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So You Have to do an Interview!
By G G Collins (Copyright 2017)
Nonfiction writers are accustomed to conducting interviews, but what about the fiction writer? It’s fiction; don’t I just make it up? Some writers may be able to, but the vast majority of us will have to do some research, including the dreaded interview.
The Interview: Who You Gonna Call?
By Cogiati (own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons Maybe you need location information. Yes, you can Google photos and descriptions, but what if you need specific information about a festival for a scene in your book? How is a rescue performed in a national park? What’s the background on a historical event that occurred in the 1940s? Is there seismic activity in the locale you’re using? I’ve answered all these questions for my books by doing interviews: some in person, others via…
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