Celebrity Interviews

29 September 2020

Seven rituals for peace by Nikki Van de Car

We are just beginning to recover from the nightmare that was 2020. It’s going to take some time, and it’s important to allow ourselves the space to try to find ...

29 September 2020

Seven ways to look after your wellbeing as a creative

Taking self-care seriously is key, and that means more than a long soak in a warm bath, although that often helps. There is so much information out there about wellbeing ...

29 September 2020

10 MORE things I'd like my readers to know about me by Anna Mansell

1. I lived by the sea for ten years and only recently started swimming in it. The sea was always for looking at, not going in because I am Generation ...

28 September 2020

Top tips for autumn cycling by James Witts

Covid-19 has shaken the world – and it shows no signs of going anywhere just yet. But through the darkness, a beacon of light shines in the form of the ...

28 September 2020

History was the inspiration for my prizewinning book by Melissa Oliver

Winner of the RNA’s 2020 Joan Hessayon Award, for The Rebel Heiress and the Knight, published by Mills & Boon Historical. 2015 was the 800 year anniversary of the famous ...

28 September 2020

Why self care is important for mums-to-be

We live in a society, where we have grown up believing that aches and pains are just part and parcel of being pregnant. However there really are practical techniques that ...

28 September 2020

10 MORE Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Debbie Rix

When asked to consider what I’d like my readers to know about me, I have to confess to a conundrum. I’m a rather private person and tend to shy away ...

24 September 2020

Kevin Jackson discusses his new book Legion

When friends ask me how long it took to research and write Legion: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Lawrence of Arabia, I sometimes say “Pretty much exactly half a century.” ...

24 September 2020

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Philip Bowne

1. I volunteered in the Calais ‘jungle’ refugee camp in 2016. It was a heart-breaking experience. My time there helped to shape a section in Cows Can’t Jump where Billy ...

24 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Caroline Young

As many writers can no doubt understand, struggling to find time to write while balancing a full-time job is a constant challenge. Over the last few years I squeezed in ...

24 September 2020

Write what you know by Ben Ellis

'Write what you know' is solid yet uninspiring advice for new writers. It's fine as long as you don't want to write science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, superhero graphic novels ...

24 September 2020

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Clara Benson

1. I used to be a translator and lived in Italy for a few years, so I speak fluent Italian. Obviously when I started studying the language I made a ...

23 September 2020

Anthony Joshua 'isn't interested in dating' and insists he's 'married to boxing'

Jumping headfirst into Peperami's Love At First Bite challenge, Anthony Joshua had an experience he'll always remember. When it comes to dating however, the boxing champion has no interest in going ...

22 September 2020

Female First reviews...Cafeyn

Who would have thought years ago that you would have access to all your favourite magazines in one place? Well with Cafeyn, you can, so as a fellow online platform ...

22 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Ginny Bell

When lockdown began, I was writing Book 2 of The Dover Café series, and was confident that if I stuck to my strict regime of 2000 words a day, five ...

21 September 2020

My top ten signs you're in a manipulative relationship by Hélene Fermont

My characters and storylines frequently deal with abuse and controlling behaviours and actions. Certainly, my recent psychological thriller, One Fatal Night, deals with painful past events and how they affect ...

21 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Lily Hayden

Being an author during lockdown is definitely not the hardest job in the world. We’re used to locking ourselves away with our laptops, assorted pets, and buckets of coffee, but ...

18 September 2020

Seven signs you're in a toxic relationship by Sandra Ten Hoope

You remember it so well, the moment you first saw him. One look and you felt your knees weakening. This was HIM. The one. Your soulmate. He swept you off ...

17 September 2020

Exclusive: Hannah Ferrier on life after Below Deck Med, her new podcast and her pregnancy!

It's been an incredibly wild 12 months for Hannah Ferrier. Not only is she expecting her first child with her partner Josh, but fans of Below Deck Mediterranean saw her time ...

17 September 2020

Exclusive: Tom Fletcher chats all about his LEGO collaboration to celebrate new LEGO Super Mario

Tom Fletcher is a man known for many things. Whether you fell in love with McFly's music, have read his children's books to your young ones, or have enjoyed his ...
17 September 2020

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Abby Davies

1) I’m not as creepy as you might think! I’ve read lots of psychological thrillers (and have a thing for Edgar Allen Poe and Stephen King), but also enjoy the ...

17 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Emily Hourican

At first there was excitement – the rush of adrenalin that comes with the sudden and possibly dangerous. I was sent home from the newspaper office, my children were sent ...

17 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Emma Curtis

I had just been given the green light and started writing my fifth book for Transworld when Lockdown hit. Like a number of authors, I found it hard to focus ...