radio interviews for writers

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How to Be Interviewed to Promote Your Book – Tips for Authors

Whether you’re appearing on a radio talk show or writing a guest post to promote your book, you need to know how to be interviewed! These tips for authors are from B. Lynn Goodwin, author of You Want Me to Do What? Journaling for Caregivers. Before the tips, a quip: “A boy has to peddle his book.” ~ Truman Capote. […]

10 Tips for Interviewing Sources for Articles

These tips for interviewing people as sources or experts for articles are from a panel of experienced journalists, who recently spoke at a Writer’s Craft Fair hosted by the BC Association of Magazine Publishers. Before the tips, a quip: “Writing comes more easily if you have something to say.” – Sholem Asch. One benefit of interviewing sources or experts for articles […]

7 Tips for Television Interviews for Writers

Whether you’re a writer preparing to do a television interview or still visualizing the day it happens, you can’t miss these seven tips for TV from freelance writer and blogger Susan Johnston! She recently appeared on ABC, discussing an article she wrote about job interviews. Before her tips, a quip: “To me, every interview, even if you love the artist, needs to […]

Writing Tips From Published Author and Radio Producer, Lillian Brummet

Here, published author and radio producer Lillian Brummet shares the highlights of her experience as a professional freelance writer for the past decade. She’s written three books, produces two radio programs, and manages both a blog and newsletter. Phew! Her husband Dave is a musician and photographer; he’s also the behind-the-scenes editor, graphic and website guy. First, one of Lillian’s favorite writing quips: “We must not, […]

Radio Interview, Freelance Writer Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen

In this radio interview with full-time freelance writer Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen (me!), you’ll get tips for aspiring writers, info about different types of articles, and the best and worst parts of a freelance writing career. First, a quip from A. A. Milne: “Almost anyone can become an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being,” […]

Interviewing Sources and Experts for Articles – Tips for Freelance Writers

For freelance writers, experts and sources can make or break a magazine article — or even a query letter to editors! These tips for freelancers will improve your chances of getting published… But first, a quip: “A fact is like a sack – it won’t stand up if it’s empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in  all the reasons […]