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Scottish writer who sits down with people from Entertainment business through to the authors themselves to discuss books, fantasy world and what their lives are really like.


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Scottish writer who sits down with people from Entertainment business through to the authors themselves to discuss books, fantasy world and what their lives are really like.




Dani Atkins comes by for a chat.

Everyone please welcome the incredible writer and woman of the hour, Dani Atkins who is joining us today for a chat on books, writing and her upcoming release.


Lesley Krueger Joins Us

Welcome the wonderful and talented Lesley Krueger, who will join us for a detailed chat on books, writing, and other great topics you will enjoy.


Sara Sheridan Delves into 'The Secrets of Blythswood Square'

Step into the world of literature with Sarah Sheridan, a brilliant author and a veteran photographer, as she takes an in-depth look into her latest book, 'The Secrets of Blythswood Square'. Set against the backdrop of 1846 Glasgow, Sarah offers a fresh perspective on Victorian era in this episode of the Book and Life podcast. Dive deep into the heart of Glasgow, a historic city known for its culture and resilience, and learn how it inspired Sarah's storytelling. In an exploration of themes such as religion and women roles, Sarah recounts the impacts of historical campaigns like Frederick Douglass' ‘Give Back the Money’ on her work. Engage in a riveting discussion on the challenges and joys of the writing process, from understanding and maintaining a natural writing pace to the varied experiences of drafting and revising a creative piece. Navigate the complexities of character development with insights into how backstories and significant historical contexts play vital roles in crafting believable narratives. Understand the demands of the competitive writing world as Sara shares her tactics to maintain focus on her projects while constantly producing fresh content. The episode touches on her remarkable journey as a dyslexic author, discussing her unique editing methods and her resolute spirit. It's an enriching conversation that reveals Sara's upcoming projects and her thoughts on the legacy writers leave behind.


Chris Aslan has a great chat with me

Chris Aslan and I talk way more than books, we get into textiles, clothing, and his new book. This was a great, fun chat with more to come..


Jayne Cowie stops by

Hello all, Jayne Cowie stops by and we have a great chat about books, life, and writing. I feel this is a great podcast for newbies and writers who have been doing this for a while.


Hester Musson makes a splash

Hello all, Let's welcome the incredibly talented Hester Musson to the Bok and Life Podcast today. She has some serious skills as a writer and could be this generation's next Catherine Cookson.


Breathtaking Author Denzil Meyrick joins us

Hello all, welcome the icon writer Denzil Meyrick as we talk books, life, writing, and many other things in this quick, swift, and fun thirty-minute episode. It's not one to be missed.


Everyone Welcomes Lisa Ballantyne

Everyone, please welcome the fabulous Lisa Ballantyne to the podcast. A fellow Scot we talk books and about the industry today as a whole.


Elizabeth Hobbes Joins Us

Hello all, welcome Elizabeth Hobbes to the podcast where we will discuss some incredible topics, that you will not want to miss. Come by and share in the conversations with us.


Welcome Kathleen Cherry

I'm delighted to welcome the incredibly smart and thoughtful Kathleen Cherry. I hope that you all fall in love with her mission and will take part in it.


Most Incredible chat with Jonathan Maberry

Join us to hear about what amazing things Jonathan is up to and what delights he has in store for all of us. There is plenty to sink our teeth into. I'm honoured to have had this conversation and learn more about this incredible writer.


The Incredible Will Shindler

Today I had the greatest of pleasures welcoming Will Shindler to the podcast. So come by and hear what this true legend of writing has to say. There is some goodies about his book as well.


Stevie Pearson joins us.

I'm honoured to welcome someone who writes in the world of wrestling and has a great series of stories. I'm honoured to have another wrestling writer on my show. Its great to share our experiences and worlds.


Danny Ramadan joins us.

Danny Ramadan joins me for a great chat and will share some great advice. You will find this a hard-hitting episode and its going to be a different experience for those of you who are joining us on "The Book and Life Podcast" .


Sarah Elliot stops by

Today we are diving into a great conversation with a talented, hard-working author Sarah Elliot. A great chat you will not want to miss.


Naima Simone and I gossip

Naima Simone and I are going to open your mind to sports romance as we dive into it as well as other issues that come up with the kind of romance that we write. We are changing minds one person at a time. So please enjoy this very honest, laid-back chat and promotions of the worlds we love.


Great Comic Book chat with Paul Cornell

Together we talk about performing, writing and our voices. This is a great, funny and laughable conversation between two people. I can't wait to share this with you.


Mindee Arnett joins us

The best-selling, hard-hitting fantasy YA author is joining us for a discussion today that is truly special. I can't wait to share this with you and to talk about all the elements that go into what she produces.


Kristine Lynn stops by.

It's been an honour to have a great sit-down chat with Kristine Lynn where we dive into our thoughts and feelings on certain topics. It's a completely honest chat.


Susan Payne returns

Hello, Let's welcome a very deep and strong conversation about everything romance, drama and conflict with Susan Payne.