Author Interviews

27 June 2018

What I know about being a parent by Poppy Dolan

In a nutshell: not all that much.  And I can tell you what it’s like to be a parent to *my* kids, but not yours or anyone else’s, so anything ...

27 June 2018

7 Tips for writing a bad boy romance novel by Faleena Hopkins

Faleena Hopkins is the indie romance author of "Cocker Brothers, The Cocky Series,” with over half-a-million sold. The breakout hit romcom series mixes steam, humor and real life issues with ...

27 June 2018

7 Ways to make your home a happy place by Vicky Harrison

Victoria Harrison is appearing at Nourish & Inspire: The Wellness Day this Saturday 30th June to talk about how you can turn your passion into a career. According to research undertaken by ...

27 June 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Julie Shackman

I had the most wonderful and inspirational languages teacher called Joan McCrae. I remember she was a huge David Bowie fan and had posters of him all around her class ...

26 June 2018

My favourite exercises to achieve real self love

By Dr. Andrea Pennington, Integrative Physician, TEDx speaker and bestselling author of I Love You, Me. www.realself.love A few years ago, when I was facing severe depression, I never thought ...

26 June 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Robert Dugoni

I’m one of ten kids. I’m the only one of my siblings who pursued the arts. All others pursued careers in the sciences, doctors and pharmacists. One is a tax ...

25 June 2018

7 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Marina Cantacuzino

I have Tony Blair to thank for inspiring me to start The Forgiveness Project. In February 2003 I went on the ‘Stop the War’ march in London’s Hyde Park where ...

25 June 2018

10 Ways to a great life By Paul McGee

I spent 13 years at school. I learnt about life under the Romans, the inner workings of a frog and how to operate a Bunsen burner. It’s had a deeply ...

25 June 2018

How I gave up wine o’clock & how you can too

After giving birth to my third child, ‘Wine O’Clock’ gradually became a part of my daily routine. Except a daily glass of wine to unwind, soon turned to drinking almost ...

25 June 2018

Is writing a skill, a habit or an indulgence? by Elizabeth S Moore

Writing, like most things in life that bestow kudos, implies a skill and a gravitas that puts its protagonists into a category above the every day.  Journalism, more now than ever, ...

25 June 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Anne Marie Ruff

I wrote most of Beneath the Same Heaven on the bus. I have a full time job, two children, a husband, and at the time we had a little urban ...

25 June 2018

Why It’s Important To Get Children Eating ‘Real Food’

By Leading Children’s Cookery Author Annabel Karmel   As parents we want to ensure that our children are fuelled with the right foods and nutrients needed for their development and long-term health.  We try to do our best, but sometimes hectic schedules and ...

25 June 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By H.V. Coombs

I used to work as A TEFL teacher which was extremely enjoyable and I got to meet lots of interesting people ranging from German Burns surgeons to umpteen Japanese students ...

22 June 2018

10 Tips for building your name in the blogging world by CG Drews

Even though being an author has always been my ultimate goal, I started making a name for myself as a book blogger first. Catching hold of the publishing life isn’t ...

22 June 2018

10 Things my readers should know about me by Andrew Smyth

My main love is sailing – which I’ve done since I was young. We have been fortunate to sail to many places around the world in our own boat and ...

21 June 2018

MIndfulness And Spirituality: 5 Ways To Make The Connection

Mindfulness is a very ‘in’ word these days. You can get books on the more serious, mindfulness and coping with depression - to the lighter, mindfulness and colouring, eating, walking ...

20 June 2018

My top 5 tips for writing dual perspective by G J Morgan

First question to ask yourself. Why are writing Dual Perspective? Would we need to hear Hansel and Gretal tell their individual stories? Probably not, they are on the same journey, ...

20 June 2018

5 Powerful Tips To Become Immune To Other People’s Influence

How often did you agree to do something that you later regretted? Said ‘yes’ when you really wanted to say ‘no’? We are social beings and so our mind can ...

19 June 2018

A footie widow’s (or widower’s) guide to Russia

If watching twenty-two men kick a ball round a field is not your thing but your Other Half is glued to #Russia2018, there’s plenty you can do to create your ...

19 June 2018

10 Things you should know about Elizabeth, Lady Melbourne

Elizabeth married Sir Peniston Lamb MP in 1769 for his money. He inherited £1 million – worth about £125 million today - from his father, a get-rich-quick lawyer, the year ...

19 June 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by K.A. McKeagney

The inspiration for Tubing came after I saw two people who I thought were strangers touching each other up on a tube train carriage in rush hour. When they got ...

19 June 2018

5 Fun facts about Winston Churchill that I didn't know by Jill Rose

In February 1943, at a critical time in the Second World War, 68-year-old Prime Minister Winston Churchill was stricken with life-threatening pneumonia. My mother Doris Miles was chosen by Churchill's ...

18 June 2018

My top 10 time travel narratives by Thea Lim

I organized this list in order of “Most Clearly Time Travel” to “Really? Are You Sure This is Time Travel?” because I believe there’s more than one mode of transportation ...
18 June 2018

Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness By Lesley Pyne

If I’d known that not being able to have the child I so desperately wanted was grief my life might have been different. But I didn’t, so after six unsuccessful ...