Book Features

3 December 2021

How to have the best relationship with your dog, by author and pro trainer Niki French

With so many of us getting puppies and dogs during lockdown, we’re now faced with how to manage their behaviour and keep them as calm and contented as possible whilst ...
25 November 2021

How acting prepared me for writing Love and Other Sins, by Emilia Ares

I’ve been working as an actress for many years. My body of work includes television shows like NCIS, American Horror Story, and Bosch and films like Falling Overnight, V/H/S Viral, The Dark ...
24 November 2021

Left Brain vs Right Brain - When Hemispheres Collide by Cheryl Campbell

I work in the IT world as a database analyst. I’m also a writer and painter. The analytical brain and the creative brain, both take up space inside my head. ...
24 November 2021

Why women should embrace technology to reconnect with their body, from author Lisa Falco

When I was first contacted by the founders of a Swiss FemTech startup, and they told me that they wanted to develop a “Fitbit for fertility”, a wearable tool to ...
11 November 2021

Seven ways my day job influenced my debut novel, by Jennifer Jenkins

My debut novel, Three: A Tale of Brave Women and the Eyam Plague, is a harrowing story of historical fiction following the lives of Emmott Syddall, Catherine Mompesson and Elizabeth ...
9 November 2021

The seven most inspiring people I've interviewed, by L.A. Larkin

I write thrillers as L.A. Larkin and mysteries as Louisa Bennet. To create enthralling and well-rounded characters, I like to interview people who have the skills that I want my ...
8 November 2021

Step into your own mid-life power without celebrity role models, says author Yvonne Bridges

Yvonne Bridges is a successful Business Mentor, who has worked for years at an executive level as a global corporate consultant. She is now paving the way for mid-life women ...
5 November 2021

Seven things about my new book We Live Next Door, by Laura Wolfe

To celebrate the release of her new book, We Live Next Door, we asked author Laura Wolfe to write an exclusive piece for Female First, letting us know seven interesting facts ...
4 November 2021

Top 10+1, holy crap, we're all gonna die! Movies of all time by Maegan Beaumont

Let’s be honest. The apocalypse has been pending for a while now. Let’s take a look at how these movies got it right. Or horribly, horribly wrong… I’m not one ...
2 November 2021

A day in the life of writer Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

When I was pregnant with my first child, I used to tell myself that having kids would reset my body clock to be more of a morning person. I was ...
25 October 2021

Why Mary Shelley's Frankenstein still matters, by Richard Gadz

It’s over 200 years since Mary Shelley wrote one of the most influential horror stories of all time, but, as author Richard Gadz argues, the fears evoked by Frankenstein are ...
22 October 2021

How to master your money mindset in seven easy steps, by Julie Hunt

When it comes to managing our money, we’ve all heard about budget planners and savings goals. But how do you actually stick to them? It turns out the answer might ...

22 October 2021

Read an exclusive extract from Stefanos Xenakis' international bestseller The Simplest Gift

To celebrate the recent release of his new book The Simplest Gift, author Stefanos Xenakis is showcasing an extract from the collection of human short stories. Here's 'Humour'... LIFE IS ...
21 October 2021

Ray Star: If you could write about any subject in the world, what would you choose to write about?

I chose a topic that is close to my heart, an integral part of my spiritual practise as an eclectic witch and opted to write about magick. Not magic like ...
21 October 2021

Meet Horror author Guenther Primig

If you were to sum up the writing of renowned horror author and screenwriter Guenther Primig, you could describe it as cinematic, singular, and supremely sinister. In 2019 he first ...
18 October 2021

Writing about fathers and daughters, by S.D. Robertson

Novelists often have key themes that recur throughout their books. This can be deliberate, or sometimes they slip into the writing on a more subconscious level. My novels often focus ...
14 October 2021

The Counterfeit Candidate By Brian Klein

He’s directed 26 seasons of iconic TV show Top Gear, among many other popular shows across a glittering four-decade career. Now award-winning director Brian Klein has tried his hand at ...
11 October 2021

Seven things you might not know about Scotland, by Donna Ashcroft

To-date, I’ve written four romance novels set in fictional villages around the Scottish Highlands. It’s such a wonderful place – breathtaking, rich in landscape, history and traditions – and I’ve discovered ...
9 October 2021

Modern Dads want to be involved parents

Far from the traditional caricature of being lazy, disinterested parents, modern-day dads want to just as involved in bringing up baby as mums. With that in mind, Han-Son Lee, founder ...
30 September 2021

How to become more conscious of where you want to be in life in seven easy steps by Sam Evans

Wouldn’t life be easy if we could just know what to do, how to do it without worrying about the outcome? Sam Evans is a Master NLP Coach specialising in ...
23 September 2021

How to take control of your money by Rebecca Robertson

When it comes to managing your money, it can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle. Rebecca Robertson is a multi-award-winning Independent Financial Adviser and Wealth Strategist for women ...
22 September 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about The Liar's Child, by Sheryl Browne

To celebrate the release of her new novel, The Liar's Child, we asked author Sheryl Browne to tell us a little bit about the book! Here's what she had to reveal... ...
16 September 2021

Rose of the World: How I created a Regency heroine for my new historical novel, by Siôn Scott-Wilson

It’s difficult not to become infused with a sense of history when you’ve lived in Edinburgh. But if there was a single experience which had the greatest impact on the ...