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Interview Questions


Are you a published author? Feel free to use the questions below to have your interview appear here.

Please follow the directions for each section of the interview.  Then save your completed interview in rtf format and return. Please include (at the end) a blurb and/or excerpt of a recent release that you’d like to promo. Please attach a JPEG of the cover as an email attachment. Please do not imbed any images into your rtf doc.
Return interview questions to the contact email address on the blog with the subject line “Interview”. 

Dates are first come, first serve.

Pick 2 to 3:

Where are you from?
Tell us your latest news?
When and why did you begin writing?
When did you first consider yourself a writer?
What inspired you to write your first book?
Do you have a specific writing style?
How did you come up with the title?
Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
How much of the book is realistic?
Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
What books have most influenced your life most?
If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?
What book are you reading now?
Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
What are your current projects?
Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
Do you see writing as a career?
If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Can you share a little of your current work with us?
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
Who designed the covers?
What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Do you have any advice for other writers?
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Pick 2 to 3:
When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
How long does it take you to write a book?
What is your work schedule like when you're writing?
What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?
How do books get published?
Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?
When did you write your first book and how old were you?
What do you like to do when you're not writing?
What does your family think of your writing?
What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
How many books have you written? Which is your favorite?
Do you have any suggestions to help me become a better writer? If so, what are they?
Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say?
Do you like to create books for adults?
What do you think makes a good story?
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?

Pick 4:
What inspired you to write your first book?
Do you have a specific writing style?
How did you come up with the title?
Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
How much of the book is realistic?
Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
What books have most influenced your life most?
If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?
What book are you reading now?
Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
What are your current projects?
Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
Do you see writing as a career?
If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Can you share a little of your current work with us?
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
Who designed the covers?
What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Do you have any advice for other writers?
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing it to life?
What books/authors have influenced your writing?
What genre do you consider your book(s)?
Do you ever experience writer's block?
Do you write an outline before every book you write?
Have you ever hated something you wrote?
What is your favorite theme/genre to write about?

Required Question
What has been the toughest criticism given to you as an author? What has been the best compliment?


1 comment:

  1. Hi
    you joined for the a to z challenge but i could not find any post in that category, what happened
    Hope to meet you in the next challenge
    keep blogging
    Good Wishes
    Keep in touch
    I am
    Phil @ Philipscom
    An ambassador to A to Z Challenge @ Tina's Life is Good
    And My Bio-blog

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