Celebrity Interviews

30 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Imogen Radwan

Following the release of her debut novel, Clarice, Imogen Radwan shares the top 10 things that her readers should know about her: I’m 21 and I live in Brighton, where ...

30 January 2018

Marching For Science: 10 Things You Never Knew About Women In The First World War

If you’d like to find out more, read Patricia Fara’s A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War. Out now and only £18.99 from Oxford ...

30 January 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Believe In The Spirit World

by Susan Starkey author of Life After Death Beyond Doubt What happens to us when we die? Many people have their own individual theories; different faiths have different beliefs. The ...

29 January 2018

Is 2018 A Good Time To Start A New Venture?

Right now, there are more than 2 million entrepreneurs actively engaged in starting a business in the UK. Sadly, though, many of their ventures will never get off the ground. ...

29 January 2018

A Day In The Life Of Me By Carolyn McCrae

I know what I would like to be able to tell you about my days. I’d love to be able to write that after tea in bed at 6 and ...

29 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Annie Watson

Following the publication of In Search of Urchins, Annie Watson, shares the 10 things that her readers should know about her: I live in a small cabin on a holiday ...

29 January 2018

10 Tips For Turning A Historical Figure Into Historical Fiction

Following the publication of Bright Sword, Christine Hancock shares her top 10 tips for turning a historical figure into historical fiction: If you want top write historical fiction, you might ...

29 January 2018

10 Reasons Why The Lake District Is The Perfect Setting For A Thriller

By Rachel Lynch It’s one of our last true wildernesses. I’ve been hiking the Cumbrian fells since I was around six years old, and I always find new hidden corners. ...

26 January 2018

The OK! Middle East Editor Who Gave Up Her Jetset Lifestyle For A Life Of Zen

When I first landed in Dubai, it was a city with a magnificent vision and I couldn’t believe my luck when a few years later I ended up editing one ...

26 January 2018

The Rise Of The Sofa-Boxset-Takeaway Culture

By Anita Cassidy, author of APPETITE, a new novel from RedDoor Publishing, £8.99, January 2018 “Our enemy is sleep.” These are the words of Netflix online and their CEO, Reed Hastings ...

26 January 2018

10 Things Author Shah Jalal Wants His Readers to Know About Him

Born in Bangladesh, I have lived most of my life with my family in England. But Bangladesh will always command a very warm place in my heart. To my eyes ...

25 January 2018

10 Ways To Stop Life From Happening To You – And Start Happening FOR You

You are the architect of your experience. When unexpected events disrupt your plans and throw roadblocks in your life, it can be all too easy to believe that “Fate” is ...

25 January 2018

How My Nan Influenced My Writing By JC Harroway

My Nan, like many women of good taste, was an avid Mills and Boon fan. This short Welsh lady, who possessed an endless supply of patience and a wicked sense ...

25 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Nikki Owen

I am rubbish at maths. Even though my protagonist, Dr Maria Martinez is a natural genius at maths and coding, I, however, am most definitely not. I haven’t quite revealed ...

25 January 2018

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

When my sister and I were young, we ran an imaginary orphanage/child actor agency. Our dolls and teddies were under our care, whilst also being contractually obliged to give us ...

25 January 2018

Ellie Dean Discusses Her New Novel 'With A Kiss And A Prayer'

We caught up with Ellie Dean to talk about her new book for 2018, With A Kiss and a Prayer.  What can readers expect for your new book With a ...

25 January 2018

Why We All Need A Second Chance In Love By Abi Oliver

First love – isn’t that the romantic ideal? You meet when young, sweet, unsullied by all life’s murky complications. You know you have found your soulmate and once you are ...

25 January 2018

Susan Lewis Discusses Her New Book 'Believe In Me'

We caught up with author Susan Lewis to talk about her brand new book Believe In Me.  Susan Lewis is the author of Believe in Me published by Century in ...

23 January 2018

What Kind Of Liar Are You? Take The Quiz!

Everyone lies sometimes -  most of the time it's because they want to feel good about themselves. That's okay as long as it doesn't have the opposite effect in others. ...

23 January 2018

How To Make Time For Reading

Reading - it’s something you constantly plan to do more of but somehow it never quite happens. And you’re not alone either - a recent survey found that almost three ...
23 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Marieke Nijkamp

I started writing when I was ten. I fell head over heels in love with a book—Tonke Dragt’s The Letter for the King—and I knew right there and then I ...

22 January 2018

How I Solved The Mysteries Of The World-Famous Stourhead Garden

By Tim Woodbridge, author of The Choice When his father, a British Intelligence codebreaker died, the author Tim Woodbridge inherited his archive of fascinating research into Stourhead, one of the ...

22 January 2018

A Day In The Life Of Ella Harper

When I left my job in banking years ago to become a writer, I fondly imagined that life would be less structured and more ‘organic’ in terms of the creative ...

22 January 2018

Choosing Greece As The Setting For My New Novel

So far, my fiction has taken readers to Kenya (Burning Embers), to Venice and Tuscany, Italy (The Echoes of Love), and to Andalucía, Spain (Indiscretion, Masquerade and Legacy). In each ...

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