Prolific author Edward Marston tells us how he created Nicholas Bracewell and how he came to write a series of railway crime novels.
Scott Mariani tells us how he created his much-loved character Ben Hope and tells us about the hero's latest and forthcoming adventures.
Laura Purcell tells us how she was inspired to write spine chiller The Silent Companions and what we can expect from her dark and wild new novel, The Corset.
Kimberley Chambers tell us how she wrote her first novel while working as a mini-cab driver and how she first met her police contact.
Harriet Evans tells us about her latest novel, The Wildflowers, and how she spends four days a week writing in a library.
Jo Jakeman tells us how Jane Eyre inspired her first novel, Sticks and Stones.
Madeline Miller tells us how she fell in love with the Classics, what drew her to write about witch-goddess Circe, and how she finds her characters' voices.
Lesley Thomson explains what cleaners and detectives have in common, tells us about her next book and shares her impressive 'to read' list.
Andy Weir talks about his latest novel, Artemis, and tells us how sci-fi writers might attract new readers to the genre.
Legendary American crime writer Lawrence Block explains how he made P.I. Matt Scudder such an enduring character and advises readers on where to start with his impressive back catalogue.