by Kate Tilton • September 3, 2013 • Follow
Published in Publishing Tips • 15 comments
One of the most common ways to promote an author on a blog is through an interview with the author. Interview questions can change from blogger to blogger but what do you do when you want your interview to stand out from the rest?
I’ve been running a book blog, Froze8’s Blog, for about a year now as an actual book blog. In my experience the best interviews are the ones that are fun and engage readers. Remember your audience is not other writers, it is READERS.
How can you connect with readers?
Here are a few ideas for conducting creative author interviews:
Have you seen or created any interesting interviews? Let us know in the comments below!
About Kate Tilton:
Kate Tilton has been in love with books for as long as she can remember. Kate believes books saved her life and strives to repay authors for bringing books into the world by serving as a dependable author assistant. A cat-lover and fan of many geeky things, you are likely to find Kate curled up with the latest Doctor Who episode, plotting world take-over, or assisting authors and readers in any way she can. Kate is also a self-proclaimed Twitter addict, you will find her hosting #K8chat, her own creation, every Thursday night on Twitter from 9-10pm Eastern. You can connect with her on her website, Twitter, or BiblioCrunch.
Kate Tilton has been serving authors since 2010. Founder of Kate Tilton’s Author Services, LLC, Kate works as an author assistant, social media manager, and speaker with the mission of connecting authors and readers. Kate is the creator and host of #K8chat (Thursdays at 9pm Eastern on Twitter) and has appeared on popular media such as Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. You can find Kate on katetilton.com.