J.T. Scott aka The Dragon Lady

J.T. Scott aka The Dragon Lady

In this episode of Conversations with Authors I meet J.T. Scott, author of two series of children’s books. Jenny – also known as The Dragon Lady – talks about story overload, thinking big and creating book-related merchandise to increase your author profile.

Lisa Cherry: The experience of children in care

Lisa Cherry: The experience of children in care

In this episode of Conversations with Authors I meet international speaker and trainer Lisa Cherry, who is the author of four books, including two focusing on the experience of children in care. We talk about using writing as a tool for healing, and why authors need to be courageous.

A.D. Hyde, The Leukaemia Diaries

A.D. Hyde, The Leukaemia Diaries

In this episode of “Conversations with Authors” I meet A.D. Hyde, author of “The Leukaemia Diaries: Seeing the Funnier Side of Cancer”. In our conversation, Anthony explains how he found his voice as a writer and talks about being bitten by the writing bug.

Faigy Liebermann, ADHD Coach and Home Organiser

Faigy Liebermann, ADHD Coach and Home Organiser

In this episode of “Conversations with Authors” I meet Faigy Liebermann, ADHD coach and author of three books aimed at women with ADHD. If you’ve ever been terrified by the sight of a blank page, Faigy gives her thoughts on how to overcome that fear and accept that there is no such thing as perfect when it comes to writing.

Susan Hegedus

Susan Hegedus

This is the 23nd interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. My guest today is Susan Hegedus, author of Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook For Real Men. Susan wrote the book after her husband was diagnosed with the condition and it was the result of her experimenting in more »

Katarina West

Katarina West

This is the 22nd interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here Katarina West is a Finnish author now living in rural Tuscany. After a fascinating career that’s included teaching, researching, journalism and a lot of travel, Katarina published her first novel Witchcraft Couture in November 2014. more »

Suzan St Maur

Suzan St Maur

This is the 23rd interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here Suzan St Maur is what you’d call a prolific writer, with 31 books under her belt. Suzan specialises in books about writing but she has also published books on jewellery, wedding planning and horse more »

Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth Lee

This is the 21st interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here Elizabeth Lee is the author of ‘Delicious Dishes For Gluten-Free Vegetarians’. Having had short stories, poems and features published, Elizabeth was inspired to write her cookery book after reading an article in Writing Magazine. more »

Kathryn Hodgson

Kathryn Hodgson

This is the 20th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here Kathryn Hodgson is the author of No Damage, and she was inspired to write her book after experiencing a number of challenges in life. The book became the catalyst for a complete change more »

Nicola Menage

Nicola Menage

This is the 19th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here Nicola Menage is a motivational hypnotherapist who is fascinated by how language affects people’s behaviour. Her book Mind Your Language: 7 Steps to Success Through Word Power was published in 2014. In our more »

Patricia Fawcett

Patricia Fawcett

This is the 18th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here Patricia Fawcett’s first book was published in 1982 and since then she’s written and published over 20 romantic novels. In our conversation Patricia talks about how she lets her characters decide their fate, more »

Jonathan Rees

Jonathan Rees

This is the 17th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here Jonathan Rees is a business consultant specialising in IT, and his book The Team Synergy Masterplan came out of his experiences of communication in the workplace. Jonathan talks about the rather unusual way more »

Clemence Moulaert

Clemence Moulaert

This is the 16th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here Clemence Moulaert, AKA The Vegan Cookie Fairy, is the author of three recipe books for creating luscious vegan treats: The Vegan Cookie Fairy’s Ice Creams, The Vegan Cookie Fairy’s Christmas Recipes, and The more »

Susan Ritchie

Susan Ritchie

This is the 15th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here. Susan Ritchie’s first book Strategies for Being Brilliant: 21 Ways to be Happy, Confident and Successful came out in 2013 and is a unique mix of personal story and self help advice. In more »

Ann Palmer

Ann Palmer

This is the 14th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here. Writing under pen names including Yvonne Saar, Gaia Dance and Jamie Summers, Ann Palmer is the author of around twenty books in several genres including romance, teenage fiction ecology and equine tales. She’s more »

John Shea

John Shea

This is the 13th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here. My guest today is John Shea, author of Building Authority Relationships through Online Marketing. John has some great tips on collaboration, marketing and web tools for authors. You can find out more about more »

Vanessa Stottor

Vanessa Stottor

This is the 12th interview in the Conversation with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversation in the series here. Vanessa Stottor’s book Butterfly Whispers came out in 2013, but it began life as a series of recorded messages to motivate her sales team. In our conversation Vanessa talks about sharing stories, speaking more »

Tamsen Garrie

Tamsen Garrie

This is the 11th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series  here. Tamsen Garrie runs Alpha Associates and has developed The Act of Attraction, a business development programme that brings together four key areas for business growth. Her programme is available online and also in book format. more »

David Hough

David Hough

This is the 10th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Following his retirement from a long career as an air traffic controller in 2003, David Hough started writing. Since then he has written over 20 books, which have been published in three countries by four different more »

Terry Loong

Terry Loong

This is the 9th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Dr Terry Loong, an award-winning integrative cosmetic and skin doctor, helps her patients manage their acne without resorting to medication, and her book, The Hormonal Acne Solution, was the result of her desire to be able more »

Darryl Cunningham

Darryl Cunningham

This is the 8th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here.  Darryl Cunningham is a cartoonist and author of Psychiatric Tales, a graphic interpretation of his experiences of working on an acute mental health unit, and Science Tales, a series of comic book essays on controversial science more »

Nigel Morgan

Nigel Morgan

This is the 7th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Nigel Morgan runs a successful PR business, Morgan PR. Because of his experience in this area he was commissioned to write The 30 Day PR Challenge, which was followed by The 30 Day LinkedIn Challenge.

Charlie Holles

Charlie Holles

This is the 6th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Charlie Holles is an energy healer specialising in horse healing. His first book My Healing Journey is part travelogue, part spiritual exploration and a fascinating insight into Charlie’s life. In our conversation he talks about why more »

Stefan Thomas

Stefan Thomas

This is the 5th interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Stefan Thomas is the Network Director of 4Networking, one of the biggest business networking organisations in the UK. He is also the author of Business Networking for Dummies. Buy Stefan’s book from Amazon, and find out more more »

Dave Marriott

Dave Marriott

This is the fourth interview in the Conversations with Authors podcast series. You can hear the other conversations in the series here. Dave Marriott’s first book “Where Shall We Walk Today? Walking the Pennine Way” came out in March 2014 and tells the story of the 267 mile walk he and his wife Diane did more »

Ellen Watts

Ellen Watts

My guest today is author, trainer and keynote speaker Ellen Watts. Ellen published her first book   Cosmic Ordering Made Easier in August 2013 as a way of testing the waters of being an author, but the book has taken her in all sorts of new directions. In our conversation Ellen talks about what inspired her more »

Madalyn Morgan

Madalyn Morgan

This is the second interview in the “Conversations with Authors” podcast series. You can find more interviews here. Madalyn Morgan grew up in Lutterworth in Leicestershire and had a long career as an actor before turning her creative hand to writing. Her books Foxden Acres and Applause are part of a series of books following the more »

Peter Jones

Peter Jones

This is the first interview in the “Conversations with Authors” podcast series. You can find more interviews here. My guest today on Conversations with Authors is Peter Jones … no not that bloke off Dragons Den but author of five books including “How to Do Everything and Be Happy”, and “How to Eat Loads and more »