Celebrity Interviews

6 August 2020

My writing day by Clare Marchant

I am a morning person, at six-thirty every day I leap out of bed, raring to go. I wish. In fact, I only get up at that time because a) ...

6 August 2020

Six tips to help people feel less stressed in today’s world

By Serge Beddington-Behrens Ph.D Author of Gateways to the Soul: Inner work for the outer world by Serge Beddington-Behrens, published by Inner Traditions, is available online and in all good ...

6 August 2020

The power of kindness by Jacqui Rose

‘Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.’ Dalai Lama With fear and loss and huge uncertainty all around us, it’s difficult to think that anything particularly positive has come ...

6 August 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Minnie Darke

I confess that I’m one of those people … one of the ones who loved ‘lockdown’. Somehow, in recent years, my life as a working and writing mother-of-three spiraled completely ...

6 August 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Amanda Weinberg

author of The Tears of Monterini, RedDoor Press, 6th August 2020 Writing can be a lonely past time. Hours spent at a desk immersed in one’s head; inventing, thinking, watching ...

6 August 2020

The importance of food and eating together by Jo Thomas

For me, never more so than now, it’s about the table. My thoughts are never far away from food, what I’d like to be eating and where. During lockdown, this ...

5 August 2020

Stressed to strong: How to recover when things are bad

From the Covid-19 pandemic to the wave of economic loss, personal loneliness, isolation, and deep uncertainty about what’s in store, this is a time when even the toughest of us ...

5 August 2020

My life in lockdown by Martin Laurie

The Journals of a Victorian Traveller by Martin Laurie contains the transcribed and edited journals of his ancestor, Julia Biddulph, who travelled the world with her husband during the last ...

5 August 2020

Will the real you please step forward

When you were born you arrived with what Buddhists call ‘the original face’. The pure version of you. A blank slate, ready to be imprinted on. You were 100% you. ...

5 August 2020

How to break the spell and set yourself free

We need to examine the spells that hypnotize us and break them when they hinder us. Spells are words, deeds and judgements that go unquestioned, undigested and unchallenged. It could ...

3 August 2020

How to create a new balance in your life post Covid19

By Sid Madge, author of the ‘Meee in a Minute’ series of books During Covid -19, if we are lucky, we have been able to stay home, reconnect with family ...

1 August 2020

Suranne Jones admits work is now a "luxury" after becoming a mother

Suranne Jones has revealed her life changed when she became a mother, as she admits she feels fortunate to have a job where she can take time off to spend time with ...
30 July 2020

The evolution of my story from stage to audiobook by Anoushka Warden

I’ve only been writing for four years. Before that, although I worked in and enjoyed theatre, I’d never once wanted to write anything for it. I had seen a not ...

30 July 2020

Exclusive: Domhnall Gleeson discusses new Sky Comedy series Run

Domhnall Gleeson has got used to playing roles that forced him to away from using his native Irish accent, yet he insists he wouldn't have it any other way. The Star ...
30 July 2020

Brian Landers’ top tips for writing a spy novel

By the author of the Dylan Series – Awakening of Spies (June 2020) and Families of Spies (July 30 2020) http://www.brianlanders.co.uk/ Everyone has a novel inside them. To transfer that ...

30 July 2020

The importance of romantic fiction in 2020 by Sareeta Domingo

Like most people, I met the advent of the year 2020 with a particular sense of excitement and anticipation of renewal. There’s something about the turn of a decade that ...

30 July 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Jessica Barry

The most surprising thing about lockdown was how little my life changed as a result of it. A year ago, my husband and I left our hectic lives – and ...

28 July 2020

10 Things I'd like my readers to know about me by CJ Lyons

*I'm a former pediatric emergency medicine physician *I've met a serial killer *I walked away from two hard landings in helicopters ...

27 July 2020

Exclusive: Ricky Gervais and After Life co-stars worried the world wasn't ready to laugh again

The stars of After Life have admitted they were concerned the world may not be ready to laugh again as the second season of the hit Netflix show premiered in the ...
27 July 2020

How I spent lockdown by Sheila Bugler

On the whole, my lockdown experience has been positive. This isn’t something I take for granted. I know how lucky I am to be able to say this. I live ...

23 July 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Kittie Lambton

Being at home has got me thinking. With my noise cancelling headphones permanently switched on to avoid the loud meetings and telephone calls about the house, I have found myself ...

23 July 2020

How I spent my lockdown by Annie Clarke

I spent much of my lockdown in the company of an alien that invaded my body, and made me as chubby as the fluffy fledgling birds nibbling the fat balls ...

23 July 2020

How I've spent my lockdown by Rachel Bonkink

While nothing is back to normal as we knew it, the question of how we have spent our lockdown is a daunting one for many. There’s a sudden realization that ...

23 July 2020

How I Write By Author Shari Lapena

My writing process is a bit of a mystery, even to me.  I have never been able to plot a novel out ahead of time. I started out writing literary ...