Preparing for Your First Interview as a Published Author – The Savvy Book Marketer
October 24, 2011 Leave a comment
Roger C. Parker points out the ways authors can prepare for media interviews and shares creative ideas. You’ll find the content by clicking the hyperlink above.
There are no two ways about it- preparation is definitely key. Every author should prepare a list of 10-15 “suggested interview questions” that they anticipate media will ask and then work to create
concise responses to each one. Broadly, such content will make an important part of the author’s media kit, and yet time should be spent updating the responses since changes and new developments always arise.
In preparing responses, it’s also a sound practice to weave in concrete language and anecdotes where appropriate. It’s so much easier to quote metaphorical language for its appeal, and it is also much more memorable.