Author Interviews

26 March 2018

The Best (Worst) Terrible Bosses By T.M. Logan

It doesn’t matter where you work, or what you do. At some point in your life, you’re probably going to find yourself working for a terrible boss. The boss who ...

23 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jake Cross

Ever since my dad started a postal writing course, when I was about ten. I had to try to impress him, because that's what kids do. I started with action ...

23 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Ruth Figgest

I was an entrepreneurial child. My brothers and I charged neighbourhood children money to look over their pets and sold them home-made animal food. Not only lemonade sales on the ...

22 March 2018

10 Reasons I Had To Write The Love Factory

To celebrate the release of her new book The Love Factory, author Elaine Proctor tells us why she felt compelled to write it.  Because I wanted, for once in my ...

22 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sophie Cameron

I wrote my first book when I was six. I say “book”, but it was actually a ten-page rip-off of Dick King-Smith’s Sophie series, with all the characters swapped for ...

22 March 2018

A Day In The Life Of Me By Jodi Ellen Malpas

When I was asked to write a day in the life of me, I snorted at the email.  Because, honestly, it’s really nothing to write home about. Pardon the pun. ...

22 March 2018

A Day In The Life Of Me By Rachel Hore

I’m much worse at getting up in the mornings than I used to be when my children were small. There’s only one of them left at home now, and being ...

22 March 2018

How Boxing Helped Me To Heal

From being a small child, I have always admired the sport of boxing and the boxers who compete, although as a small child I couldn’t have put into words just ...

22 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Erin Knight

I fell into writing. I was a bit lost at the time. I couldn’t juggle running my business with looking after my little boys so I’d recently closed the cake ...

22 March 2018

Fatherhood By David Whitehouse

There are very few ways in which my first son is like Princess Diana. At the time of writing, and unless he’s recently become the patron of a landmine charity ...

22 March 2018

Dr Dawn Harper Discusses Her New Book 'Live Well to 101'

We caught up with Dr Dawn Harper upon the release of her new book Live Well to 101 to find out just how we can live better and longer.  What ...

21 March 2018

10 Things I’d Like My Readers to Know About Me By Chris Merritt

Storytelling is in my family. Thirty years ago, my father used to tell my sister Stephanie and me made up tales of two crime-solving friends called Pete and Sam to ...

20 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Marius Gabriel

I have printer's ink in my veins. I was born to the sole proprietors of a tiny, rural South African newspaper, The Mafeking Mail, famous for having covered the Siege ...

19 March 2018

The 10 Best Things About Writing Holiday Romance By Daisy James

Everyone loves going away on holiday, whether it’s two long weeks in the sun or a short weekend break, or even just an overnight stay. It’s about getting away from ...

16 March 2018

Why Do Straight Women Read Gay Erotica?

Last year I self-published two gay erotic novels based on my life. One is the first in a series, set in Australia, that follows my troubled character, Oscar, as he ...

16 March 2018

Changes In The Lives Of Women Since Victorian Times By Jenifer Roberts

(written upon the release of the paperback of The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England) Women were second-class citizens in the Victorian ...

15 March 2018

Are You Listening? How To Practice Meaningful Listening At Work

One of the seven pillars of cultural greatness is listening. In fact, the companies that know how to listen best and are among the top 5 percent of businesses worldwide. ...

15 March 2018

The Importance of Hanging Around By Brad Parks

It was an audition—only it was designed for a writer. I was a tender twenty-four years old, desperate to land this prized gig at an important daily newspaper, and my ...

15 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Shelan Rodger

My first school was a radio I was born in Nigeria. When I was four, my family moved to Australia, to a place so remote there was no school, so ...

14 March 2018

How to Innovate: The Six Stage Process

‘I don’t seem to be able to get traction’, said Susan, an aspiring entrepreneur as we discussed how she could get her new business idea up and running. ‘I get ...

14 March 2018

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About The Romans

by Harry Sidebottom, Lecturer in Ancient History at Lincoln College, Oxford, and author of The Last Hour. Gladiatorial fighting was not the most popular entertainment. The seating capacity of the ...

13 March 2018

My Writing Day By Daina Tabuna

While working on my first collection of stories (three of them are now published in English as “The Secret Box”), I created near perfect circumstances for writing. I quit my ...

13 March 2018

Top 10 First Date Tips From A Male Perspective

Like some people, I am great at giving out advice but not really that good at following through and applying it for myself. More a case of ‘Do as I ...

12 March 2018

How An Old Job Inspired My New Novel By Rhidian Brook

Beginning in the spooky Catskill Mountains and roaming across 1980’s America, Rhidian Brook’s latest novel - The Killing of Butterfly Joe – is part gothic thriller, part existential road trip, ...

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