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Welcome to the WriteWords Interview section.
interviews (and counting) with top writers, agents and publishers.
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5 Most Recent WriteWords interviews
Mother's Milk Books
The Crime Writers' Association
Emilia di Girolamo
publishers & agents
Collated Answers to some of our standard Interview questions
Tell us something about your background.
Any typical/common mistakes that new writers tend to make?
How do you find writers?
What excites you about a piece of writing-
and what makes your heart sink?
Who are your favourite writers and why?
What are your plans for the future?
What advice would you give to a new writer starting out?
How should our members approach you if they want to?
How did/do you handle rejections?
And the best?
What inspires you to write?
Do you have a writing routine? A place thatís special?
What have you written?
How did you start writing?
What was the first piece you ever had published?
Do you address particular themes or issues in your writing?
Any tips or tricks or things to avoid?
What was your breakthrough moment?
What's the worst thing about writing?
How did you feel when you first started sending your writing out into the world?
What was your breathrough moment?
Where do you get your ideas from?
How did you get your publisher?
Tell us what kind of responses you get from audiences\ readers.
How did you get your first agent/ commission?
What would be your dream writing job/opportunity?
How can people find out more about you?
Tips, tricks, things to pass on to dedicated writers?
How, when and why did you first start writing?
Whatís next for you?
Tell us all about your writing background- what youíve written, what youíre currently writing
How did you get your first agent/ commission/publication?
Have you got a website/event coming up that we can let our members know about?
Tell us all about your writing background-
Other work besides writing; ie. Editing, dramaturgy, tutoring, and how it works for/against your own writing
Who are your favourite writers/influences and why?
Tell us about a writing exercise you might have used?
Have you got a good exercise for writers?
Where do you write?
Favourite quote about writing?
What are you most proud of?
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