Author Interviews

28 April 2017

10 Tips On Writing Sport In Fiction By Wendy Temple

Wendy Temple is a football mad Scottish writer whose debut novel Defensive Mindset features a pair of rival players who fall in love. Here she looks at writing tips for ...

28 April 2017

How To Cook A Steak In 15 Easy Steps By Mark Schatzker

To celebrate the release of his new book Steak- Mark Schatzker tells us how to cook the perfect one.  Find a source of tender, juicy and, above all, flavourful steak (by ...

28 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Juliet Castle

Juliet Castle collaborates with visual artist, Jaye gray, to produce Soul Revolutionary Literature – artistic, poetic and spirited work, sourced from Truth, which entices the conscious, subconscious and superconscious mind ...

28 April 2017

10 Things The Queen Has Said That One Wouldn’t Expect By Chilli Brener

My first book “What The Queen said to me…” is a collection of anecdotal stories told by some lovely people who have had that very rare opportunity to meet and ...

28 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Liz Parker

Upon the release of her new book; A LIFE LIVED: tales of the Famous and Infamous’, author Liz Parker tells us a little bit about the woman behind the books. ...

27 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Alyssa Warren

Alyssa Warren's new book, Not The Only Sky is out today so she tells us a little bit more about the author behind the books.  Wild child. Growing up in ...

27 April 2017

My Inspiration Behind Just One Life By Pat Abercromby

When you have been on the planet since just after the war (do the maths) and just got on with living your life, it is a strange experience to stop ...

27 April 2017

Exclusive extract from Midnight Blue by Simone van der Vlugt

De Rijp, March 1654 The funeral was a week ago and I still feel more relieved than anything else. I know that’s indefen-sible, that I should be grieving, but it’s ...

26 April 2017

My 5 Top Tips For Writing Fantasy For Young Readers By E A Quinn

E A Quinn attended drama school and now works as a supporting artist in film and television. She has always been an avid reader, aspiring to write from a young ...

26 April 2017

The Role Of Shame In Abusive Relationships

Firstly there is no such thing as an abusive relationship.  Truth is, 99% of the time it is one person controlling and showing aggression to another, within an intimate relationship. ...

26 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Laura Gascoigne

I see life in terms of stories, which is probably why I became a writer. So the things I’d like you to know about me are stories of my life, ...

25 April 2017

10 Reasons Why I Love To Support Animal Charities By Allison Kugel

Giving back has always been an important part of my life, as I believe that the greater our capacity is for giving, the more we receive from the universe in ...

24 April 2017

The Hooha About Hoo-Ga: How To Feel Happy When You Have Very Little

The Danish concept of hygge has had a lot of air time. Deservedly so. In case you’ve missed the furore, hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) is more than a word. It’s a ...

21 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Paula Cocozza

I spent several years working as a football journalist, which included a day spent inside a giant’s sheep costume to write about the life of a football mascot. (Very hot, the ...

21 April 2017

A Day In The Life Of Lizzy Stewart, Author Of There’s a Tiger In The Garden

A perk of being an illustrator is that there isn’t really a standard working day. I could be in the studio or teaching at a University or running a workshop ...

21 April 2017

A Day In The Life of Helen Docherty, Author Of The Knight Who Wouldn’t Fight

When I asked our nearly nine year old daughter what she thought I should write for this article, she said this: “The best thing about working from home as a ...

21 April 2017

A Day In The Life Of Me By Rachel Bright

The great thing about being an author and artist is that on any given day, you don’t know where you might find yourself. Sometimes you’ll be surveying creatures of the ...

21 April 2017

The Advantages Of Middle Age By Sarah Long

I absolutely love being middle-aged. Above all, it’s the things you don’t have to do any more. Work on the washboard stomach? Forget it, you can’t fight nature. Send Christmas ...

21 April 2017

Exclusive Extract From Hunter Claimed By A.M.Griffin

Hi all! Thanks for letting me hang out and talk about Hunter and Asha, my H/H from the latest Dark Wolf Enterprises series, Hunter Claimed. In this third installment we ...

20 April 2017

Who Makes The Best Therapist? By Jacqueline Sheehan

A strong background in psychology can offer an advantage when writing fiction. What motivates a character to dispose of her husband’s ashes in a bizarre manner? Why would an intelligent ...

20 April 2017

A Day In The Life Of Me By Emma Kavanagh

I have an amazing day job. I get to make up stories for a living. Frankly, it remains bizarre to me that I get to do this. So, what does ...

20 April 2017

10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By Sheena Wilkinson

Sheena Wilkinson's new book Street Song is released today, so to celebrate, she has tells us a little bit more about the woman behind the books.  I’ve always loved singing, ...

20 April 2017

10 Things I Love About Writing True Crime By Julie Shaw

Julie Shaw's new book Blood Sisters is released today so we asked her to tell us just what it is about true crime that she finds so appealing as a ...

20 April 2017

5 Templates That Will Make Writing the Perfect LinkedIn Summary a Breeze

by Muse contributor Aja Frost The mission-based summary opens with a broad description of what you do – what your mission is -  then gets more and more specific. This ...

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