Celebrity Interviews

10 August 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jane Lythell

I wrote my first story when I was seven for my younger sister Caroline. It was about Sally Dumpling, a fairy with curves. She lived in a yellow rose and ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Emma Dibdin

To celebrate the release of her new book The Room by The Lake, Emma Dibdin tells us a little bit about herself.  I moved to New York from London two ...

10 August 2017

The 4 Stages Of Wine Drinking

CJ and PK, who write the Sediment blog, are authors of the humorous new paperback I’ve Bought It, So I’ll Drink It: The joys (or not) of drinking wine. To ...
10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like my Readers To Know About Me By Bella Osborne

I wrote my first story when I was at primary school. It was about a thief who stole the crown jewels and then didn’t know what to do with them. ...

10 August 2017

My Top 10 West End Shows By Natalie Meg Evans

When I first arrived in London in the 1980s you could get into theatres for almost nothing if you were prepared to stand at the back. Then, if you were ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I Want My Readers To Know About Me By Theresa Breslin

Award-winning author Theresa Breslin writes a piece for us upon the release of her new novel, The Rasputin Dagger, a love story set in the Russian Revolution. I’ve written over ...

10 August 2017

Five Tips That Helped Me Finish My Book – And Live More Happily By Tom Winter

Many of us will face mental health issues at some point in our lives. I certainly have, but by getting the help I needed, I lived to tell the tale ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers Knew About Me By Holly Hepburn

This one won't surprise anyone but I have a thing about blacksmiths – fire + muscles + sweat = HELLO! When I was researching the Star and Sixpence stories, I ...

10 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Hollie Overton

Growing up in Texas, my twin sister, Heather and I were witnesses to my father's violent outbursts. My mother and step-mother were often on the receiving end of his rage. ...

9 August 2017

10 Things To Do In Japan By Natasha Pulley

My first book, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, is out in paperback now. The main character is Japanese and I wrote a lot of it in Tokyo, where I lived ...

9 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Natasha Pulley

Travelling is important. I lived in Japan for a year and a half, and I’ve done stints in China and Peru. I’ve got my eye on the Arctic next. I ...

8 August 2017

If You Always Think What You’ve Always Thought…By Ian Gilbert

Your brain likes an easy life. Capable of almost anything, rather than constantly growing, it spends much of its life doing the opposite to make your life easier. Our habits ...

8 August 2017

10 Things You Probably Don't Know About Me By Author Kathryn Brown Ramsperger

I am ambidextrous. My teachers forced me to write with my right hand, but I wrote backwards with my right hand til second grade. I still like to pitch and bat ...

8 August 2017

Spicing Up My Writing… And My Life By Desiree Holt

When the opportunity came for me to write Double Entry, I had already been writing erotic romance for a while. But a threesome was new for me. I had a ...

8 August 2017

The Inspiration For My New Book And Why I Knew It Would Spark Controversy

When the idea for The Forbidden came to me, I wondered whether I should write it at all. In the grand scheme of things, I’m quite a newbie in the ...

7 August 2017

The Psychology Of Killing

By Dr Stella Compton-Dickinson, author of The Clinician’s Guide to Forensic Music Therapy (Jessica Kingsley Publishers). How do we deal with the fear of death? What leads someone to be ...

7 August 2017

10 Signs You're Coming Of Age In Britain

Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen’s new book, FRESHERS is a warm, hilarious and perfectly observed coming-of-age comedy about the first year of university. It's a story of friendships and feminism, falling apart and finding yourself ...

7 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Yvonne Rogers

Yvonne Rogers, author of Adelina shares 10 things that her readers should know about her. I started writing Adelina in 1987 when one day, out of the blue, my mother ...

7 August 2017

5 Reasons Why Moving Abroad Could Ignite Your Career By Louise Wiles And Evelyn Simpson

More than three quarters of the British population would like to live abroad according to a recent survey.  Reasons given include a desire for better quality of life, the search ...

4 August 2017

10 Tips For Writing A Crime Series by Jason Instrell

Hello, I'm Jason Instrell, the author of Mist- Path of a Killer, the first in a series of crime books based on DI John Miste – a Leicestershire detective. This ...

4 August 2017

Fated To Be A Writer By Mel Teshco

Do you believe things happen for a reason? The older I get the more I’m coming to believe it does, with everything in the universe coming together to ensure things ...

3 August 2017

10 Things That Inspired Me To Write 'Lebensraum 2018'

In no significant order, here is my top 10: I enjoy the creative writing process. This is difficult to explain to someone who has never tried it, but it’s a ...

3 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By S V Berlin

To celebrate the release of her new book- The Favourite- author S V Berlin tells us a bit about the author behind the books.  I moved to New York because ...

3 August 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Keris Stainton

I was born in Canada, but my parents moved back to the UK when I was just four months old. I've always felt slightly short-changed. I feel like Canadian Keris ...

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