Celebrity Interviews

6 May 2021

10 Tiny noticeable things to do in your home by Adrian Webster

TNTs are Tiny Noticeable Things. They are all the little, cost-nothing things that we don’t need to do, but when we do do them, they can have a seismic impact ...

6 May 2021

Exclusive: Big Brother Canada’s Kiefer on why Tera cut him and wanting to be known as an All Star

As we draw ever-closer to the finale for the ninth season of Big Brother Canada, another houseguest has been evicted, just missing out on competing in the final, all-important HOH ...
6 May 2021

Kathryn Heyman shares the inspiration for her new novel Fury

On a warm Sunday morning in 2017, my husband and I lay in bed, watching the sunlight on the window. “Tell me again,” he said, “about working on that fishing ...

6 May 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about The Other's Gold, by Elizabeth Ames

-  There are still so many hidden stories about war to discover. In researching the background for my fourth novel with Bookouture, I came across the FAU: The Friends Ambulance Unit ...

6 May 2021

How Generation Z influenced my writing by Sue Wallman, author of I Know You Did It

I write thrillers for young adults, and I’m 53. How can I, who didn’t own a mobile phone until I was in my mid-twenties, write convincing teenage characters? (And if ...

5 May 2021

Exclusive: We talk to first ever plus-size Playboy cover model, Hayley Hasselhoff

Hayley Hasselhoff is a headstrong woman with much to be proud of. Her work with charities and fashion brands make her an entrepreneur in many ways, and her positive attitude ...
5 May 2021

Exclusive: Big Brother Canada's Beth on her relationship with Jedson and being evicted at final five

Can you believe we’re about to reach the end of the ninth season of Global’s Big Brother Canada? What a ride it has been! Beth Bieda has undoubtedly been one ...
5 May 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Ashaye Brown, author of Dream Country

-  I was once Teacher of the Year at a university. That was the same year my son was born. I used to take him, along with his babysitter, to the ...

5 May 2021

The top five fiercest women in Norse mythology by Genevieve Gornichec, author of The Witch's Heart

The Norse myths, legends, and sagas, there’s no shortage of women mentioned. The problem is that we aren’t told much about many of them. Whether that’s due to the fact ...

4 May 2021

Why it's important to teach children about wildlife by Dereck Joubert

I first heard the roar of a lion when I was about six. It was the same day I first saw elephants. I was too young to spell 'fear', so ...

4 May 2021

Exclusive: Julia Goldani Telles on The Girlfriend Experience and the lack of female equality

The third season of critically-acclaimed anthology series The Girlfriend Experience is officially underway, with British fans able to watch on streaming service Starzplay. To celebrate the release, we caught up ...

4 May 2021

Why you should get rid of toxic influences in your life and tips on how to do this…

By Claire Walton, Executive Leadership Coach and Founder of Leaders Are MAD - Making A Difference https://www.leadersaremad.co.uk and Best-Selling Author of ‘Super Neuro You’. As we come through the Covid-19 ...

4 May 2021

Publishing a novel with your best friend by writing duo Elizabeth Harrison

Elizabeth Harrison is our pen name, we are Dee Harrison and Liz Buxton, and we met on our first day at school. Liz had her rabbit picture displayed on the ...

4 May 2021

Author Paul Maunder discusses the inspiration behind his debut novel The Atomics

When I started thinking about the kind of novel I wanted to write, my son was five years old and obsessed with superheroes. He also had a tendency to get ...

4 May 2021

How a local churchyard inspired my new book by Leila White

As we head out into our gardens to enjoy the spring weather, author Leila White shares her love of herbalism and reveals how her new book charts the potent plants ...

4 May 2021

Why we needed romance novels in lockdown by Amanda McKinney, author of Rattlesnake Road

Courage, honor, courtesy, a willingness to help those in need. Does this remind you of someone? Your mother, your father? Husband, perhaps? Did you smile, thinking of that person? Likely ...

30 April 2021

How to find new ways to celebrate a loved one’s life by Lianna Champ

THE MAGIC OF MEMORY When someone dies, it is traditional to have a funeral and a gathering afterwards. However we are seeing a huge shift away from the traditional mourning ...

30 April 2021

N E Miller discusses his new book The Achilles Gene

My debut novels follow the adventures of two Oxford University geneticists, when they set off to investigate the work of an American colleague about to be given the Noble Prize, ...

30 April 2021

Seven things I’d like my readers to know about me by Carey Baldwin author of Her First Mistake

I invented a test called the Sex Rep that was published in the Journal of Personality. It’s not about what happens between the sheets, though. It’s a measure of gender ...

29 April 2021

Seven secrets of real-life founders, freelancers and rebels to adopt into your routine

2020 saw a record year for new businesses with an estimated 85,000 new companies springing up. In my book Founders, Freelancers & Rebels: How to Thrive as a Creative Independent, ...

29 April 2021

Singing my way through lockdown

When the Covid pandemic arrived, award-winning author Julie Hodgson turned to virtual gospel choirs to keep up her spirits. She has now turned her experiences into new young adult novel ...

29 April 2021

How ten days of silence changed my life by Vanessa Potter, author of Finding My Right Mind

“Where’s your coat?” I demanded as my son and I headed to school one morning. When he shrugged I shouted at him. I regretted my outburst as soon as his ...

29 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Namita Gokhale, author of Jaipur Journals

I’ve published twenty books by now. These include eleven works of fiction, two books for young readers, four anthologies with a fifth on its way, and so on. I can ...

29 April 2021

Family Life in the Narnia Stories by Katherine Langrish, author of From Spare Oom and War Drobe

Katherine Langrish, the award-winning author of children’s fantasy books, fell in love with the world of Narnia as a child. In her new memoir she explores how re-reading each of ...