Places for Author Interviews

A great way to get exposure is to appear on other people’s blogs – but where do you find blogs to appear on? There are a lot of bloggers looking for authors to interview (or guest post), but as an author they’re sometimes oddly hard to find unless you know someone who knows someone…so I wanted to share a few that I know about and I ask that you do the same in the comments.

  • Simon Goodson’s The Seventh Question: Six Questions, with the seventh being a question you get to ask yourself. Open to all but he prefers sci-fi/fantasy/speculative fiction.
  • Dan Alatorre: Choose ten questions from a list of forty. Open to everyone.
  • BookGoodies: Fill out the online form including links and several questions. Open to everyone.
  • I Smell Sheep: Contact them about a guest post or interview. For paranormal/comics/sci-fi/fantasy/speculative fiction. (If there’s a hot dude in the story, even better!)
  • Awesome Gang: Fill out the online questions. Open to everyone.
  • Morgen with an E: There are a LOT of options here! The content that you submit must be PG (this does not mean your books, just what you write for her blog). Any genre authors welcome.
  • Wicca Witch: She’s on hiatus until January but when she’s back she does interviews and book reviews. Paranormal, romance, sci-fi, fantasy, speculative fiction, mysteries and thrillers preferred.
  • Zig Zag Timeline: Interviews, cover reveals, etc. All genres except erotica.
  • Sallie’s Book Reviews: She will send you the questions with your post date in an email. Cont. romance, paranormal, fantasy. mystery, poetry, historical romance and suspense.
  • Amaranthine Night: my own blog. I do author interviews or character interviews. All genres welcome.
  • The BIG List by Lisa Williams: Here is a list of 100 bloggers who do interviews. It opens as a google doc, but you can download it as a pdf etc.

Since the last link is a massive list, I’m going to stop here, but you shouldn’t! What interview opportunities do you know about? Please share them in the comments below!

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23 thoughts on “Places for Author Interviews

  1. Barb November 23, 2015 / 5:02 am

    my blog is always open for guests… 😉 Character or writer interviews always welcome! 😀

    • Joleene Naylor November 23, 2015 / 2:23 pm

      And I know Barb accepts most genres 😉 She’s a great interviewer! (yes, I’m biased, LOL!)

      • Barb November 24, 2015 / 10:34 am

        I accept all genres – as long as it’s fiction! 😉 I’m going to try a few of those you mention, thanks for the list! 😀

  2. morgenbailey November 23, 2015 / 5:15 am

    Thank you for the mention. It’s appreciated.

    • Joleene Naylor November 23, 2015 / 2:23 pm

      Does she have a genre preference?

      • rami ungar the writer November 23, 2015 / 2:26 pm

        Not that I’ve noticed. I’ve seen everything from my own work to memoirs to mysteries to scholarly works and even YA novels. She also does character interviews too, I think.

    • Joleene Naylor November 23, 2015 / 2:30 pm

      Ahhhh! As I have tried to say three times now, Rami is also an awesome interviewer! 😀

  3. Sue, the YA Author November 23, 2015 / 12:26 pm

    Thanks for putting this together! What a great list! I would love to host some authors too. I’ve set up a blog page just for that. You can find me at

    • Joleene Naylor November 23, 2015 / 2:24 pm

      Awesome Sue! Thanks for sharing and hosting fellow authors. Do you prefer YA authors, or are you open to any genre?

      • Sue, the YA Author November 23, 2015 / 2:44 pm

        Yes! Ya! Although I enjoy historical romance (but save the kinds that make one blush, because, well, I blush!) Thanks again!

        • Joleene Naylor November 23, 2015 / 3:25 pm

          Thanks for the details! 🙂

            • Barb November 24, 2015 / 10:36 am

              Sue, Historical Fantasy? My vampires are not as mean as Joleene’s…

              • Sue, the YA Author November 24, 2015 / 2:33 pm

                Oh yes, the strangest of all genres, mixing history with the paranormal! So tricky to get it right!

  4. Barb November 24, 2015 / 4:41 pm

    cool, we could swap, then! 😀

  5. P. C. Zick December 3, 2015 / 2:18 pm

    I do an Author Wednesday feature on my website – I offer a list of interview questions, but personalize after reading the answers. Authors are also welcome to write a guest post to promote their books.

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