Once in a while, trolling on Facebook produces something positive. I was taking a break from writing and stumbled across a post from another author friend “advertising” a call for artists and authors to do a radio show. There was a contact email, so I decided what the heck; sales have been in the dumps lately, what could it hurt?
I emailed Doug Dahlgren, the host of the show, letting him know I was interested. He got right back to me, and then we had a wonderful, lively phone call in which he informed me that it was an HOUR long program! The show airs on Mondays at 7 p.m. EST, as Doug lives in Georgia. The entire show is done via phone/internet (podcast). Continue reading “Doing an Author Interview on ArtistFirst Radio”
A lot of authors become unnecessarily stressed at the prospect of a radio interview. Maybe you hate the sound of your own voice. Maybe you think you’ll be asked a question for which you were not prepared and you’ll stutter and stammer and come off sounding like an idiot.
Well, you can relax. Those are the least of the things you ought to be worried about. The good news is that with radio, you have a lot of things working in your favor. For instance:
1. You don’t have to worry about shoveling out your Unabomber-type shack;
2. You don’t have to worry about your appearance. Go ahead, skip the shower. Do the interview in your bathrobe.
3. The only people listening to radio are behind the wheel of their automobiles, and they have other things to worry about—like texting friends. Continue reading “On the Radio”
In case you missed it, last Wednesday the 22nd of August, Author Chris James was interviewed on The Author Show.
It was a riveting fourteen minute interview in which Chris spills all sorts of secrets about being a science fiction writer, and how that relates to cute puppies. There is a distinct possibility he said something about you. Or maybe not. I recommend you find out though.