Celebrity Interviews

8 March 2018

No More Broken Families By Nina Farr

When I became a single mother back in 2012, there are a few things I think I would have liked to know. If you’re raising your family alone, or you ...

8 March 2018

10 Things I Learnt About Women Priests While Writing My Book By Louise Rowland

Before I started writing my novel The Girls’ Book of Priesthood, I interviewed over twenty women priests from all around the UK. It was a fascinating, often humbling, experience, as ...

8 March 2018

5 Ways My Scientific Background Has Helped Me To Write My New Novel By Emma Young

General knowledge about psychology       Psychopathy, anger, empathy, Dissociative Identity Disorder… As a science journalist with a degree in psychology, I’ve written about countless psychology topics over the years. Since psychology ...

8 March 2018

My Top 10 Comfort Foods By Debbie Johnson

When I came up with the idea for a series of books set around the Comfort Food Cafe, I had a very clear image of what it would be like ...

8 March 2018

To Reach Your Goal, Stop Breaking A Promise To Yourself

If you decide on a goal— for example, “I’m going to write a novel” or “I’m going to run a 10K”— your subconscious will formulate the likelihood of that happening ...

8 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Tina LeCount Myers

I’m a binge writer. I wish I could be one of those amazingly disciplined writers who write every day. But I’m not. I give myself a word count I want ...

8 March 2018

10 Things You Should Know About Having Anxiety With A New Born

By mind coach and TV presenter Anna Williamson 1- The days and weeks after giving birth are amongst the most surreal and emotionally challenging, take each day as it comes and remove any expectation from ...

8 March 2018

10 Things You Never Knew About Gypsy Gangland By Jessie Keane

1/ Gypsies don’t form ‘gangs’ as such – they have large families which are very closely knitted together, even if living in different parts of the country.  Family is a ...

8 March 2018

11 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Fiona Kidman

To celebrate the release of her new book All Day at the Movies- author Fiona Kidman tells us a bit more about the author behind the books.  I was an ...

7 March 2018

What Makes A Great Heroine?

In a time where so many women are finding their voices – speaking up for themselves and those around them – it’s more important than ever to have strong, badass ...

7 March 2018

6 Things You Never Knew About Birds Of Prey

The hero and heroine fall in love whilst working with birds of prey in romantic comedy novel Little Teashop of Horrors, one of two books by Jane Lovering, both published by Choc Lit, shortlisted ...

6 March 2018

RIPL Exclusive Interview

Returning with his second single EMA is German-born artist RIPL, oozing passionate and infectious vocals in all of his work. Since going solo he’s seen some great success, so we ...

6 March 2018

How The Eczema Detox Is Different To An Everyday Detox

More than 90 percent of eczema sufferers are sensitive to a range of artificial chemicals but did you know natural food chemicals also trigger eczema? Registered nutritionist, Karen Fischer, has ...

6 March 2018

Why My Book About A Missing Woman Is Not About a Missing Woman

By Julia Kite When I read fiction, I like a story that tidies up all its loose ends. That is why, at first consideration, it seems strange that I am ...

6 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Claire Dyer

I only like square-ended chips so when I’m out my friends give me their square-ended ones I give them my pointy-ended ones. My favourite crisps are folded-over ones. I used ...

6 March 2018

How To Be A Freelance Writer

When I meet people at parties – which, sadly, isn’t too often these days, because I have two small children and they are assassins of adult fun – we do ...

6 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Martin J Worthy

It is never easy being the second son, you see it in so many families. Always having to play ‘catch up’. Around the time that every one of his friends ...

6 March 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Mitch Silver

I started writing The Bookworm eight years ago. It was going to be a book, then a movie script, and then a book again. In 2010 I was going to ...

6 March 2018

Read The 'Hillary Clinton' Chapter From The Little Book Of Feminist Saints

In 1969, a twenty-one-year-old Hillary Rodham delivered the com­mencement speech on behalf of her class at Wellesley College. “I find myself in a familiar position,” she began, “that of reacting, ...

5 March 2018

Read An Exclusive Extract From 'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' By Michelle McNamara

That summer I hunted the serial killer at night from my daughter’s playroom. For the most part I mimicked the bedtime routine of a normal person. Teeth brushed. Pajamas on. ...

5 March 2018

A Woman Of Her Own Mind By Sarah Bryson

As a woman living in a male dominated age Mary Tudor may be forgiven for submitting to her fate. After the death of her first husband, King Louis XII of ...

2 March 2018

How 6 Years In A Cult Inspired Me To Write A Novel

As the number of UK cults continue to rise, young people are more at risk than ever of being recruited, warns the author and alleged former Christian cult member, Rhys ...

2 March 2018

Alberteen Exclusive Interview

Following on from the success of their critically-acclaimed albums Miss World and A French Connection, Alberteen are back with their brand new single The Son’s Room, out now via Rhythm ...

2 March 2018

The Necessity Of The Female Friendship

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Sonja Bajic, illustrator and author of What My Girlfriends Told Me, shares her story about the first time she realised that women are more ...