Celebrity Interviews

4 February 2020

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Alexa Donne

My junior year of high school, when I was sixteen, I was selected for the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange program, a government scholarship program that each year sends 200 Americans ...

3 February 2020

Holly Rivers: 10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me

If I could summon a spectre, it would probably be that of Tove Jansson. She lived on an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Finland, and I’d ask her to ...

3 February 2020

Elaine Birchall discusses her new book Conquer the Clutter

Eight year- old Timmy glanced up as I arrived and automatically offered, “It just looks like this because she hasn't been able to do very much. She hasn't taken her ...

2 February 2020

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Amadeus Lombardi

-  Motivating people to achieve their dreams and desired stages in life is what I live for. There are so many aspects of motivation and change that talking about all ...

2 February 2020

A top nutritionist reveals what foods we should ALWAYS have in our lunchboxes

-  Omega 3 fats are known as essential fats. That means they’re vital to our health. Not only do they help the brain function better, they’re also used to build ...

2 February 2020

Liz Moore discusses her new novel Long Bright River

-  Please tell us a little bit about your new book Long Bright River.  Long Bright River is the story of two sisters. Kacey, the younger, is suffering from addiction ...

1 February 2020

Top ten writing tips and resolutions for aspiring writers by Jane Riley

How satisfying is it to start the year off with a set of resolutions you assure yourself you’ll achieve – or, as my character Oliver Clock does in The Likely ...

30 January 2020

The advice for healthy living need not be complicated

Professor Michael Gleeson, a world authority on exercise biochemistry and nutrition - and author of new healthy lifestyle guidebook, Eat, Move, Sleep, Repeat - tells us how simple it can ...

30 January 2020

What is a Zen Mama? …and why you need to become one ASAP! by Sarah Ivens

The immeasurable love affair that begins when you become a mother will be life-affirming and beautiful, but along with your bundle of joy the stork nearly always dumps off bags ...

29 January 2020

Exclusive: Curtis Pritchard on his Weight Watchers journey, relationship with Maura and more!

Whether you know him thanks to his time on Ireland's Dancing With The Stars, or his totally awks period on Love Island 2019 which may have started with drama and disaster, but ended ...
28 January 2020

Carol Dyhouse shares the inspiration for her new book Heartthrobs

Women have long found it difficult to talk openly about desire. There have been many reasons for this. One of the most obvious was that when they did, men didn’t ...

27 January 2020

Maria Nolan shares the inspiration for her story of love and loss

Love and Loss is the latest addition to the Timeless Wisdom series from Exisle Publishing which amplifies the voices and life-experiences of mature writers from across the globe, from Ireland ...

27 January 2020

Dr Anne Whitehouse’s four steps to freedom from destructive perfectionism

“As modern women, we are led to believe that we can succeed if we work hard, but more often than not, the reality turns out to be very different. Faced ...

27 January 2020

Why surviving isn't the end of the story

When you’re diagnosed with cancer you have a plan and a purpose. In my case, my plan was multiple operations to remove the tumors in my bowel and my liver, ...

27 January 2020

My top tips for writing your first novel by Jane Eddie

I’ve always been an avid reader with a vivid imagination. I grew up with Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys but more recently I have been intrigued by female authors ...

27 January 2020

My top tips for writing about family relationships by Elizabeth Brown

One thing we will all have in common is family. So actually, we all know about family relationships. They might be good, they might be bad, but there will be ...

27 January 2020

Leashing the Kraken - What to do when your inner saboteur strikes

Drag Queen Rupaul has coined the term “Inner Saboteur” and I quite like it. This is the part of ourselves that is always looking at the negative, predicting worse case ...

27 January 2020

Inspiring young writers by Philip Sealey

When I was ten years old, my dad took me to an auction. Amongst the many items sat waiting to go under the hammer; the only thing that caught my ...

27 January 2020

Finding true love online by Audrey Lindt

Online Dating can be a daunting prospect for women of a certain age. I certainly did. After many years of being a mother, a wife, a career woman. Suddenly my ...

26 January 2020

Gill Rowe shares the inspiration behind her new book Tails You Win

Ogden Nash called the dog ‘Man’s Best Friend’. ‘Woman’s Best Friend’ say I! And more than a friend; a guide and mentor. Years ago, I read in some magazine a ...

24 January 2020

Seven things you ought to know about authors MC D’Alton and Melanie Page

-  We collaborate to write steampunk; the concepts, innovations, the characters the imagineering, are all shared. We’ve fallen in love with it too. Steampunk is a fantasy that is rich ...

23 January 2020

How to write a flawed female protagonist by Jane Alexander

When readers first encounter Cassie McAllister, the protagonist of A User’s Guide To Make-Believe, they’re meeting a young woman whose life is a mess. Cassie used to work for the ...

23 January 2020

Why I wrote Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers

I was angry and I was tired. That’s the simple version of why I started writing the book. I was about to turn thirty and had been struggling to write ...

23 January 2020

The real life superwomen that inspire me by Sheila Bugler

I’m often asked why I choose to write about strong female characters. The answer is easy – I think women are amazing. In fact, most of the women I’ve ever ...