bright and often brassy part of the cinema equation for nine decades. To celebrate the publication of Must-See Musicals, author Richard Barrios has gone beyond ...

30 October 2017

My Top Reads For Black History Month By Lola Jaye

This book will always occupy a special slot in my bookshelf - and my heart - as it allowed me to fully devour and appreciate the wonderful writings of the ...

30 October 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About Prepper Fiction By P.A. Glaspy

Prepper fiction is almost non-fiction. Most prepper fiction (zombies aside) is based on events that could happen. Because of this, prepper fiction authors take a lot of heat for some of ...

30 October 2017

How To Treat Yourself While Still Losing Weight

Eating in moderation and enjoying a little of what you like mitigates the inevitable binges that come from denying yourself the foods you love. So follow the Artful Eating ‘how ...

30 October 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Writing A Historical Romance By Louise Roberts

Although I have been asked to provide only ten things about writing a Historical Romance, in truth, there are a lot more topics one could draw on to make the ...

30 October 2017

8 Things I Love About Christmas

Writing a Christmas book every year means a large part of my year is immersed in Christmas,  so I really have to love it to spend so much time wrapped ...

27 October 2017

Misdefending The Realm By Antony Percy

Author of Misdefending the Realm Ever since the Nazi threat emerged in the early 1930s, Winston Churchill had believed that the Soviet Union would have to join the Allies for ...

27 October 2017

Rosie Blake Discusses Her New Book 'How To Get A Love Life'

With How to Get A Love Life, I wanted it to be a fun, readable book with a few "ha, ha, this book cracks me up" moments popped in for ...

27 October 2017

How Writing For Pantomime Helped Me To Become An Author By Rosie Blake

I never wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be an actress. At university I was cast as Alice in a student pantomime taking off Alice in Wonderland. I ...

27 October 2017

10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned Through Researching My Books By J Merrill Forrest

Author of ‘Flight of the Kingfisher’ and ‘The Waiting Gate’ We might not like everyone we meet. It might be a matter of incompatible chemistry, but it could just be ...

27 October 2017

10 Images From The Way It Was By David Lewis-Hodgson

Sixties photojournalist David Lewis-Hodgson talks about 10 of the photographs from his new book The Way It Was and explains why they are so special to him.  The 60s was a fascinating ...

26 October 2017

10 Things I Love About Christmas By Tilly Tennant

When our kids were little, like so many kids they hated waiting for their presents. So we caved in one Christmas eve and told them they could choose a single gift ...

25 October 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sue Turton

I grew up in a small Yorkshire village and went to a run-of-the-mill comprehensive but the world opened up when on board ship with my father who was a Captain ...

25 October 2017

The Best Kept Secret To Creating A Positive Relationship

It’s easy to fall into the trap of focusing on what gets on our nerves about our partner. It’s inevitable that we start to take our partner for granted too ...

24 October 2017

10 Things I Learned On My Way To Becoming A Writer By T R Ragan

Passion can find you when you least expect it. I was thirty-three, pregnant, and on leave of absence from work. The minute I finished Jude Deveraux’s A Knight in Shining ...

24 October 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About Witches By Syd Moore

Say witch and most will think of a bad tempered old biddy with malevolent intent. But the bald fact of the matter is that most of those executed for witchcraft ...

24 October 2017

The 10 Least Likely Things To Be Said On Christmas Day

To celebrate the release of her new book, author Tracy Bloom shares the things we would never say on 25th December.  No really, I insist that I make Christmas dinner ...

24 October 2017

10 Reasons To Buy A Rare Book This Christmas

There are rare and vintage books covering a variety of interests, including original works on travel, fashion, architecture, gardening, naval history, sports, autobiographies, fiction and so on. The choice is ...
24 October 2017

Evolution Of The Beast By Peternelle Van Arsdale

The two questions I’m asked most often are 1) what inspired you to write The Beast Is an Animal, and 2) why do you write for young adults. I realized ...

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