Historian and author Tracy Borman tells us about working at Hampton Court, investigating the Tudors' private lives and her forthcoming appearance at the Lavenham Literary Festival.
Crime writer Angela Marsons takes us through her writing process and implores aspiring writers not to give up.
Mystery and thriller writer Mick Herron tells us how libraries have allowed him to read widely and voraciously.
Katie Fforde tells us about her hands-on approach to research for her stories, the essential ingredients for a feel-good romantic novel and what we can expect from her next book.
Martin Edwards tells us about his work on the British Library Crime Classics series and the importance of libraries for authors, and puts a rumour about Agatha Christie to rest.
Matthew Harffy tells us about the inspiration and research behind his historical novels.
Erin Kelly tells us about her latest novel, He Said/She Said and reveals exciting information about her next book.
Lynda La Plante talks about acting and DCI Jane Tennison.
Suzette Hill tells us about starting a writing career in retirement, how she came to set her latest novels in Southwold and her passion for reading.
Alice Feeney tells us how she wrote her debut novel Sometimes I Lie.