Anita Naik is a freelance journalist who has written for magazines including GLAMOUR and RED. She was the agony aunt on JUST 17 and the health columnist on CLOSER magazine. She is currently an editor on the Dove Campaign For Real Beauty website, writing about self-esteem issues for teenage girls and their mothers.
Belleruth Naparstek is a psychotherapist and the creator of the Health Journeys series of guided-imagery audio programs, which are used in more than 1,500 hospitals and clinics, and also by the Oklahoma City disaster services, Columbine High School and the Red Cross among others.
KALI NAPIER worked in Bangladesh as an anthropologist on gender programs before working as an Aboriginal family history researcher for the Queensland government and as a Native Title anthropologist in the mid-west of Western Australia, the setting for THE SECRETS AT OCEAN'S EDGE. The novel was longlisted for the Bath Novel Award as was her first manuscript - also a finalist in the Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program. Kali is currently an MPhil candidate in creative writing at the University of Queensland. She now lives in Queensland with her two children.
Charlotte Nash was born in historic Lincoln, England and grew up in the sunny Redland Shire of Brisbane. Obsessed with horses and riding, she began stealing her mother's Jilly Cooper novels at the age of thirteen, and has been enthusiastic for romance ever since. Always a little unconventional, she took a meandering path to writing through careers in engineering and medicine, including stints building rockets and as an industrial accident investigator. Now she writes romantic stories, and moonlights as a creative writing PhD student, studying how narratives engage the brain. She lives in a cosy Brisbane cottage with her husband and son, and a small flock of lovable chooks.
Kate Neil is the director of the Food for the Future Foundation and a lecturer on the Westminster University Nutritional Therapy Degree Course - the first of its kind.
'Amanda Hamilton presents BBC1's The One Show, UKTV's Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses and BBC2's Something for the Weekend. Sandy Newbigging works internationally as a therapist and trainer. Amanda and Sandy run detox retreats in the UK and overseas.
Jacky is an expert in spontaneous afterlife communication - when loved ones who have died use dreams and visions to let family know that they are safe. Madeline is a writer who has studied paranormal phenomenon for over 20 years. They are sisters, and friends, and this is their first book together.
Cal Newport, Ph.D., lives in Washington, DC, where he is a writer and an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He is the author of SO GOOD THEY CAN'T IGNORE YOU and three books of unconventional advice for students. He runs the popular website Study Hacks: Decoding Patterns of Success.
Lisa Nichols is a celebrated motivational speaker who has inspired millions through her seminars and her role as a featured teacher in The Secret. She is the founder of Motivating the Masses and CEO of Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC.
Terri Nixon was born in Plymouth in 1965. At the age of 9 she moved with her family to Cornwall, to the village featured in Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn - North Hill - where she discovered a love of writing that has stayed with her ever since. She also discovered apple-scrumping, and how to jump out of a hayloft without breaking any bones, but no-one's ever offered to pay her for doing those. Her first commercially published novel was Maid of Oaklands Manor, published by Piatkus in 2013. She has since published two more novels in the Oaklands Manor trilogy: A Rose in Flanders Fields and Daughter of Dark River Farm.
Victoria Nixon was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and educated at Barnsley Girl's High School. In 1966 she became an international model for ten years, working in New York, Milan, Paris and London. From 1977-88 she was Melbourne Editor of POL Magazine, an Australian avant-garde fashion and lifestyle glossy, and was a freelance, award-winning advertising copywriter. She formed a film production company producing television commercials and documentaries and produced The Price of Fame television series for Central TV, UK featuring David Cassidy, Sylvester Stallone, Marianne Faithful and John Cleese. In 1992 she opened One Stop Fresh, a deli in Fulham specialising in healthy lunchtime food. In 2002 her first book Supermodels' Beauty Secrets was published by Piatkus Books; reprinted twice in 2004, twice in 2008, 2010, 2011 and nominated 'Best Beauty Book', by the Daily Mail in 2010. Her second book Supermodels' Diet Secrets was published in 2004. In 2008 she became a director of Aircell Structures Ltd, a British company designing and manufacturing humanitarian aid products.
Kim Noble is a gifted artist whose work has been exhibited around the world. On 6 October 2010 Kim was interviewed by Oprah for Oprah's anniversary show. Jeff Hudson has written and ghostwritten twenty books, including several true-life bestsellers. He has also been published in The Independent, The Guardian and Time Out.
Dr Susan Nolen-Hoeksema is an expert in the study of women and emotion. She is the author of five professional books and numerous articles, and is a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan. Her award-winning research has been funded by major grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and several private foundations. She received her BA from Yale University and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.
Kaja Nordengen is a physician specialising in neurology at Akershus University Hospital. She also teaches at University of Oslo. Norengen has always been fascinated by the brain and completed her PhD in 2014.
Dr Northrup has been a practising holistic physician for over twenty years, and is the former Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Maine Medical Center. Along with three other practitioners, Christiane founded the Women to Women clinic in Yarmouth, Maine.
Paul and Tracy are both experienced psychics and mediums. Paul has worked with world-famous healer and medium Doris Collins. Their UK tour events often sell-out before they are advertised, and they also offer private readings.
Judy Nunn's career has been long, illustrious and multifaceted. After combining her internationally successful acting career with scriptwriting for television and radio, Judy decided in the 80s to turn her hand to prose. Embarking on adult fiction in the early 90s, Judy's novels became instant bestsellers and confirm her position as one of Australia's leading popular novelists.
Amy Ellis Nutt
Amy Ellis Nutt writes for THE STAR-LEDGER. In 2009 she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her article on Jon Sarkin and in 2011 she won the Pulitzer Prize for an article she wrote about the mysterious sinking of a commercial fishing boat in the Atlantic Ocean. She studied neuroscience at Harvard and philosophy at M.I.T. In 2004 she won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Pinnacle of Excellence Award.