Book Features

8 October 2017

Dream Interpretation: Octopus

To see an octopus in your dream could mean that you are entangled in some matter in your waking hours. Perhaps you are so involved in something that you can’t ...
3 March 2016

Female First Favourites: World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day today, the Female First team have answered the following questions: Why do you love reading? What is your favourite children's book? What is your favourite ...
17 December 2015

Max Beesley exclusive interview - Passenger 23, Homeland and future projects

Currently starring in an audio adaptation of Passenger 23 for Audible, Max Beesley is an extremely busy man, passionate about his craft and working on a variety of projects. We ...

1 November 2013

The Then and Now of Nursing by author Jane Yeadon

‘So- what would qualify you to be a good nurse?’ Today’s answer must surely be a little different from when I was having an interview fifty years ago. Recalling experience as ...

16 October 2013

'10' Bored B**ch by Ronald Finn

Gave the kids their breakfast before getting ready for the school run, The plumber came to fix the washing machine and had the cheek to pinch my bum.   Reversed my 4X4 out ...

15 October 2013

Ten Times Happier by Bea Davenport

No one wants to have aged ten years, do they? Except when I think about where I was ten years ago, compared to now, I’m happy to take the wrinkles ...

14 October 2013

'10' No Hesitation by Les Bush

Ten out of Ten, Female First, Ten years passed; decades more to go.May your fortunes flourishand your influence continue to grow. Thank you, Female First;thank you, Lucy.In a world bereft of verseyou ...
13 October 2013

Ten Top Writing Tips by Nan Lundeen

1. Be clear. 2. Look upon prepositions with suspicion. 3. Be concise. Writers who use too many words believe they are being true to their voice. In real life, wordiness and true ...
12 October 2013

'10' What hides in the murkier corners of a writer’s brain? by Anne Belfrage

Inspiration is a fickle thing. It’s not as if you can sit down at your computer, crack your knuckles and say, “right; it’s 10:00 p.m. Time for some serious inspiration.” ...

11 October 2013

The Magical Number '10' by Anna Belfrage

In celebration of its first decennium, Female First asked me to contribute a little something around the number ten. Of course, Lucy at Female First was not to know that ...

10 October 2013

Top 10 Places to Write Your Masterpiece by Nina Milton

Do you write? A letter to a friend, a blog, a diary, secret poetry, course essays, the novel of your lifetime? I’m betting you do write something, sometime, somewhere. Whatever ...

9 October 2013

10 Truths I’ve Learned From Being a Writer by Ilana Fox

1. There is nothing more exciting than seeing your book in the shops It’s not until you see your book in a shop that the dream really does become real. My ultimate ...

8 October 2013

There's Something About Mary by Deborah Swift

Mary has been the most popular girl’s name for centuries and it is still being used today. To celebrate ten years of Female First I take a look at ten ...

7 October 2013

The Ten Presents for Female First's 10th Anniversary by Danny Kemp

1: A famous film star, whose face appears often and regularly, Sent the gift of a five pound note to be shared out.......equally. 2: An erotic writer wrote a salacious story to ...
6 October 2013

Anne O'Brien: 10 Things That Made Me Smile When Writing The Forbidden Queen

My novel of Katherine de Valois, The Forbidden Queen, released in March 2013, is a novel that explores both great joy and also heart-break for the heroine.  But when I was ...

5 October 2013

Erotic author L M Somerton talks ten double meanings!

Happy 10th Anniversary, Female First! As I’m a writer of MM BDSM, I’ve come up with a top 10 of the everyday objects that may have a different meaning to those ...
3 October 2013

'10' The Babysitter by Leigh Russell

'Please, mummy, please. I promise to be good.''No, Alice. You're too young to be left on your own. You're only ten. Sonia will behere soon. You like Sonia, don't you?'Katy ...

2 October 2013

A Perfect 10 by Hazel Osmond

A ten year anniversary is a big event and I have no doubt that Female First will still be going strong in another 10 years – I hope I’m still ...

13 September 2013

Extract from Money- A Love Story by Kate Northrup

Anyone who says they don’t have money issues is lying—or perhaps they’re simply delusional. Money is so omnipresent in our lives and yet so rarely discussed on a deeper level ...

12 September 2013

Exclusive interview with Natasha Hamilton on new Littlewoods reading campaign

You are launching the children bed time story campaign with Littlewoods so can you tell us a bit about it?   The whole campaign is about encouraging children to read at bed ...
24 August 2013

Virgo: 24th August- 23rd September by author Loretta Proctor

Courteous, caring ladies who like to help out and look after people. But they can be highly critical of all that isn't ultra neat, clean and well presented. In some ...
15 August 2013

Do You Prefer The Deckchair or The Thigh Master?

You may have heard of The Deckchair, Thigh Master and The Perch as the famous kamasutra positions but they are especially popular whilst on holiday! No girls, the sweltering sun ...
14 August 2013

Top Ten Reads This Summer

Jetting off on our holidays or enjoying a luxury break in the country is the perfect excuse to indulge yourself in as many books as you please. There is nothing better than ...
11 August 2013

Celebs encourage children to read this summer

Nook got a TV and film stars to give their reading advice to get kids excited about books! Celebs such as Stephen Fry, Lily Cole and Barbara Windsor put forwards ...
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