Interview Instructions

Copy and Paste up to ten questions from each Sections I and II to answer. The answers can be as short, or as long as you like. When you have completed the questions, e-mail them, along with any covers or pictures (JPEG ONLY) you want to go with the interview:

Please put INTERVIEW in the subject line.

NOTE: We will accept the answers copied and pasted to an e-mail or into a .doc ONLY. 

The Siren Review Team will get back to you when your date is booked. As well, you can check our "Interview and Feature Schedule" found under "Author Services." Please be sure to thoroughly edit your answers before sending them in.

Section I

What inspired your decision to write?

How old you were when you began to write?

Who is your favorite writer, and why?

What is your favorite book(s), and why?

Do you research your books? What kind of research do you do?

What advice do you have for aspiring writers?

What is your ideal hero?

What is your ideal heroine?

Do you write a series? If so, how hard do you find it to keep all the details straight?

What kind of notes do you keep while you’re writing?

What was it like to sign your first publishing contract?

What do you do when you have writer’s block?

How do you come up with and develop your characters?

When you sit down to start writing a book, what do you?

Do you plot out your story before writing, or just go page to page, never knowing what will happen next?

Is there any genre or sub-genre you haven’t tried, but want to?

Do you have any new releases? Tell us about them.

Do you want to share a blurb of your latest release?

Do you want to share an excerpt of your latest release?

 Please rate the excerpt:

What do you have in store for your readers?

Anything else you wish to add?

Where can your readers find you?

Section II

What are your hobbies?

Do you cook or bake? Tell us about some of your favorite things to make.

Do you have a recipe you want to share with our readers?

What is your favorite movie?

What is your favorite actor/character? Why?

If you could go on vacation and money wasn’t a concern, where would you travel to? What would you do?

If you were handed a million dollars right now, guilt-free, what would you do with it?

What is your number one goal in life?

Dog or cat person?

If you could describe your life in a few sentences, what would it be?

What is your biggest pet peeve?

What is your perfect date?

What is your ideal man?

What is your ideal woman?

What is your favorite candy?

What is your favorite color?

What do you daydream about?

Do you have another job, besides being a writer?

Tell us the first five random things about you that come to mind.

What CD is in your stereo/track on your MP3 player right now?

What kind of television shows do you watch?