20 February 2023
Want my job? with Author, Performer and Producer Oliver Sykes
"Seeing myself on the page made me realise I could write and tell stories too – children like me could even be the main character – and it empowered me to start writing and telling stories of my own!"
15 December 2022
Want my job? with chef, blogger and author Niki Webster
"I think the biggest challenge is the current economic issues. Both businesses and people are struggling right now. This means business is quite quiet at the moment. In terms of overcoming it - watch this space."
6 September 2021
Want my job? With business analyst and author Jessie Perez
“Do your work with excellence, and be kind. There is a plan at hand that is greater than you know”.
5 May 2021
Alex Wheatle MBE: The infamous Brixton Bard
Alex Wheatle MBE, award winning author and trailblazer for the Black British community, is not short of a story as he depicts his experience as an author within the UK and talks of how he chooses to evolve constantly as a creative.
4 May 2021
Sareeta Domingo is taking on the romantic genre and reclaiming the Black narrative
An author, editor and self-confessed romantic genre lover is tackling the publishing industry by championing books that incorporate the diverse stories of love, with characters that celebrate representation.
20 November 2020
Instaviews with J R Darbon
This week on instaviews we will be interviewing Instagram poet and self-published author, J R Darbon.
14 September 2020
Self-publishing on Amazon
Self-publishing? It can seem a little overwhelming at first, but I've found success from it and wanted to share what I know with you!
8 November 2019
Want my job? with Kurt Vest, science-fiction author
Kurt Vest talks us through his new book The First Dimension, and what impact Artificial Intelligence may already be having on our lives.
17 October 2019
Interview with Julia Donaldson, author of "The Gruffalo"
Introducing Julia Donaldson, children's author and creator of "The Gruffalo".
16 August 2019
Want my job? with Anne Welsh
Introducing Anne Welsh: entrepreneur, activist, author.
4 July 2019
How to make a comic book like James + Jack: The Adventure Begins
James + Jack: The Adventure Begins author James Riding reveals his top tips for writing, designing and colouring your very own comic book
6 July 2018
Interview with Nikesh Shukla
With his first young adult novel, Run, Riot, having been recently released, author Nikesh Shukla takes some time to talk to Voice about his writing process, tackling diversity in publishing and having your voice heard.
4 April 2018
Interview with Nicole Ben-Simon, children's book author
I spoke to Nicole about her children’s book and why it’s important to talk about mental health from a young age
10 October 2017
Female writers and mental illness
There has been lots of research into the links between creativity and mental illness; one discovery is that writers are most likely to be affected.
19 January 2017
Want My Job? Emily Winslow, novelist
Emily Winslow studied drama at Mellon University, Pennsylvania. Now she's the author of the memoirs Jane Doe January and a series of physiological novels. She lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and two sons who are home-educated.
14 April 2016
Lisa Williamson on female authors and gender neutral book covers
I attended a panel discussion with leading YA author Lisa Williamson (The Art of Being Normal), senior editor Vicky Blunden (Myriad editions) and Leicester-based author Bali Rai. The event was held in one of the University of Leicester's lecture theatres.
3 August 2015
Want my job...with Alexander Gordon Smith
Alexander Gordon Smith is an award winning young adult author who will be running workshops at Latitude this year. We caught up with him to discuss working life as a writer and the joy of speaking at festivals...