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Mothers Grimm

Mothers Grimm

Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel? Author Danielle Wood transforms the dark woods into a childcare centre in her dark stories about motherhood.

Sharing midwives' secrets

When Sally Hepworth was pregnant with her second baby, her husband would often come home to the sounds of a woman screaming her way through the final stages of labour.

Dream comes true for author

If working part time and raising two children wasn't enough, Abby Wilder has self-published her debut novel.

The return of Judy Blume

If Deenie, Tiger Eyes and Are You There God, It's Me Margaret helped you through your tweens, rejoice - Judy Blume is putting pen to paper again.

The mother of dragons

Best-selling fantasy author Robin Hobb writes of dragons, assassins and talking sailing ships, but she can't simply make it up.