Nicci Talbot is a freelance journalist, author, copywriter, PR and founder/editor of Rude.

She has written 12 books on health and sexuality and works as a media consultant to brands in the adult, arts and wellbeing sector providing copywriting, social media & PR services. She has written for and been quoted in a variety of media including Cosmopolitan, Coco de Mer, Cleo, Red, Psychologies, Huffington Post, Jo Divine, Top Santé, The Sun, The Daily Mail, BBC Radio, Reveal, GreatVine, Content on Demand, Scarlet Magazine, Wellbeing, Hastings Independent Press and Hastings Online Times.  

She lives in St Leonards on Sea and currently hosts the St Leonards Salon, a monthly literary soirée for author talks, readings and co-working., @niccitalbot. 


Meryl Cubley is a journalist and writer based in Cardiff, Wales specialising in society and culture, feminism and women’s issues, business and finance and travel and lifestyle. She media manages a financial company in a PR capacity; and has written for titles as diverse as GraziaRed, Marie ClaireThe Guardian, The Daily TelegraphScarletYour Healthy Living and The World Class Series. Meryl has also published erotic literature under the pen name, Sylvia Hadfield. 

“Tell us five things we don’t know about you?”

1.  I love classic cars – but don’t drive.
2. I was born in England but my home is Wales. 
3. Mr. Socks is the best cat in the world. He’s a rescue cat and it took us a long time to get him to trust us. 
4. When I go home to the west Wales coast I feel all of the stresses and strains melt away.
5. Heaven is relaxing with those close to me – or curled up with a good book.

Stella Ralfini is an international life coach, workshop teacher, author and Tantric lovemaking guide. She studied in the UK, China, Japan and India; has lived amongst a Native American tribe (the Cofis), in the Amazon, adores cats and loves to turn people on with her sensuous tantric cuisine.

She has worked as PA to the Rolling Stones and headed up a music division for Warner International before studying psychology and clinical hypnosis and qualifying in three forms of Yoga: Hatha, Tantra and Kundalini. In 1990, Stella opened the first Tantra Yoga Centre in Athens and now teaches 1-1 and group workshops. She is currently filming a documentary on Tantra for Channel 5.

Check out Stella’s unusual beauty secret.

Paul Jenner is a writer specialising in the enjoyment of life ( He is the author of more than 30 books including How To Be HappierTransform Your Life With NLP, Have Great Sex and Get Intimate With Tantric Sex (all published by Teach Yourself). He lives in Spain with his partner, three ponies, two dogs and two sheep.

Debbie Willimott is a British journalist who has been writing for over 10 years on topics ranging from better relationships to what to do in the first hour of redundancy (tip: don’t panic – and have a salmon sandwich on wholegrain). She contributes regularly to UK CosmopolitanGLAMOUR, Men’s Health, Top Sante and various international publications and websites.  Having lived for the past six years in the French Alps (“snowboarding when I wasn’t doing Hatha Yoga. Or drinking red wine from a box”), she’s shortly off to occupy a yurt in Scotland. And praying it’s a tiny bit warmer than the Alps…

Sabi Phagura is a health, fitness and lifestyle journalist with over 14 years experience in both print and broadcasting media. She has written for The Sun, Sunday Mirror, Mail on Sunday, Daily Mail, The Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Star, and The Metro. She has also worked for the BBC, ITV and Sky News. She currently writes for a number of newspapers and magazines writing articles as well as offering tips and advice on how to keep fit and healthy. She is a regular contributor to Closer magazine’s health and fitness pages. Sabi has her own Fitness page on Fitness TV online and writes her blog which you can subscribe to by clicking onto She can be found tweeting on @Iamfitlass.

Zoe Adams is a fantasy and horror author, through independent publishers, Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing. Based in Lincolnshire, Zoe has a BA (Hons) in Professional Writing. Her books deal with fantastical elements, but also relationships and sex, as she believes the two are closely linked. Both are important parts of her life – that and being a self-proclaimed nerd. Her debut novella, Best Served Chilled, is now available on