Here are a selection of questions for you to include in your interview. Pick and choose, or if you have your own questions, that's fine too.

Author Interview Questions (about writing, reading, your current book etc)
Twenty Questions (for authors in a hurry)
Naughty Twenty Questions (for naughty authors in a hurry)

(On writing, reading and some personal stuff)

 How did you come up with the title of your latest book?
 What inspired you to write this book?
 How did you come up with the cover design?
 Describe a character from your latest book in a few words.
 How did this character get his/her name?
 If you could choose an actor or celebrity, who would play this character?
 What’s the hardest part of writing for you?
 How do you choose your character’s names?
 Do your characters speak to you?
 What advice would you give aspiring authors?
 Are you a plotter or a pantser?
 What is your writing process?
 Have you had writer’s block, and how do you deal with it?
 What does your family think of your writing?
 How do you come up with cover design?
 What’s the last book your read or are currently reading?
 Are there any new authors who’ve grabbed your interest?
 How would you describe yourself? Introvert/Extrovert/other?
 Do you have any other author friends and do you ever get together in real l life?
 What’s your next writing project?

(These are intended to be answered in one or two words, but you know… authors!)

How long have you been writing?
Do you ever feel like one of your characters is you?
How many hours’ sleep do you get each night?
Name one day job you’ve had.
5. Do you write every day?
What’s your usual writing snack?
How many hours a day do you write?
Do you have a new story idea in your mind right now?
Do you ever write two books at once?
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Name one song that reminds you of your book.
About how many books do you read each month?
What’s your favorite movie?
Name one thing on your bucket list.
Flowers or chocolates?
Name an author you’d love to have coffee with.
The most words you’ve written in a day.
What's your favorite fruit?
In what room do you do most of your writing?
Who is your celebrity crush?


(naughtier version – a favorite with erotica authors)

Most recent sex thing you’ve googled?
Naughtiest thing one of your characters has done.
Name an author you’d love to get drunk with.
Top or bottom?
Have you ever sexted?
Weirdest place you’ve ever had sex.
What’s your sexy nickname?
Have you ever been in an adult store?
Does your own writing turn you on?
Do you ever write naked?
Favorite sex song.
Do you research your sex scenes?
Your character’s favorite sex position.
Does food and sex ever mix?
What’s more of a turn on? Reading sex or watching porn.
Your favorite body part on a man/woman?
Have you ever screamed someone’s name?
Have you ever fantasized about a friend’s dad/mom?
If you could spend one dirty night with a celebrity, who would it be?
Have you ever gone out without underwear?

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