WANTED for interviews:

Authors, Writers, Editors, Publishers, Agents, Book Reviewers, Bloggers, and Anyone Else in the Literary World


Non-Writers please send an email to with your info and the word "Interview" in the subject line.

Authors and Writers:
You do not need to be published or have written a book to request an interview.

Do not send a Word document. Attach your photo and book cover and address the email to Put "Author Your Name" in the subject line.


  • email address
  • Book title
  • Author name
  • bio
  • website
  • social media links (complete links,, for example)
  • book synopsis
  • a link to where your book is sold
  • the answers to the following questions

choose at least 5 questions plus the 5 bold questions for a total of at least 10 questions-

  • What genre do you write and why did you choose it?
  • How do you create your characters?
  • Your book or what you are currently working on.
  • How long have you been writing?
  • Does writing energize or exhaust you?
  • Do you find it easy to get motivated to write?
  • What is one thing you wish you knew when you started out?
  • Do you write with an outline?
  • What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your book?
  • Do you prefer to read traditional books or ebooks?
  • What does your writing journey look like?
  • Have you ever stopped writing or creating and how did you motivate yourself to get back into it?
  • What is the hardest thing about writing?
  • How do you balance writing and everyday demands like raising children, housework, and other’s needs?
  • What do you love most about the writing process?
  • What book has most influenced your life?
  • Over the years, what would you say has improved significantly in your writing?
  • Have you ever let any of your books stew for months or even a year?
  • Who designs your book covers?
  • What is your take on the importance of a good cover and title?
  • Do you attend literary lunches or events?
  • What is something you do to get the creative juices flowing?
  • What is your favorite writing resource?
  • Do you use a special program or app to write with?
  • What do you think about writing groups or critique groups?
  • What do you do to get book reviews?
  • Did you know you were going to start a series when you wrote the first book?
  • What was the best money you ever spent as a writer?
  • How do you select the names of your characters?
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
  • What does literary success look like to you?
  • Do you read much and if so who are your favorite authors?
  • What do you think of writer’s block and what do you do if/when you come down with it?
  • Where do you see publishing going in the future?
  • When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
  • What is your favorite book and why?
  • What made you decide to sit down and start writing?
  • If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be?
  • Which writers inspire you? What is the toughest criticism given to you as an author/writer? ‎
  • How long does it take you to write a book/poem?
  • Do you edit your own writing or hire someone?
  • How do/did you find an editor? 
  • How do/did you find a publisher?
  • Are you self published or do you have a publisher and why?
  • What would you say are the main advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing?
  • Do you have an agent?
  • What is your definition of poetry?
  • What made you decide to write a book/poetry?(if applicable)
  • What inspires your writing/poetry?
  • How do you market yourself and your book?
  • Why do you write?
  • How often do you write and what is your process?
  • What writing advice can you give?
  • Can you create a short writing prompt?



address email to
put in subject line "Spotlight, book title, author name"


Book Title
Author name
a link to where your book is sold
book word count
book excerpt (first 2,000 words of your book)
if your book is a children's book or less than 2,000 then don't send the book excerpt

Do not send an attachment.

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The way the giveaway works is:

Do not send a Word document. Attach your photo and book cover and address the email to Put "Giveaway Your Name" in the subject line.


email address
Book title
Author name
social media links
book synopsis
a link(s) to where your book is sold
will you be giving an ebook or print book?

We select the winner and email you their info and you send them the book.

Each giveaway will be with multiple authors.

If you are interested in participating please let us know if you will be contributing a print or ebook.‎ You will be shipping the print book to the winner. Our subscribers are from all over the World so keep that in mind if you are considering offering a print book, as you will be paying the shipping costs.