Celebrity Interviews

14 September 2020

Launching a novel in the time of Covid by Molly Gartland

Way back in January, my family and I raised a glass to 2020, a year that was meant to be truly outstanding. In 2020, my debut novel The Girl from ...

13 September 2020

Seven tips to get your teens to go sugar free

Author of Could It Be Insulin Resistance? (Hammersmith Books) Education is one of the most important things if you want to bring about a lifestyle change, as cutting out sugar ...

12 September 2020

Launching a book post lockdown by Alex Churchill

The Temple area of London, where generations of barristers have lived and worked, has survived the Plague, the Great Fire of London and the Blitz. But I doubt it had ...

11 September 2020

Drip feed your self esteem with mini boosts

Most people don’t realise that self-esteem is knocked back more by everyday events than by the big setbacks in life. For example, we can get used to being herded like ...

11 September 2020

Female First reviews...Audible

Audible is advertised on pretty much every YouTube video I click on these days, so I figured it was about time I tried it out along with my colleagues here ...

10 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Adalyn Grace

I was asked by Female First to share what I’ve been doing during the pandemic. Here are the main ways I’ve been spending my time: 1 – I’ve been hunting ...

10 September 2020

Exclusive: Georgia Blizzard discusses her role in new ITV drama The Singapore Grip

Based on JG Farrell's 1978 novel of the same name, ITV's upcoming six-part drama The Singapore Grip follows a family of wealthy Britons living in the titular country following Japan's ...

10 September 2020

My experience of travelling world to find 'thrivers' by Emma J Bell

Tears dropped onto my phone as his email message blurred before my eyes. John was dying. That’s what he’d written to tell me. He had end-stage kidney disease and he ...

10 September 2020

Seven ways to be hopeful in a pandemic by Bernadette Russell

In the midst of all this seemingly endless bad news, with gloomy economic forecasts, a climate emergency not to mention a global pandemic- how do we save ourselves from falling ...

8 September 2020

How not to kill your partner during lockdown by Sharon Doering

You thought being stuck together might be a cutesy rom-com. Turns out, it’s a horror story. Deadly glares. Screaming. A shocking crime scene. Well, not really, but the kitchen looks ...

7 September 2020

Exclusive: Emmett Scanlan on becoming a father again and working on TV thriller The Deceived

Emmett Scanlan’s world was transformed all over again in late July and he is loving every second of it. Some 18 years after his daughter gave him a whole new perspective ...

5 September 2020

Naturi Naughton on returning as Tasha St. Patrick in Power spin-off Book II: Ghost

Fans of critically-acclaimed series Power were disappointed to see the show come to an end with its sixth season, but not for long! Showrunners Courtney A. Kemp and 50 Cent quickly ...
4 September 2020

Mary J. Blige discusses her role in highly-anticipated Power spin-off Book II: Ghost

When it was revealed the Power universe would be expanding despite the original series coming to a close, fans were excited to see what creator Courtney A. Kemp had up her sleeve. ...
4 September 2020

Seven quick wins to keep well and beat Covid by Jim Pollard

Quit for Covid - there’s never a bad time to stop smoking and quitting now has a double benefit. Smoking is a Covid-19 risk in itself because of the lung ...

4 September 2020

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by Elizabeth Neep

1. I don’t know whether I’m doing it right either. My new book, Never Say No tells Hailey’ story of finding her feet in her late twenties, letting go of ...

3 September 2020

Exclusive: Irish Olympic hopeful Shane Ryan on his preparations for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games

Irish Olympic hopeful Shane Ryan has lifted the lid on his preparations for next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, as the swimmer revealed he is desperate to give his nation ...
3 September 2020

The resilience of a working mum by Tava O’Halloran

As the youngest female to own a collection of award-winning, culture-changing nightclubs in East London, Tava O’Halloran juggled a busy career, crippling failure, financial ruin, and bounced between both sides ...

3 September 2020

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Abigail Horne

Abigail Horne is the hugely successful founder of Authors & Co, a partnership publishing company specialising in helping people tell their story so they can leave behind a legacy – ...

3 September 2020

How my work as a journalist influenced my new novel The Silent Daughter

I’ve always written stories. When I was wee I hand-made little comics and when I was at secondary school I wrote a weekly School Buzz column for my local paper. ...

3 September 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Yorkshire author Jack Sheffield

I had just written, ‘Sex, drugs and rock and roll,’ when my wife popped her head round my study door and announced, ‘We’re in lockdown!’ This isn’t a usual line ...

3 September 2020

Do farmers make great romantic heroes & heroines?

By Suzanne Snow  For me, every time. Why is that? Firstly, they’re capable, resourceful people. Not only in carrying out their day jobs but able to turn their hands to ...

3 September 2020

Nine tips for aspiring authors by Nicola Gill

From how to deal with feedback to whether you should edit as you go along, here’s some advice that could bring you closer to seeing your name on a cover. ...

3 September 2020

Why buy artisan cheese?

There are more farmhouse and artisan cheesemakers in Britain today than at any time since the 1930s. During wartime and up to 1954, the government ordered that milk could only ...