Celebrity Interviews

12 May 2022

Author Jan Casey shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

To have many more than seven things I’d like my readers to know about me must be a sign of a varied, happy and fulfilled life. But I had to ...

12 May 2022

My perfect summer by Sue Moorcroft, author of Summer at the French Cafe

I love summer and I love hot weather. I think I must be part lizard, because I bask in the sun whenever I’m on holiday or on a writing break. ...

12 May 2022

Author of The End of Men, Christina Sweeney-Baird shares seven things about her

1. First hand experience of hospital: In The End of Men a virus to which women are immune kills 90 per cent of the world’s men. An early scene happens in A ...

11 May 2022

Catherine Yardley, author of Ember shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

-  I moved around a lot as a child. I grew up in Scotland but we moved to different places in the Scottish Borders and then Lanarkshire. It meant I ...

9 May 2022

Jan Rothney, author of Breaking Free shares the connection between Covid & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In 2003, Jan Rothney was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS - then known as M.E.). She recovered partially but relapsed severely in 2006 and spent several years struggling to ...

8 May 2022

Ellie Wood, author of The Wildwater Women shares how the Lake District has inspired her writing

I grew up in the Lake District, and it’s shaped who I am very strongly. When I lived in London, I’d yearn for it like a long-distance love. I spent ...

6 May 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Kevin discusses his $100,000 win, villainous moves and more!

That’s a wrap! Big Brother Canada Season 10 has officially come to a close, with an epic finale that saw Kevin Jacobs win and take home the $100,000 prize. We ...
6 May 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Finalists Betty and Josh discuss their game, a 'bitter' Jury and more!

That’s a wrap! Big Brother Canada Season 10 has officially reached its conclusion, with an epic finale that saw Betty Yirsaw finish in third place, with Josh Nash just missing ...
5 May 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Haleena on her 'annoying little sister' relationship with Jacey-Lynne

With the Big Brother Canada Season 10 finale airing tonight (May 5th, 2022) on Global, we caught up with fourth place finalist, Haleena Gill, to chat all about her shock ...
5 May 2022

Why do we love reading about wars? by Liz Trenow, author of Searching For My Daughter

New York Times and USA Today bestselling historical fiction author Liz Trenow’s newest novel, Searching for My Daughter, is set against the backdrop of the Second World War. She ponders ...

5 May 2022

Ann Sei Lin, author of Rebel Skies shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

My dad is blind but he loves books and listens to them via screen reader. Growing up, the sound of electronic voices was a constant background presence. Instead of doing ...

4 May 2022

Alex Woolf, author of Mr Jones shares seven things he'd like his readers to know about him

1. I grew up in a cult. It was like a cross between an Indian ashram and a Victorian boarding school. We studied Sanskrit and eastern philosophy, and were beaten ...

3 May 2022

Combining successful entrepreneurship with successful parenting by Melina Abbott

A big challenge when it comes to combining entrepreneurship with parenting is a feeling of guilt. You feel guilty that you’re not focussing on your business whilst you’re with your ...

3 May 2022

E Lockhart, author of Family of Liars reveals seven secrets about her to celebrate her new book

My new book, Family of Liars, is full of secrets — fun, ugly, shocking, sad, you name it. If you’ve read We Were Liars, this book is a prequel to ...

3 May 2022

Lisa Moss, author of SuperQuesters discusses the importance of STEM learning in young children

Shortly after our twin daughters were born in 2014, Thomas (my husband) and I started to look for ways to begin nurturing and developing their curiosity and foundational STEM skills. ...

3 May 2022

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Liz Michalski, author of Darling Girl

1) Writing for me is a way to figure out what’s going on in my life. When I wrote DARLING GIRL, I gave the first draft to a friend to ...

2 May 2022

The act of kindness by Donna Ashworth, author of I Wish I Knew

‘Be kind’ they told us, when the world lost Caroline flack. And those two words flew swiftly around the internet, spreading their message. Yet in no time at all, you ...

1 May 2022

Seven things I would tell my younger self by Lola Jaye, author of The Attic Child

It’s never a good idea to look back and lament on things I cannot change. But if younger me had met current me- she’d have met someone not only older ...

30 April 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Jacey-Lynne discusses volatile relationship with Haleena

As the tenth season of Big Brother Canada reaches its final week, one Houseguest was sent packing from the House and sent to Jury, just missing out on being able ...
28 April 2022

Seven things I'd learned about women over 50, by Ellen Warner, author of The Second Half

I am a photojournalist and portrait photographer. My specialties traditionally were author portraits and photographing indigenous cultures, such as tribal groups in northern Vietnam and the people who live in ...

28 April 2022

Seven insights into the roles of Ancient Egypt, ancestry & mythology in Felix Unbound by Cathy Gunn

Cathy Gunn was a financial journalist and editor before turning to fiction. Scottish by descent, she was born in Tanzania and grew up in Nigeria, Scotland and parts of England ...

28 April 2022

Seven life lessons from photojournalist and author of photo-memoir Stuff Happens, Tor Eigeland

In Stuff Happens Norwegian-born Tor looks back on a life packed with adventures, starting in 1947 when he set off from Oslo – aged just 16 – as a deckhand ...

28 April 2022

Author Aiwanose Odafen shares seven things she wants her readers to know about her

1. My writing career began as something of a dare: I’d always been a voracious reader, but I never actually saw myself writing, talk less of having anything published. I ...

28 April 2022

Mark Eccleston explains why he chose an art conservator to solve the murky crimes of The Trust

Everyone who writes whodunnits is looking for an amateur detective with a unique set of skills. Literary crimes are more fun when they’re solved by gardeners, vicars, magicians and chefs. ...