Celebrity Interviews

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. ...

28 April 2022

Author Emma Block shares seven ways watercolour can help you on your mindfulness journey

-  A flow state is when you are completely absorbed in a task, not thinking about anything else and not trying to multitask. It’s really good for your mental well-being ...

28 April 2022

Seven things you need to know about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome by Nitu Bajekal and Rohini Bajekal

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder worldwide, affecting at least 1 in 10 women and people assigned female at birth (AFAB). It is a complex condition ...

28 April 2022

Author Sarah Sultoon, author of The Shot shares five things she'd like her readers to know about her

I am a trained classical pianist... at least I used to be, along with the violin, viola, guitar and a bit of flute. I also used to sing until years ...

28 April 2022

Author of Guilty Women, Melanie Blake shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

-  1. I never dreamed I would ever be successful as an author. After having such a brilliant career as a showbiz agent for twenty years I had almost given up ...

28 April 2022

The rise and fall, and rise again of the rom-com by Niamh Hargan, author of Twelve Days in May

Since the earliest days of cinema, the romantic comedy has been a mainstay. Many of those whom we think of as “the greats” – from Cary Grant to Katharine Hepburn ...

28 April 2022

Top five books about mothers and daughters by Jennifer Saint, author of Elektra

Clytemnestra and Elektra are an infamously dysfunctional mother-daughter pairing of Greek mythology and it was the twisted dynamic of their relationship that drew me irresistibly towards writing my novel Elektra. ...

28 April 2022

Author Molly Green discusses the research behind her new book Summer Secrets at Bletchley Park

Signing a contract with Avon HarperCollins for my new series: The Bletchley Park Girls, meant I had to get down to some serious research. I would be pushing my brain ...

28 April 2022

Author of What Eden Did Next, Sheila O'Flanagan shares what you need to know about writing a book

1. No one else can do it for you (unless you’re a mega celeb with a ghost writer and all you have to do is write your name). But otherwise ...

27 April 2022

How to know if you're in a relationship with a keeper by Cathy Press, author of When Love Bites

When we first get involved in a relationship, we never imagine it will turn sour. It’s exciting to meeting someone new and attractive and we start to fantasise about our ...

26 April 2022

The effects of holding onto unresolved grief by Dipti Solanki, author of Grief, Heartbreak and Hope

Unresolved or unhealed grief is something so many of us are holding onto because it remains a taboo, and a difficult subject to address. It’s painful, inconvenient, messy and it ...

26 April 2022

Six things I'd like readers to know about me, by Freida McFadden, author of The Housemaid

To celebrate the release of her new psychological thriller The Housemaid, we asked author Freida McFadden to tell us all about herself, giving 'six things' she'd like her readers to ...
26 April 2022

T Kingfisher, author of Nettle and Bone shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

1. I garden. A lot. I spend hours in the garden during spring, and I’d spend more hours in summer if it wasn’t so brutally hot here. In winter, I ...

26 April 2022

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Michelle Paver, author of Wolfbane

1)  As a child in the 60s, people called me a tomboy, because I preferred reading "boys' books", and I loved climbing trees.  I'm sixty-one now, but I still like ...

25 April 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Victims of the triple eviction discuss where things went wrong

The most chaotic night in Big Brother Canada Season 10 took place at the end of last week (April 22nd, 2022), which saw not one, not two, but three Houseguests ...
25 April 2022

Seven tips for the plant curious by Drs Shireen Kassam & Zahra Kassam authors of Eating Plant-Based

There is a growing interest in adopting a plant-based diet as more and more people recognise the benefits for personal and planetary health. Whether you are considering a transition to ...

25 April 2022

Lara Pictet interview: Award-winning actress on being a woman in the film industry [EXCLUSIVE]

Award-winning Swiss actress and producer, Lara Pictet, is going from strength to strength and starring across four exciting new film releases in 2022, including Dakota and Renegades. Also slated for release in ...

22 April 2022

Big Brother Canada Season 10: Evictee Moose on making Jury, recording an EP with Hermon and more

Big Brother Canada Season 10 continues to stun audiences with its twists and turns and last week, saw Moose Bendago evicted as the second member of the Jury. Following the ...
22 April 2022

Author Yonnie Garber shares simple things we can change in our lives to help save the earth

I wish I were brave enough to be a climate change activist – but I’m not. Instead I’m doing my bit through writing children’s eco-adventures. I wrote “CLASH OF THE ...

22 April 2022

How to tune into the seasons to super-charge your energy levels and feel happier

Our relationship with the forces of nature around us, particularly if we live in urban areas, can be compromised at best and in complete disarray at worst. But in Chinese ...
21 April 2022

How to fall in love with motherhood by Antonella Gambotto-Burke

Writing Apple: Sex, Drugs, Motherhood and the Recovery of the Feminine shocked me, if only because I never before understood why our culture addresses motherhood as trivial. The most important ...

20 April 2022

Tanya Ibberson, author of The Financial Flight Plan shares seven ways to avoid getting into bad debt

With interest rates on the rise, energy prices soaring and National Insurance increases hitting our pockets this month, money and debt management is on everyone’s mind. And rightly so. With ...

19 April 2022

Kate Jackson interview: Bellator MMA fighter discusses training ahead of fight at Wembley Arena

Bellator MMA fighter Kate Jackson is currently training for her fight on May 13th, 2022 in front of a home crowd at the iconic OVO Arena (Wembley Arena). She will ...