Celebrity Interviews

5 August 2021

Seven things about me, by Naomi Gibson

Today (August 5th, 2021) marks the release of author Naomi Gibson's new novel, Every Line Of You. To celebrate, we asked her to reveal some interesting facts all about her, so ...
5 August 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Daisy Wood

- I’m a late developer! I’ve had several children’s books published under various names but The Clockmaker’s Wife is my first book for adults and I’m in my sixties. Don’t ...

3 August 2021

Exclusive: Former footballer Chris Waddle reveals the secret behind his iconic mullet

It is a haircut that became as famous as the footballer who modelled it and now Chris Waddle has revealed there was a secret behind his famous mullet. Speaking exclusively ...
2 August 2021

Seven things about me, by Merryn Allingham

To celebrate the release of her new book, The Bookshop Murder, we asked author Merryn Allingham to let readers know a little more about her... 1. My parents married in India—my mother ...
2 August 2021

Exclusive: Ebony Rainford-Brent discusses new cricket competition The Hundred

After waiting so long for brand new cricket competition The Hundred to get underway, given Covid restrictions forced its debut season to be pushed back a year, the tournament has ...
29 July 2021

Exclusive: Georgia Elwiss discusses new cricket competition The Hundred

The covers on a completely new form of cricket, The Hundred, have finally been taken off and Birmingham Phoenix player, Georgia Elwiss, couldn't wait to get the competition started. After its inaugural season ...
28 July 2021

Exclusive interview with Alex Lightman, director of Night Book

An interactive movie allows you to control real-life people, and watch as your choices make deep ripples in a more real world; this concept is becoming more and more popular, ...
28 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about my new book by Carly Schabowski

The research for this novel was arduous! I was working full-time, teaching and writing my PhD whilst writing this novel, and I can’t quite believe that I ever managed to ...

26 July 2021

Exclusive: Hannah Cockroft MBE discusses the FA Disability Cup and the upcoming Paralympics

Team GB Paralympian Hannah Cockroft MBE is gearing up to fly out to Tokyo for the Games in just a few weeks but before she could think about going for ...
22 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Sonia Velton, author of The Image of Her

1. I am Myers-Briggs type INTP: This makes me very good at sitting alone in my ivory tower writing, but also very good at changing my mind. My debut novel ...

20 July 2021

How much of yourself should you put into a semi-autobiographical novel? by Lindsey Salatka

I started writing my novel, Fish Heads and Duck Skin, as a memoir about my time living as an expat in China with my family, but I soon felt constrained ...

16 July 2021

Exclusive: Paula Radcliffe MBE discusses taking part in RunFestRun, her career so far and more

Former long distance running royalty, winner of three London Marathons and setter of the world record for the women’s fastest marathon which stood for 16 years, Paula Radcliffe MBE, is ...

15 July 2021

A day in the life of author Lucie Whitehouse

Left to my own devices, I can easily sit at my desk all day, and when a deadline is approaching, I often do. If the deadline’s really close – within ...
14 July 2021

Seven things you may not know about me, by S. E. Lynes

To celebrate the release of her new book Her Sister's Secret, author S. E. Lynes has opened up about seven things her readers may not know about her... 1. I am, or at ...
13 July 2021

Author Sarah Langan tells us about the history of women’s rage and its depiction in fiction

Author of Good Neighbours, Sarah Langan, has written an incredibly insightful and thoughtful account of how women's rage has been percieved in fiction; a must-read as it is a deep collection ...

13 July 2021

The Man at the Bottom of the Garden: A short film about life in lockdown

Lockdown wasn’t easy for anyone. Many people couldn’t see family members for months on end, and other loved ones were kept a long reach away. Now, in 2021, things appear ...

13 July 2021

Exclusive: Allie O'Rourke discusses movie Punch Line based on her own transphobic attack

It was a shocking incident that left a lasting scar on transgender comedian Allie O’Rourke, but now it is about to be turned into a film that can change a ...

12 July 2021

Exclusive: Greg Rusedski discusses OPPO's Courting the Colour campaign and his impressive career

British-Canadian tennis legend, Greg Rusedski, is one of the few people who can watch aspiring tennis greats on centre court at Wimbledon and confess that he too has played on ...
10 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Ellen Alpsten, author of Tsarina

I was born in the Kenyan highlands, where my father worked as a Veterinary Surgeon. His task was to keep track of the Somali herdsmen and stem the spread of ...

8 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me, by Barbara Josselsohn

To celebrate the release of her new book The Lily Garden, we asked author Barbara Josselsohn to let us in on seven things she'd like her readers to know about her! Here's ...
8 July 2021

Seven tips for writing a timeslip novel by Clare Marchant

The term 'timeslip' applies to books where someone travels back in time, and also to those where the two timelines are separate but connected by a common theme, and this ...

8 July 2021

Chasing a dream that no longer lives up to expectation by Annie Robertson

When my husband and I first married, we talked about owning a house with a vineyard or orchard in Italy or France when we retired. The idea was that my ...

8 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Elle Connel

I like my steak blue, or preferably raw. My dad loves to recount a ‘hilarious’ anecdote about when I was two years old and sitting in a shopping trolley parked by ...

8 July 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Sarah Alderson, author of The Stalker

I had never considered writing anything until I was around 30 and my husband and I decided to quit our jobs and backpack around the world. I wasn’t sure how ...