Author Interviews

4 January 2019

An exclusive interview with author Stephen Benatar

Born in 1937 to Jewish parents in Baker Street, London, Stephen Benatar started writing at the tender age of eight. Despite that, it took until he was 44 before he ...
13 December 2018

10 things author G.D. Sanders would like his readers to know about him

To celebrate the release of G.D. Sanders' debut novel The Taken Girls - out now - we asked the author to share some things he may like his readers to ...
13 December 2018

7 ways angels have brought me comfort during my most difficult times

The first time I was helped by angels was when I was 3 years old. Not only did they continue to comfort me through an incredibly tough childhood, they often ...

5 December 2018

10 things I'd like readers to know about me, by Erik Therme

To celebrate the release of his new novel Keep Her Close today (December 5), we asked author Erik Therme to open up for readers, and let them in on 10 ...
3 December 2018

10 things I want my readers to know about me, by Jane Gilley

To celebrate the release of her new book, The Woman Who Kept Everything, we asked author Jane Gilley to let us in on some things she'd like her readers to ...
30 November 2018

10 things author Graham Smith wants his readers to know about him

Author Graham Smith is today (November 30) celebrating the release of his new book The Silent Dead - the first in a new series fronted by character Detective Beth Young. ...
29 November 2018

10 things I'd like my readers to know about me, by Genevieve Cogman

To celebrate the release of her latest novel, The Mortal Word, we got author Genevieve Cogman to open up a little for readers. Here's what she's revealed... 1) I’m definitely a night ...
29 November 2018

10 things I want my readers to know about me, by Sophie Draper

To celebrate the release of her new novel Cuckoo today (November 29), we asked author Sophie Draper to let us in on 10 things she'd like her readers to know about her! ...
26 November 2018

10 things I'd like my readers to know about me, by Vikki Patis

Celebrating the release of her debut novel The Diary, we asked author Vikki Patis to let us in on a few things she'd like her readers to know about her! ...
23 November 2018

10 things I love about Christmas, by author Josie Silver

To celebrate the release of her new book One Day in December, we asked author Josie Silver to let us in on some of the things she loves most about the ...
23 November 2018

10 things I learnt whilst writing You Me Everything, by Catherine Isaac

Celebrating the release of her new book You Me Everything, author Catherine Isaac opens up in an exclusive piece for Female First, detailing 10 things she'd like her readers to know she ...
20 November 2018

10 philosophers we can learn something from when it comes to food

Philosophers were the original food gurus. Surprised? Yet food is so fundamental, it would be surprising indeed if the great philosophers had not had their say on it. And if ...

13 November 2018

Why being halfway between psychic and psychotic is the sweet spot that boosts success and happiness

Before the development of speech, some 50,000 years ago, mankind was intuitively psychic and had far better non-verbal communication skills, writes Dr Stephen Simpson. Here, the bestselling author and Fellow ...
8 November 2018

10 things I wish I'd known before my career took off, by bestselling author Jenny Kane

This year I am celebrating five years since the publication of my bestselling romantic comedy, Another Cup of Coffee. So much has happened since I sent off the original manuscript ...
1 November 2018

Author Tracy Rees on being single in her 40s

I’m a romantic at heart. Always have been. As a young girl I always longed for true love. So far, I haven’t found it. At various points in my life ...
1 November 2018

10 things bestselling author Casey Watson loves about fostering

Casey Watson has spent many years as a foster carer, and before that was a behaviour manager at her local comprehensive school. Now, to mark the release of her new ...
1 November 2018

A day in the life of bestselling author (and full time sales director!) Lynda Stacey

I'm a bestselling author and also a successful business woman – although the working around fifty to sixty hours a week doesn't always feel successful. It just feels exhausting! I’m ...
30 October 2018

10 things author Charlotte Betts wants readers to know about her

Ahead of the publication of her new book, The Palace of Lost Dreams tomorrow (October 31), we asked author Charlotte Betts to write up 10 things she'd like all of her ...
29 October 2018

Instagram poet who shared her heartbreak in verse gains international following

Within the space of just a few months, young British poet Arch Hades has amassed a large international online following - after sharing her heartbreak with others in verse. The ...
27 October 2018

10 things author Candice Derman wants readers to know about her

Author Candice Derman has this week released her inspiring, important and harrowing memoir of sexual abuse, Indescribable. Following on from her publication day, she's also written up an exclusive piece ...
22 October 2018

10 things author Cathy Phelan-Watkins wants her readers to know about her

To celebrate the release of her brilliant new book On A White Horse, which details how she used memorialisation to overcome her grief following the death of her husband, author ...
18 October 2018

A day in the life of author Mel Sherratt

I often get asked to write or talk about the ‘day in the life of....’ I’m an early bird and am usually working from 6am, so be it on my ...
18 October 2018

10 things I want readers to know about me, by Merle Nygate

To celebrate the release of her new book The Righteous Spy - out today - we got author Merle Nygate to let us in on 10 things she'd like all of ...
17 October 2018

Cultivating gratitude reaps a rich harvest

In our minds, the words “cultivation” and “harvest” should trigger images of land, crops, sowing and reaping. For individuals, they may also trigger images of well-being, wealth, and happiness. For ...