Author Interview

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Pamela Brown-Peterside

Pamela, how long have you been writing and how did you get started?
I’ve been writing creative non-fiction since 2008, but before that I wrote and published some academic articles in public health journals.
African Pearl records personal details of your own journey into discovering and understanding more about your identity – how did you find writing about these things?
I wanted to use Read More »

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Andrea Sarginson

Andrea, how long have you been writing and how did you get started?
I suppose I’ve always enjoyed the process of writing and any research involved but I started to focus on it more when my mother was distressingly ill about eleven years ago; I found writing my thoughts very therapeutic. Then I decided to do an Open University creative writing course… Read More »

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Eric Gaudion

Eric, how long have you been writing and how did you get started?
I began keeping a book journal in 1998 after I became seriously ill and had to stand down from my ministry at Cardiff City Temple, now Cardiff City Church. I felt it was important to record what I was going through and how God was speaking to me through it all. Then, after a visit by Jeff Lucas… Read More »

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Robin Thomson

Robin, did you ever think you would be a published author? I have written several books about Asian culture and religion. But this is a very different area and I never expected to write on this topic. Living with Alzheimer’s deals with a very personal and challenging issue – what were the challenges in recording … Read more …

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Trevor Neill

Trevor, how long have you been writing and how did you get started? My dad was an English teacher and I grew up in a home where words and books were important, so I’ve always enjoyed putting pen to paper. Several years ago, I experimented with blogging as a way of working through ideas and … Read more …

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: David Harris

David, when did you decide to write your story and why? It was in 2016, when I initially felt that God had put on my heart He wanted me to write my testimony into a book. At the time I was working full time and although I knew He had spoken to me about it, … Read more …

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Dr Stephen Critchlow

Dr Stephen Critchlow is a consultant psychiatrist and author. He is married with five adult daughters and lives in Northern Ireland. Over the last several years Stephen has travelled extensively giving talks on mental health and spiritual issues. He is the author of two books… Read More »

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Liz Grier

Liz Grier is a church leader, scientist, musician, teacher, wife and mother. She is also author of Beginning Unlimited, a book telling the inside story of how she and her husband planted Unlimited Church in Exeter, which exists to reach and care for youth on the margins. Liz, you sound like a person with very … Read more …

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Paul Alkazraji

…part of the BLOG TOUR for Paul’s thriller! Your new novel, The Migrant, has a very strong sense of time and place. It is set in 2012 in Albania and Greece, during a time of enormous social upheaval because of the toxic mix of austerity, national debt, illegal immigration, the conflict between Greece and the European … Read more …

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Ann Clifford

In her book Time to Live: The Beginner’s Guide to Saying Goodbye, Instant Apostle author, Ann Clifford, addresses the personal and practical elements of dying, acknowledging the pain and confusion that accompany loss, but also helping the reader to conquer their fears and to view death as a portal to the future. Ann, why did … Read more …