Celebrity Interviews

11 February 2020

10 Things writing has taught me about life by Kelly Braffet

I often see friends tearing out their hair because they've overextended themselves, personally or professionally. If you don't want to have coffee with that Facebook acquaintance, say no. If you ...

10 February 2020

David Schwimmer talks to Female First about his new TV show Intelligence

By Kevin Palmer @RealKevinPalmer  He will forever be associated with the iconic television character that transformed his life from the mundane to the extraordinary, yet fame has never sat comfortably on ...
10 February 2020

Etched in Stone (Invested in You: Book One) by Liv Arnold

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, author Liv Arnold’s new steamy rom-com novel Etched in Stone has hit the shelves, and is as seductive and thrilling as its billionaire male ...

9 February 2020

10 Things I didn’t know about pregnancy—until I was pregnant by Leslie Schrock

When I decided to get pregnant, I thought, how hard can this be? But after sixteen months, two failed pregnancies, and an unexpected C-section before my son entered the world, ...

9 February 2020

Why solo travel adventure will change you – for good By Pamela Watson

It’s 2020 and you’re still thinking twice about solo travel adventure. Why? What is stopping you? If you're 18 and inexperienced in any foreign travel, exposure to different cultures, and ...

6 February 2020

The benefits of a mindful pregnancy by Tracy Donegan

You’re probably already overwhelmed with the amount of information and advice coming at you from every angle and might be thinking you just don’t have the headspace for any more ...

6 February 2020

My favourite female characters in fiction by Elisabeth Carpenter

-  My first encounter with Anne Shirley was when I stayed at my grandmother’s house in the summer holidays in the mid-1980s. She had taped the whole series of Anne ...

6 February 2020

The most precious gifts I've ever received by Rosie Goodwin

-  Now that my new paperback “A Precious Gift’ is on the shelf it made me stop and think of some of the precious gifts I have received. Of course, ...

6 February 2020

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Stacey Halls

My ideas come from places. I had the idea for my first novel The Familiars at Gawthorpe Hall in Padiham, and my second for The Foundling came to me at ...

5 February 2020

Five things a voice coach wants you to know

Voice is breath (all sound is a change in air pressure, and voice is exhaled air). Breath is life and voice is the expression of your aliveness. Your voice is ...

4 February 2020

Sarah Kozloff: 10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me

When I was young, I couldn’t decide whether I loved movies more than books or books more than movies, so I enrolled in an interdisciplinary graduate program where I studied ...

4 February 2020

Elinor Lipman: Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me

-  I’ve written 12 novels and not one started with an outline. I make it up as I go along. My writing goal is a measly 500 words per day, ...

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 ...