AUTHOR INTERVIEWS


If you would be interested in doing an author interview on my blog, all you have to do is complete the questions below and return them to me via email at jeanz@btinternet.com. Also please provide an Author Photograph to go with your interview, or if you are on Goodreads I can use that one.

You can choose the type of Interview you would like to do from those featured below, or you can simply complete the questions that you like and remove the ones that you don’t.



ABOUT YOU

What is your name and where do you call home?
Do you use a pen name? And why?
Are you a self-published / Indie author / Mainstream Published?
Do you listen to music or have something else that you use whilst writing?
What or Who inspired you to start writing? And how long have you been writing?
What is your opinion of ARCs?
Do you prefer e-books, paperbacks, hardcovers or audiobooks?
a.     From a reader’s point of view
b.     From an author’s point of view
Have you ever read a book more than once? And if so, what was it?
Do you have just one book you would recommend others to read?
Where do you get your inspiration to write your books?
What is the name of your most recent book and if you had to sum it up in 20 or less words, what would you say?
How did you come up with the cover? Who designs the cover of your book(s)?
Where did you get your inspiration to write your book?
Do you have a play-list for this book?
Do you enjoy reading?
As a reader have you ever read a book more than once? And if so, what was it?
Have you ever bought a specific edition of a book because of its cover?
(For example, a UK, US or Canadian version)
What is your opinion of novellas?
a.     As a reader?
b.     As a writer?
Have you ever read a book just based on its cover alone?
Has book cover of a book ever put you off of reading it?
Has book cover of a book ever put you off of reading it?
What is your favourite film based on a book?
What is your favourite book genre at the moment?
What books have made it onto your wish-list recently? And why?
What book are you reading at the moment? And in what format?
If you could invite any four celebrities (alive or dead) to a dinner party, who would you invite and why?
What’s the best advice that you have been given when it comes to writing?
What advice would you give other writers?
Do you have any hobbies that aren’t related to reading & writing?



ABOUT YOUR BOOKS

How do you come up with the title(s) for your book(s)?
What genre would you place you book into?
Is there anything you would change about your book? And why?
Do you have plans for a new book? Is this book part of a series?
Which is your favourite cover of all the books you have written?
Are there any book covers you would change?
Do you have a play-list’s for any of your other books?  
Do you have a book trailer? And what are your thoughts on book trailers?
Do you have a “Dream cast” in mind for any of your books?
If you had to choose to be a character from BOOK TITLE, which would you be and why?
Who is your favourite character from BOOK TITLE and why?
Do you have a favourite book out of the ones you have wrote? And why is it your favourite?
Do you ever base book characters on people you know?
On average how long did it take you to write BOOK TITLE?
Did you do a lot of research for BOOK TITLE?



SERIES SPECIFIC

Is BOOK TITLE the beginning of a series?
How many books will be in the series?
What genre would you personally put BOOK TITLE in? Is this a genre you will be writing more of?
How did you get your ideas for BOOK TITLE?
How did you choose the SERIES TITLE?
Did you have to any specific research for BOOK TITLE? If so what/how did you do it?
Who designed the Cover of your book? Do you have a lot of input into the process?
If you had to choose to be a character from BOOK TITLE, which would you be and why?
Do you, basic plot/plan for each individual book in the series, before you actually begin writing it all out? Or do you let the writing flow and see where it takes the story? 
How long did it take you to write BOOK TITLE? 
Did you have to do a lot of research for your series?
What can we expect from you next and in the future?


Please add the following information to whichever set of questions you choose to answer.


Where can your readers follow you?
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Goodreads author page:
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Thank-you so much for taking the time to do this interview and allowing us a glimpse into your writing world!

If you wish to answer some specialist questions, in addition to a few from above, which cater specifically to you and your book/s please mention this when emailing me. Please note that whilst I am willing to do additional specialist questions (if asked), I will NOT use any other questions than those listed above.







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