Disclaimer: This is not a fluffy, writing-makes-me-all-poetic-and-goey-inside kind of post. It’s a ‘truth post’. So if you’re a ‘sensitive’ sort, or the type of person that’s likely to get offended about a post written by an ‘upstart writer who thinks too highly of herself’, best walk away now.
The journo/blogger/hacker wouldn’t have read any of your books (probably), is not interested in your work (probably), and is only interested in your personal life (very probably). But none of this matters, because you, the author, are so happy (GRATEFUL, YAH?), that someone from the MEDIA (the ME-DI-AAAA!!!) has expressed an interest in your work. Even if said person is from Badgers Weekly. Here’s the no-holds-barred truth about author interviews.
It’s every writer’s worst nightmare. You pour out your blood, sweat and tears into your new book, only to find out that another author has published the same book as yours. It happened to these authors and here’s what they had to say.
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