Author Interviews

10 January 2018

The Power Of Being Human – And How It Can Help You In Relationships

When you’re in a position of authority, it’s tempting to come across as all-powerful. After all, you want to command respect. So you might be a very benign omnipotent being, ...

10 January 2018

My Inspiration For Happiness For Humans By P. Z. Reizin

You see them every time you get on a train. Or sit in Starbucks. You are one of them right now simply by virtue of reading these words. They are ...

10 January 2018

My Life Growing Up On An African Nature Reserve

By Peter Meyer, author of The Boy from the Wild From tree climbing and tag to hide-and-seek and even conkers, some of the simplest pleasures of a British childhood are ...

10 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Amy Lloyd

To celebrate the release of her new book The Innocent Wife, author Amy Lloyd tells us a bit about herself.  Amy’s debut novel The Innocent Wife is out now published ...

8 January 2018

Entrepreneurial Recipes For Success

I work as a business coach and mentor to entrepreneurs in a variety of businesses but the majority supply food to UK retailers.  I am also the author of the ...

8 January 2018

Ten Reasons To Practice Self-Care

No one is immune from stress, loss, change, or ill health… we all have a fallible human body, we all lose people we love. Energetic bankruptcy is no joke. We need ...

7 January 2018

5 Ways To Set Boundaries In Your Love Life For 2018

Whether your last relationship ended dramatically or was more of a damp squib, wouldn’t it be better all round to work out what you want from a partner before beginning ...

5 January 2018

Why Acting Normal Is The Best Fightback Against Stereotyped Children’s Toys

By author Christian Darkin When my children got to the age when they were starting to read books on their own, I looked around at what was on offer for ...

5 January 2018

10 Tips For Combining The Contemporary With The Fantastical By Anna Day

Some of my favourite stories when growing up were Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Wizard of Oz. I loved how normal, everyday people were able ...

4 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sara Holland

EVERLESS isn’t the first book I wrote—that honor goes to a picture book called “Stleznen,” which I wrote and illustrated at the age of five. It was about a girl ...

3 January 2018

A Day In The Life Of Me By Clare Harvey

The more drama there is in my writing, the less it shows in my daily life. Good working days are those when almost nothing happens. In fact, the best days ...

3 January 2018

Why Motivation Is Overrated

Two frogs were out on a rainy day. They hopped into a barn where there was an urn of milk. Both frogs fell into the urn. In vain, they tried ...

2 January 2018

10 Things You Never Knew About Edward II

Stephen Spinks wrote his dissertation on Edward II while reading history at King’s College London. He is a heritage professional, working for the National Trust managing three historic properties in ...

2 January 2018

5 Ways To Detach Yourself From Difficult Writing

By writer and foster carer, Rosie Lewis Memoirs written by foster carers are often tense, deeply affecting reads; domestic thrillers made all the more compelling because they are true.  As ...
2 January 2018

10 Reasons To Buddy With Exercise

Its more fun. It’s taken me a long time to figure out what actually works for me. I’ve tried all sorts of diet and exercise programmes, the winning formula for ...

1 January 2018

Forget New Year's Resolutions, It's All About New Life Resolutions

Yours might be super noble and worthy (go you!) but mine are mostly rubbish. Stop eating chocolate. Don’t drink wine for a month. The truth is, none of the lame ...

28 December 2017

5 Things I Learned From Writing About My Hometown

In 2008 I returned to my hometown after spending a year in Australia. And nothing had changed, except me.I knew I could never live there again. Years later I found ...

28 December 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Freda Lightfoot

Freda Lightfoot tells us a bit about herself upon the release of her new book Peace In My Heart.  In Lancashire, brought up behind my parent’s shoe shop. As an ...

22 December 2017

Monkman and Seagull Share Their Different Approaches To Quizmas (Quizzing And Christmas!)

You probably know them best from March’s electrifying University Challenge semi-final, which saw two of the series’  most memorable contestants, dapper Bobby Seagull and fan favourite Eric Monkman, go head-to-head in a ...

22 December 2017

How To Plan For And Realise YOUR Ambitions In 2018

By Emine Suleyman, author of Aliya From losing weight to finding a more fulfilling career, the New Year marks a symbolic opportunity to start over. But while making resolutions is ...

22 December 2017

10 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me By Lawrence Prestidge

I started writing as I have a life-long passion to encourage children to read more and want as many of them to become confident readers from an early age. My ...

21 December 2017

10 Things Buddhism Can Teach Us

10 Things Buddhism Can Teach Us is written by Dharmachari Nagaraja. He is the author of The Calm Buddha At Bedtime (Watkins) released on 16th November 2017 and is available on ...

21 December 2017

Exclusive Extract From 'The Christmas Squirrel' By Mike Doodson

Earlier this month, Amazon announced Mike Doodson from Cheshire is the winner of its UK Christmas writing competition for his original children’s book, A Christmas Squirrel. The story follows a grumpy, greedy squirrel ...

20 December 2017

5 Thoughts To Improve Your Attitude At Work

Advice taken from The Excellence Book: 50 ways to be your best by Kevin Duncan On December 1st 1862, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his annual message to Congress. The country ...

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