|Respond with just a word or two||Use complete sentences|
|Use superfluous words like “um”, “you know”, “like”||Pause briefly to gather your thoughts|
|Repeat yourself unnecessarily||Prepare clear concise answers to questions|
|Answer a question you weren’t asked to promote yourself||Listen carefully & answer questions you’re asked|
|Take over the interview||Use the host’s name|
|Use technical terms||Speak in a way that’s easy to understand|
January: Interview Tips for Nonfiction Authors
February: Are You Prepared for Your Interview?
March: What is Your Interview Message?
April: Practice Your Interview
May: Your Interview Environment
Your Interview Voice
July: Dos and Don’ts in an Interview
August: Best Practices When You Are Interviewed
September: Handling Negative Comments in an Interview