Author Interviews

1 February 2018

Ten Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By M. G. Leonard

I’m plagued with doubt about my ability to write because of being repeatedly told my grammar and punctuation were poor whilst at school. I actually cried when my editor said ...

1 February 2018

Satirising The Crazy World Of Celebrities And Broadcast News

Not so long ago, fame was earned through hard work and talent. Today, many celebrities are created by a 24/7 media hungry for ratings and happy to promote anyone who ...

1 February 2018

10 Fun Facts You Should Know About Spain

Following the release of The Spain Quiz, a new cultural quiz book about all things Spain, author Ruta Czina shares the 10 fun facts that you should know about Spain: ...
1 February 2018

The Books That Made Me By Tammy Cohen

I’ve read thousands of books over my lifetime most of which I’ve instantly forgotten because I have a terminal case of goldfish brain when it comes to remembering titles. The ...

1 February 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Jenni Ferchenko

I was born and brought up in a small village in Chernobyl region, where there is nothing but endless forest and endless railway tracks. There is absolutely nothing to do ...

31 January 2018

5 Things I Learnt On My Surrogacy Journey By James Phillip

Set against the backdrops of London and Thailand, Surrogacy: Our Family’s Journey is my first book and centres on our family’s intense, at times frustrating, and eternally-cherished adventure that led ...

31 January 2018

10 Tips For Writing A Gripping Thriller

Upon the release of her second crime thriller, The Promise, Sally Jenkins shares her Top 10 Tips for writing a gripping thriller: Make the villain believable by giving them a ...

31 January 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Anna-Lou Weatherley

I’m a pole dance teacher. I started learning pole dance/fitness about ten years ago and fell in love with it after my first lesson. I come from a professional dance ...

31 January 2018

Menopause Coach Shares Her Top Tips For Hot Flush Freedom

It’s freezing outside, so why do you still feel like jumping into an ice cold swimming pool? It’s estimated that at any one time in the UK, 13 million women are ...

31 January 2018

Top Tips For ‘Positiverosity’ In 2018

January is almost over and for the majority (a whopping 80%) of us, new year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside.  With this in mind, what are you going to do to ...

30 January 2018

10 Things You Never Knew About Diana Dors

Upon the release of Passport to Fame: The Diana Dors Story, author Huw Prall shares the top 10 things that you should know about Diana: “I’m the kind of girl ...

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 ...