Author Interviews

3 May 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Camilla Way

I started writing my first novel, The Dead Of Summer, after a conversation with my brother about the abandoned sand mines beneath Greenwich, London, where we grew up. My first ...

3 May 2018

How Writing Helped Me Survive My Twenties By Meg Fee

I spent most of college desperately sad. I was aware that the feeling was neither normal or okay, but I didn’t know how to undo it. I was sick with ...

3 May 2018

My Favourite Female Heroes From Literature By Annalie Grainger

My new novel, In Your Light, is about secrets, sisterhood and running away... It celebrates all types of female relationships - between siblings, friends, aunts and nieces, mothers and daughters, ...

2 May 2018

5 Wellness Myths That Aren't Helpful

Said to ‘wake up your liver’ or ‘kickstart your digestion’, lemon water actually does pretty much the same thing as just water. It hydrates you. It doesn’t ‘alkalise’ your body ...

2 May 2018

Author Grace Kitto Discusses Her New Book 'Saving Grace'

Grace Kitto is a successful TV producer, wife and mother, with a busy work and home life. Yet for 45 years, she was locked in a war with her body ...

2 May 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By David Joland

I think I probably enjoy writing comedy, creating businesses and spending time with my kids in equal measure. Unfortunately the lack of sales for my debut novel “Janet & John ...

2 May 2018

5 Ways To Approach Fitness As A Feminist Issue

In our new book Fit at Mid-Life: A Feminist Fitness Journey, we offer and promote the idea of fitness as a feminist issue. Women especially, but also men, can benefit ...

2 May 2018

If Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness What Does?

Its official according to an 80-year study on happiness just released by Harvard, money doesn’t make you happy. Close relationships (more than money or fame) are the thing that makes us ...

2 May 2018

Why The Issue Of Gender Equality Is Far From Dealt With

In our society today, we are extraordinarily lucky to have feminist wonder women to provide a ‘lift’ for other women on their way to the higher ‘floors’ of our society:  ...

1 May 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Vanessa De Haan

One of my ancestors was Admiral FitzRoy, who invented a type of barometer as well as the weather forecast, and therefore saved many lives at sea. He was also captain ...

1 May 2018

10 Tips For Writing Thriller Novels By Robert Hobbs

Following the release of his debut thriller novel, Robert Hobbs shares his top 10 ingredients for writing a successful thriller: Sexy locations or unusual places of interest add so much ...

1 May 2018

My Writing Day By Laura Madeleine

I’m lucky enough to have been writing full-time for about five years now. I live with my partner, who is also freelance. It’s great in some respects, in that we ...

1 May 2018

Expecting The Unexpected By Melissa Hill

My husband figured that something was up when I’d gone off Mexican food. Rarely a week goes by when we don’t tuck into something spicy and for him this was ...

1 May 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Isaac Kuhnberg

I like to keep my everyday life and my writing life separate. My first book was published some years ago when I was the buyer in a bookshop, and I ...

1 May 2018

The Soundtrack To My Writing By Kristen Lepionka

I always listen to music when I write, but the type depends on my mood and on the scene I’m writing. Because I’m also a musician (guitar and piano, plus ...

1 May 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Emma Tallon

I have a very overactive imagination, so although I can read or watch a certain amount of violence, I can’t deal with anything even remotely creepy or scary. This even ...

30 April 2018

10 Reasons To Visit Calke Abbey

Following the release of her debut book, The Girl in the Abbey, author Jessica Collett discusses the place that inspired her writing, and why you should visit: Inspiration can often ...

30 April 2018

Finding Meaning And Peace After Suicide By Tara J Lal

When someone close to you takes their own life, it feels as if a bomb has exploded in your family home. It shatters your assumptions about the solidity and safety ...

30 April 2018

Five Ways I Make My Writing Day Work

I am not very good at multitasking. In fact, I’ll admit I’m terrible. I can’t even prepare a meal if it requires cooking several things at once, (burnt chicken and ...

27 April 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By S R Summers

People always think I’m about ten years younger than I really am - which I love. I won’t ever complain about this. Indigo Lost is my first published book, but ...

27 April 2018

Why We Should All Get To Know Our Personality Type

Bestselling author Melodie Dubois has spent nearly 20 years studying the Enneagram – a type of personality test- and it helped her to overcome the emotional obstacles holding her back ...

27 April 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz shares the top 10 things that her readers should know about her, following the release of her seventh collection of poetry, How to Love the Empty Air ...

27 April 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By S D Monaghan

When I left school, I worked in insurance during the day and studied accountancy at night. That lasted all of six hellish months before in a single day-of-enlightenment, I dropped ...

26 April 2018

Buried Alive By Abigail Sinclair

Abigail Sinclair is an author and a songwriter who has a passion for raising awareness of domestic abuse. Her ambition is to help others flee abusive relationships and to seek ...