Ask a roomful of authors how they feel about author interviews and you’ll likely clear the room. For many authors, debut as well as seasoned, conducting an interview is scary. There’s a lot of pressure and it’s easy to get caught up in it.
How can I create the right first impression?
How do I want to be perceived?
What do I want someone to remember about me?
Why can’t I just talk about my book?
What if I come across as dumb?
These questions and more pummel an author until he/she lies in a puddle on the floor. Listen, promoting yourself as well as your books is essential in the industry. Readers want to know about you first and your books second. The quickest way to do that is to do an author interview.
As you may or may not know, I’m a book marketer and I help authors…
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