Celebrity Interviews

15 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Juliet West

I was born by candlelight. It was December 1970 and there were power cuts all over the UK. Apparently some hospitals managed to hitch up to ice cream van generators ...

15 June 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Kim Izzo

I can’t swim. Growing up my parents taught my two older sisters but by the time they got to me I was horse and pony mad and that won out. ...

15 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sarah Mlynowski

If I weren’t a writer, I’d be a computer scientist.  Just kidding, I can’t even remember my Twitter password. I have to change it every day. If I weren’t writing, ...

15 June 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Laura Madeleine

I’m a cat fanatic. Dogs are fine, but really, I’m a cat person all the way. I love their independence, their bursts of playfulness, the way they spoil their own ...

15 June 2017

A Day In The Life Of Author Sarah Morgan

I get up at 5am and run 15K with a heavy pack on my back. JUST KIDDING. Why would I get up at 5am? I’m an author, which means I ...

14 June 2017

The Selfish Manager Lasts Longer By Rob Burlace

This article outlines two important concepts, which overlay the day-to-day task responsibilities, skill requirements and working practices that any new manager must address:  The importance of ‘putting down roots’ and ...

14 June 2017

[Exclusive] Jovan Adepo Discusses His Role As Cory In Fences

Back in 2016, moviegoers got the chance to see the now critically-acclaimed film, Fences, based on August Wilson’s work on the same name. Returning to pen the screenplay for the ...

14 June 2017

10 Things I'd LIke My Readers To Know About Me By Barbara Kastelin

My school days already revealed an active imagination. Neither primary tuition in German, nor French in Geneva, could curb it. I used to skip to school and eagerly soak up ...

14 June 2017

Ten Things To Know About The Shakers By Eleanor Kuhns

I frequently write about The Shakers, a faith that arose during the 1770’s, in my books. Most of my mysteries take place in the 1790’s (I am up to 1797 ...

13 June 2017

Rob Mills Discusses Finn’s Dangerous Desperation in Neighbours

Joining Neighbours as the villainous teacher Finn Kelly, we got the chance to catch up with actor Rob Mills to find out about the short future his character has, his ...
13 June 2017

10 Tips For Getting Started With Writing Poetry

Sean Notyeats has just published a book “From Small Beginnings” (published by Book Guild). This collection contains 60 “rough cut” poems varying in subject, length and style which can be ...

13 June 2017

Tips For Writing That Difficult Second Novel By Paige Elizabeth Turner

‘There is a book in everyone.’ We’ve all heard the well-worn cliché. Many have peppered their minds with cigarettes and alcohol: ‘Yes, I must get down to it.’ The motivated ...

13 June 2017

My Top 5 Holiday Disasters By Tina Seskis

Tina Seskis's new novel, The Honeymoon, is out now.  It is the story of the ultimate holiday disaster, of someone's brand new husband going missing on their honeymoon. To celebrate, Tina tells us ...

13 June 2017

10 Ways To Live A More Balanced Life

The Swedish word ‘lagom’, dubbed the covetable ethos to live by, means ‘not too little, not too much – but just enough’, and behind it is a whole set of ...

13 June 2017

Raven McAllan Discusses Her New Book 'The Earl And The Courtesan'

It’s not very often I can start a chat with, hello from sunny Scotland, but today I can. We have wall-to-wall blue skies, a light breeze and a temperature in ...

13 June 2017

My 10 Favorite Classic Novels By ML Rio

ML Rio's new book If We Were Villains is released today- so to celebrate she shares her favourite classic novels with us.  ...

13 June 2017

Read Chapter One Of Vicky Pattison's New Book My Sister's Wedding

CHAPTER ONE Becky My Uber driver is the chattiest man in London, possibly the UK. I’ve been in this car for only seven minutes and already I know that his ...
12 June 2017

Why Diversity In Books Is Imperative For Black Children

‘DIVERSITY’ is undoubtedly one of the buzzwords of 2017. Whether it’s companies pledging an increase of it in the workplace or Hollywood being slammed for not showcasing enough of it, ...

12 June 2017

Top 10 Tips For Budding Entrepreneurs By Alpesh H. Patel

To celebrate the release of his new book Tested, Alpesh H Patel offers his top tips for people who have an entrepreneurial spirit.  Don’t give up too early ... you’re ...

12 June 2017

10 Ways Psychiatry Inspires My Writing

Psychiatrist by day, crime writer by night! Yet the two jobs aren’t as separate as one might imagine. Here are ten ways that my work as a junior psychiatrist informs ...

12 June 2017

10 Books About Politics For Children And Young People

To mark the release of her new book Troublemakers, author Catherine Barter offers her top ten books for children and young people that tackle the topic of politics.  Welcome to ...

11 June 2017

Ten Ways To Simplify Your Life By Caroline Roberts

In my novel ‘My Summer of Magic Moments’ my main character, Claire, has just got over breast cancer and is trying to come to terms with some huge changes in ...

9 June 2017

10 Things I Want You To Know About Buddhist Wisdom By Alison Murdoch

I first became interested in the teachings of the Buddha during a trip to India in my late twenties. However they only came alive for me when my husband suddenly ...

9 June 2017

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Aethelflead By Joanna Arman

To celebrate the release of The Warrior Queen: The Life and Legend of Aethelflaed, Daughter of Alfred the Great, author Joanna Arman tells us ten facts about her.  The Greatest ...

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