Author Interviews

16 November 2017

10 Ways The Internet Has Changed The English Language Emmy Favilla

Along with the trusty ol’ text message, Twitter, Tumblr, and other forms of social media have completely overhauled the way we communicate with one another over the past decade plus. ...

16 November 2017

The Secrets To Long Lasting Love By Rita Bradshaw

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a magic elixir which when added to the drink of someone we fancied would guarantee long lasting and true love? But of course real ...

16 November 2017

Making A Merry Christmas by Debbie Macomber

‘Tis the season of mistletoe, holly, hot chocolate, shopping, shopping and more shopping as we scurry from one holiday event to another. It seems we never get everything done on ...
16 November 2017

My Perfect Christmas By Mandy Baggot

I love nothing better than cosying up under blankets with a hot chocolate, a tin of Celebrations and something winteresque on the TV. But for my PERFECT Christmas it would ...

15 November 2017

My Writing Day By Valerie Mendes

Author Valerie Mendes shares an overview of her writing day, following the release of her new teenage novel, Where Peacocks Scream: Like Cleopatra, my writing days are of infinite variety. ...

15 November 2017

10 Reasons Why Fairy Tales Continue To Live On By B. C. R. Fegan

By BCR Fegan, author of The Grumpface and other fairytales published by TaleBlade There is something magical about fairy tales. They not only capture the imagination of children, but seem ...

15 November 2017

10 Things I’ve Learned About Writing A Series Of Books

You have to know your characters really well. This seems an obvious point to make, but it’s surprising just how well you have to get to know them. If someone behaves ...

15 November 2017

10 Things Mindfulness Can Do To Change Your Life

Life-changing moments don’t come around very often, do they? In truth, we don’t tend to go looking for them. While we bemoan the boredom and monotony of life and the ...

15 November 2017

Wild Horses Of Cumberland Island By Anouk Masson Krantz And Oliver Ferguson

In Wild Horses of Cumberland Island, renowned photographer Anouk Masson Krantz has captured dramatic scenery and breathtaking wildlife of Cumberland Island, a treasured coastal preserve along Georgia’s Atlantic coastline.   A ...

14 November 2017

Teaching Kids The Value Of Good Journalism By Anna Kenna

There was a nasty tummy bug raging though the school. Our teacher addressed the dwindling class. “It’s very important,” he said, “to wash your hands after going to the toilet. ...

14 November 2017

10 Of The Worst Christmases By Simon Rae

Christmas is a time of obligatory happiness: goodwill to all men and a cosy communal celebration marked by licensed excess.  Which makes the unhappy Christmas even more poignant.  Here are ...
14 November 2017

My Top 10 Tips For Writing Historical Fiction By Daniel Peltz

Daniel Peltz has just released his new historical fiction novel, The Indomitable Chiesa di Santa Maria, which is an incredible story of endurance and faith as it follows a church ...

14 November 2017

5 Ways To Create An Entertaining Children’s Book

by Mike Bayliss author of The Bedtimeasnaurus (published by Bespoke Book Publishing 14th November 2017) With many books being read to children its important that the book draws in not only the child ...

13 November 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Susan Hogan…And Cozy Heroines

Susan Hogan is the protagonist of my Oak Grove Mystery series. I meant her to be a bit different than the stereotypical cozy heroine. To some extent, I succeeded, because ...

10 November 2017

10 Things My Readers Might Like To Know About Me By D K Hood

 I was the one around the campfire telling stories to frighten the other kids. The one watching a scary movie and laughing with glee rather than hiding under the seat. ...

10 November 2017

Ten Things You Need To Know About Author R. L. Waterman

The debut novel of author R. L. Waterman, A Year in the Life of Jack Meadows, hit the shelves earlier this year. Now you can find out more about the ...

10 November 2017

How Nutrition Can Enhance Fertility

If you are thinking of starting a family or you have been "trying" for a baby for some time, taking some of these steps may help enhance your fertility and ...

9 November 2017

10 Things My Readers Might Not Know About Me By Shalini Boland

My dreams (nightmares) nearly always involve the characters and settings that I’m currently writing about. For example, last night I dreamt that I’d abducted a baby and tried to hide ...

9 November 2017

Susannah Constantine Discusses Her New Book 'After The Snow'

What Not To Wear's Susannah Constantine has written her first novel- After The Snow- so we caught up with her to find out why this is the perfect Chrsitmas gift for 2018.  ...

9 November 2017

Review: The Sleighmaker: A Christmas Story That’s Never Been Told By Ian Shepherd

An engrossing read with a magical twist at the end, this unashamedly traditional and memorable Christmas tale will delight children and adults alike. Set in the 1890s, The Sleighmaker harks ...

8 November 2017

Giving Birth To A Novel Vs Giving Birth To A Child By Ellen Wiles

Giving birth to a child for the first time is one of life’s most agonising yet rewarding moments. But publishing my first novel, The Invisible Crowd, has felt like another ...

7 November 2017

Exclusive Extract From The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation By Laura Lee

It has been more than 15 years since that August afternoon when the idea for a book bit me on the leg. I was sitting beside a pond, lazily contemplating ...

7 November 2017

10 Happiness Tricks I’ve Learnt From My Dog

By Deana Luchia My dog Harry is a little one-eyed Bichon Frise. Despite being kept for seven years in terrible conditions on a puppy farm, Harry is always happy. This ...

7 November 2017

Why We Need Strong Female Characters In Today's Fiction By SD Hancock

Strong female characters are imperative in today’s fiction.  Women are starting to make their mark in a world still dominated by men.  With women showing up in all areas, law ...

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