Celebrity Interviews

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 ...

8 July 2021

How I spent my lockdown by Pam Weaver, author of At Home By The Sea

Back in March 2020, I was part way through getting Home by the Sea on paper so for a short period of time I was completely submerged in the lives ...

6 July 2021

Read about the inspiration for What Big Teeth, as written by author Rose Szabo

What Big Teeth is a gothic horror written by Rose Szabo, and is available from today (July 6th, 2020). The novel follows Eleanor who returns home after being away for ...
1 July 2021

A day in the life of Laura Lippman, author of Dream Girl

The alarm goes off at 5 a.m. Some days I need it, some days I don’t; insomnia is an old friend and drops by frequently. Until six months ago, it ...

1 July 2021

Seven things to know about resilience by Nicola Morgan

Resilience is the ability to bounce back after a setback so that you have the courage to do two things: first, to face it again if necessary, learning from the ...

1 July 2021

Why breathwork is set to be one of 2021's biggest trends by Oliver James, author of 21 Breaths

Ten years ago, few of us had even heard of Breathwork but now it is on the brink of being everywhere. What is Breathwork and why is it set to ...