Celebrity Interviews

17 July 2017

Julie Israel’s Top 10 Books On Sister Relationships

Sisters are the heart and soul of author Julie Israel’s debut novel, Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index. But great sisters abound in literature, and these ten books contain some of her ...

15 July 2017

10 Of The Best Culinary Inventions

The first of the popular mass-market kitchen tools – the apple parer, was allegedly developed and first patented by Moses Coates in the United States in 1803. The invention of ...

15 July 2017

Emma Scrivener Discusses The Inspiration Behind Her New Novel 'A New Day'

Imagine that we’re at a dinner party and have just been introduced. As the wine is poured, we relax into our chairs and exchange pleasantries. How was your journey? Have ...

14 July 2017

The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 12 - Vicki Gunvalson Exclusive Interview

Back for a stellar 12th season, The Real Housewives of Orange County is without a doubt one of the most successful reality shows on television! Original Real Housewife Vicki Gunvalson ...

14 July 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Mark Edwards

I have my mum to thank for my warped imagination. After my parents divorced when I was nine, she used to let me stay up to keep her company. She’d ...

13 July 2017

Exclusive Extract From Two Nights By Kathy Reichs

To celebrate the release of Kathy Reichs' new book- 'Two Nights' we have an exclusive extract for you... My right- hand neighbor thinks I’m crazy, so she brings me cheese. ...

13 July 2017

8 Interesting Facts You About The American Bone Wars

By Nicky Dee, dinosaur expert and author of The Bone Wars. The Great Dinosaur Rush of the late 1800s is an amazing time in American history; it’s when the ...

13 July 2017

My 10 Favourite Street Foods By Chetna Makan

I am a big fan of street food but even more of the Indian street food. I have so many favourites and all for different reasons and different times of ...

13 July 2017

Writing my Family Tree By Evie Grace

Half a Sixpence is Catherine’s story, the first in a series of three Victorian sagas, loosely based on my family tree. It follows the fortunes of three generations of women ...

13 July 2017

Greg James Discusses His New Book 'Kid Normal'

Kid Normal is the first book in a laugh-out-loud funny adventure series for 8+ readers from popular radio personalities Greg James and Chris Smith. We caught up with Greg James ...
13 July 2017

Female Characters Don’t Have To Be Likeable By Lucy Vine

There’s something about bringing out your first novel that no one tells you; everyone wants to know if it’s based on your own life. The most common question I’ve had ...

13 July 2017

Learning To Paint By Fanny Blake

I haven’t picked up a paintbrush since I was at school. However my 3 sons have all inherited an artistic gene from somewhere with one of them growing up to ...

13 July 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About Boxing By Elliot Worsell

The sight of two boxers in a boxing ring might turn some people off, but rarely will it confuse. Violent and controversial, boxing is also one of the more easily ...

13 July 2017

Top 10 Tips for Writing By Lisa Stone

Have a writing routine. The creative process is usually helped by having a writing routine: a place and time set aside for you to write and with a little ritual ...

13 July 2017

10 Things To Remember When Aiming For A Big Weight Loss

When starting to lose weight the first thing to remember is that you will probably never feel ready to do it. Just like having a baby, or bungee jumping, sometimes ...

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 ...

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