I love doing guest posts, interviews, and speeches of all types! Below are some example questions and topics. However, I am willing to adjust to the needs of your organization. Please contact me for more information!
Example Interview Questions
for podcast or guest article
Introduce yourself & your books! What should our readers/listeners know about you?
What was your writing journey process? How did you get from where you started to where you are now?
Of the books you’ve written, what is your favorite and why?
What does your writing process look like?
What is your most recent book about? Why should readers bother to pick up your most recent book?
What are the themes of your most recent book? How did they develop?
What’s your writer mission statement? Why do you write?
What advice you would give to a young writer?
What are your goals with Wild Blue Wonder Press, your indie publishing company?
What is the next step in your author career? What’s coming next?
for events, guest posts, & more
About writing craft:
Outlining to Success: how to turn your outline into a tool—not a trial
Understanding Your Genre: genre, subgenre, niche, & why it all matters
Developing Realistic Characters: from thematic arcs to habits
Creating a Novel Aesthetic: how to write stories that stick out
Turning to the Classics for Inspiration: how to read classic novels with an eye for improving your own writing
About writing craft for Christian writers:
Writing Romances that Glorify God: how to portray romantic relationships to Christ’s Glory
“Clean Fiction” and the Purification of Christianity: how to write about touchy topics in a God-glorifying way
Romance Tropes & Christianity: how each romance trope can glorify God
Troubling Tropes in Christian Fiction: clichés that should be removed from the Christian fiction world
What Is Christian Fiction? Defining the genre and discussing the duty of Christian authors
About independent publishing:
A Beginner’s Guide to Indie Publishing: explaining the basics of an independent author’s journey
Indie Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: comparing the two publishing paths
Career-Planning and Goal-Setting for Indie Authors: how to keep on track through realistic goals
Indie 101: the publishing process explained from start to finish and beyond!
My Journey as an Indie Author: lessons from my personal author story
For reader groups:
Why Christian Fiction is an Important Genre
Why Romance is a Necessary Factor in Fiction … and Life!
Navigating “Difficult Topics” in the Christian Fiction Genre
Why Historical Fiction is an Important Genre
Feminism in Historical Fiction: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Common Regency and Victoria Era Stereotypes That Are Untrue
Social Shifts Between the Regency and Victorian Era
Victorian Romanticism vs. Modern-Day Feminism vs. Biblical Womanhood
Examining the Christianity in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre
Charlotte, Emily, & Anne: how the Brontë sisters navigated men & marriage in their novels
Some of the Best of Jane Austen’s Hot Takes on Womanhood, Marriage, and More
For Fans of Kell’s Books:
The Story of the Rewrites of The Dressmaker’s Secret
Alice vs. Ivy: two sisters, two wildly different stories, & the intent behind them
Developing Ivy’s World: the stories that wouldn’t be written until God put them together
Difficult Topics in The Chronicles of Alice & Ivy
A Christian Response to Mental Disability: Violet’s Story
Digging Into Ivy, Violet, and Jordy’s Shared Story
The Heart Behind Alice and Peter’s Story
Behind-the-Scenes of Claire’s Story
The Historical Research Behind the Kees & Colliers Series
A Christian Response to Emotional Abuse: Adele’s Story
Troy vs. Adele vs. Lola vs. Millie: highlighting differing responses to tragedy
For Christian groups:
The Planner’s Guide to Surrendering to God: practical and not-so-practical steps to surrendering to God
Journey with Christ through the Valley of the Mind: dealing with depression, anxiety, and stress as a Christian woman
Just Do Something: running for God’s glory in a world that likes to sit still
Finding the Power in Our Weaknesses: relying on God’s sufficient grace
Defining Our Worth in Christ: navigating a world that pressures us to “do” with a God who wants us to “be”