Calling All Authors!

Put your best foot forward in any interview and help your book find its audience in this easy to follow course.

Course Outline

  • 2

    Chapter 2

    • Putting Yourself Out There

  • 3

    Chapter 3

    • A Lesson in Vulnerability


  • 4

    Chapter 4

    • Be Prepared

    • Do Your Homework

    • Carving Out Space

  • 5

    Chapter 5

    • What Is Your Book About?


  • 6

    Chapter 6

    • Your Inspiration


    • Having Marketing Material and Information Readily Available

    • Other Typical Questions

  • 7

    Chapter 7

    • What Makes A Good Interview


  • 8

    Chapter 8

    • Spread The Word

    • Be A Good Literary Citizen: Get Involved in the Community that Supports You and Your Book

    • Supporting Other Authors

  • 9

    Chapter 9

    • Finding Interview Opportunities


    • Example 1: Pitch for Interview Opportunity

    • Example 2: Pitch for Interview Opportunity

  • 10

    Chapter 10

    • Be Kind, Be Courteous

    • Final Thoughts

Instructor, Claudine Tinellis shares her years of experience interviewing authors for her podcast, Talking Aussie Books, with you.


  • How long will it take to complete the course?

    About 4-5 hours (including listening to podcasts I've nominated as examples and completing the exercises).

  • Do I have to complete the course in one sitting?

    No. You have 30 days to complete the course after purchase. The modules can be worked through sequentially or in any order you choose.

  • Do I have to listen to the podcasts?

    Most of the podcast examples provided are timestamped to highlight the lesson or principle being discussed. It is helpful to listen to other interviews. However, it's not essential.