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Author Interview Questions
OverviewWhat is the central thesis of the book?
Where did the idea for the book come from?
Why did you decide to focus on this concept?
Who is the target audience you hope to reach?
Is there a central message in the book that you want readers to take away?
SubjectWhat inspired you to write this book?
How and why did you become interested in the topic?
What are the key elements of the book?
ResearchHow long did it take you to complete your research?
Did you consult with subject-matter experts in the process?
What was the most surprising thing about the topic that you learned?
ProcessHow did you come up with the book title?
What proved to be most challenging about writing this book?
How did you select a publisher?
Would you tell us about the cover design and how it was created?
How do you select editors?
MarketingHow is the book being marketed?
How do you and the publisher cooperate in promoting the book?
What do you do to get book reviews?
AuthorWhat is your background?
Where are you based and where do you write from?
What has been a major influence on your writing career?
What are you currently working on and what are your future projects?
What is the hardest thing about writing?
How can readers discover more about your work?
How can readers get in touch with you?
ReaderWho should read this book?
What can readers generally expect from the book?
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to readers?