Celebrity Interviews

26 July 2018

My inspiration for The Last Thing She Told Me by Linda Green

It was something which my nan said, shortly before she died a couple of years ago, which made me think about the secrets people take to their graves. Particularly women, ...

26 July 2018

10 Tips to get you through your teenage years by Lucy and Lydia Connell

Pick a fear and conquer it! We all have something that scares us but conquring a fear is the best feeling! Everyone has something that scares them but the feeling ...

26 July 2018

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Ausma Zehanat Khan

My older sister and I were born in Leicester, England and my family lived in Birmingham for two and a half years, where both my younger brothers were born. I ...

26 July 2018

The Rise In Popularity Of Crime Fiction/Domestic Noir

It’s official, crime fiction is the most popular genre in the UK, outselling every other category of fiction in 2017 according to Nielsen Bookscan data. We cannot, it seems, get ...

24 July 2018

Morgan Jones discusses his new book 'The Good Sister'

At the beginning of 2015, three London schoolgirls travelled to Syria to join Islamic State. The oldest was only sixteen, and all three were described in the hundreds of newspaper ...

24 July 2018

Todd Haynes discusses directing new movie Wonderstruck & working with Millicent Simmonds [EXCLUSIVE]

After a long search to find the young actress who would play a crucial role in Wonderstruck Todd Haynes says that when he first saw Millicent Simmonds’ audition tape he ...

24 July 2018

A day in the life of me by Gina Kirkham

After more years than I care to remember working shifts as a front line police officer, since retirement, my days now have a relatively leisurely start; as long as Bailey, ...

24 July 2018

How we remain close friends while living two thousand miles apart by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke

The first rule in managing a long-distance friendship? Do not communicate before the person in the earlier time zone has been properly caffeinated! That is one of the many lessons ...

23 July 2018

Steven Soderbergh discusses the unsettling nature of his latest thriller Unsane [EXCLUSIVE]

Steven Soderbergh continues to be at the forefront of visual storytelling, nearly three decades since winning the Palme d’Or with his debut film sex, lies, and videotape (1989). From feature ...

23 July 2018

My writing space by Sam Carrington

So far, I’ve written each of my novels in a different location of the house. Saving Sophie moved around quite a lot but was mainly penned either at the breakfast ...

22 July 2018

KOSCHKA discusses inspirations, goals and more following debut solo single release [EXCLUSIVE]

Already the lead singer of indie-electro quarter Nausica, singer-songwriter KOSCHKA is now stepping out on her own to release some incredible solo material. With her debut The Flood already making ...

20 July 2018

My writing cave by Tracy Buchanan

My latest novel features a writer who leaves her family to go to live in a cave. While I wouldn’t dream of doing that, I do have my own cave ...

19 July 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Frances Maynard

Like my central character, Elvira, I love animals. Dogs, guinea-pigs, orang-utans, wolves and tigers all feature in the book. I’m lucky enough to live in a beautiful part of the ...

19 July 2018

5 Things you ought to know about the world by David Adam

By ‘know’, I mean to experience for yourself, and with your whole being. This is a knowing that should vibrates in all your senses and in your heart. It will ...

19 July 2018

Peter Graystone discusses his new book The Bare Bible

Can I tell you my new favourite Bible verse? It’s Leviticus 19:19: Do not wear clothing woven from two kinds of material. I’m not joking! Since I realised what it ...

18 July 2018

10 Things to consider when writing a saga set in a specific time period by Pam Howes

I set my stories during and after WW2, up to the early sixties so most of the ten points here apply. My characters are likely to be living on a ...

18 July 2018

7 Tips for guiding girls safely through their teens

By Kim McCabe, author of From Daughter to Woman, parenting girls safely through their teens (published by Robinson on 18th July) This will help you to understand your child at ...

17 July 2018

Shannon Beador discusses The Real Housewives of Orange County being “difficult to watch” [EXCLUSIVE]

The Real Housewives of Orange County has been entertaining audiences for 12 seasons to-date, and now with an incredible 13th season underway, we got to put some quick questions to ...

17 July 2018

10 Things to remember when writing a psychological thriller by Shalini Boland

Every author has their own individual way of writing, but these are my own personal tips. An insight into how I craft my psychological thrillers. I plot the novel right ...

17 July 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Laura Briggs

That probably seems like a lot, but it's a world that offers SO MUCH potential for romance and even humor. I love the little details that come together to make ...

16 July 2018

7 Tips for weaning your baby

Keep it simple. Offer simple, real foods – vegetables, fruits, unrefined grains, pulses, fish and meat, smooth nut butters, a little organic dairy. Eating with the seasons is a really ...

16 July 2018

Herta Maria Moser shares what it's like being published for the first time at the age of 98

‘The Singing Chair and other stories’ is a delightfully quirky collection just published by Matador. It reflects the fascinating and culturally rich life and times of the author, Herta Maria ...

16 July 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Quinton Skinner

Much of my novel takes place in Minneapolis, where I’ve lived for more than two decades. It’s a city known for natural beauty, lots of culture, and winters that are ...

16 July 2018

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Ingrid Alexandra

I’m terrified of heights. They had to send me back down to the ground in an internal lift at Duck and Waffle. Despite the previous point, I’ve been skydiving. (I ...