Celebrity Interviews

14 February 2018

Katie Thistleton’s Top Ten Tips For Confidence

Write down a list of all the things you're good at, and all the things that make you unique. Think about a situation where you are confident - perhaps around ...

13 February 2018

[Exclusive] Quickfire Questions With Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Star Kyle Richards

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is one of the most beloved branches of the Housewives franchise, and returned this year for yet another season of drama, tears, fun, laughter, ...

13 February 2018

First Loves By Shea Ernshaw

There is something magical about first love, something serendipitous, as if the stars have aligned just perfectly to bring two people together at the exact right moment. Love possesses hearts ...

13 February 2018

10 Things I Learned About Jane Austen's Bennet Family While Writing My Book

My novel Pride and Prometheus takes place thirteen years after the end of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and focuses on Mary Bennet, the middle of the five Bennet sisters, ...

13 February 2018

Read An Exclusive Extract From Small Summer Gardens By Emma Hardy

Succulents are easy to look after and require little attention, so they make the perfect plants for novice gardeners. There are so many lovely shapes and sizes to choose from ...

12 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Robin Benway

I make a playlist for each book I write and post them on my website. Each song means something to me and whenever I hear it, it always takes me ...

12 February 2018

10 Ways to Spot A Narcissist By Wendy Walker

Not everyone who looks in the mirror too long or brags about his or her accomplishments is a narcissist. Some people are just arrogant and self-centered. A true "narcissist" is ...

12 February 2018

10 Things You Should Know About Judgment

Terri Apter reveals how everyday judgments impact our relationships and how praise, blame and shame shape our sense of self. By the age of one year, a child judges others, ...

12 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Alun Davies

I never really thought to write a book. It was just that after retiring from working in the field of international trade for 40 years or so I was persuaded ...

12 February 2018

10 Reasons You NEED To Be Single At Some Point In Your Life

Rachel (not her real name) is a very pretty woman. I see no better way to describe her compelling beauty as she walked in; yet, it didn’t take long before ...
9 February 2018

A Lifetime Of Kissing By Brian Turner

As I wake to kiss you good-morning, Ilyse, I remember …the one-that-changed-the-world-even-if-the-world-didn’t-know-it-yet kiss, curbside with your hands on my hips curling to pull me tight, my palms cupping your face ...

8 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Alicia Drake

I have a husband, Rupert and five children. Together they inspire me, sustain me, entertain me, love me. I love them. I am one of three girls. I am the ...

8 February 2018

Why Saying 'No' Is Saying 'Yes' To Mental Health And Good Relationships

By Hilary Jacobs Hendel Tash was a busy woman engaged in building her career as a writer. She also valued having a large network of friends. In fact, having lots ...
8 February 2018

Reading Into Other People’s Shoes By Fran Cooper

I owe my debut novel to a neighbour’s snoring. It might seem strange (depending on your neighbours) to be so indebted to the vibrations of a stranger’s airways, but for ...

8 February 2018

My Top 10 Writing Tips by Lisa Gardner

Write whenever you can, wherever you can – the great thing about writing is that you can do it anywhere. You don’t need a ton of space or fancy equipment, ...

8 February 2018

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

I wrote my first 'book' aged around seven. It was about a magical cat and was written on rainbow-coloured A4 lined paper. I am utterly addicted to stationery. Pretty washi ...

8 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Elizabeth Mundy

The inspiration for my Hungarian immigrant detective comes from my grandmother, who emigrated from Hungary to America just before the First World War. She’d been told the streets were paved ...

8 February 2018

Hunting The Wren By Mary Watson

Straw costumes with tall, conical hats pulled over faces. A colourful parade that winds through the streets, gathering people as it passes pubs and houses. The cheering crowd is in ...

8 February 2018

One Little Lie By Helen Warner

It was, quite literally, just a little lie.  One small word: “No.” When she thought about it now, all these months later, still unable to take in what had happened, ...

7 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Eleanor Bass

I’m more likely to send you a letter than to email you. Okay, that’s not quite true. But my phone is decidedly un-smart, I’m not on instagram or twitter, I’ve ...

6 February 2018

[Exclusive] Philip Cumbus Teases “Dark And Twisted” Girlfriends Finale

When Kay Mellor made her return to television earlier this year with the debut of her brand new series Girlfriends, not everybody knew what to expect, but we all expected ...

6 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Paul Mendelson

My physical home is London, but my spiritual home is Cape Town, South Africa. I love London for its diversity, history, arts and my friends, but I crave Cape Town ...

6 February 2018

How Orkney Inspired My Debut Novel By David Barnard

THE GIFT WHICH KEEPS ON GIVING. There is a group of islands to the North of Scotland. It is separated from the mainland by a very spikey, spoilt brat of ...

6 February 2018

How To Free Yourself From The Self-Created Identity

No matter how far you’ve travelled down the wrong road, it’s never too late to turn your life around, writes James Carré-Rice, whose remarkable transformation from career criminal to bestselling ...

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