Interview Questions



Sample Interview questions – Mary Gottschalk

  • Tell us about the plot of A Fitting Place
  • What are the key themes of your novel?
  • Are there any themes in common between A Fitting Place and your memoir, Sailing Down the Moonbeam?
  • Why did you shift from a memoir to a novel?
  • What was the most challenging aspect of writing your novel?
  • How long did it take you to write your novel … how did it compare to the time you took to write the memoir?
  • You spent most of your career in high finance, working with large corporations. How did you end up being a creative writer?
  • What would you like your readers to take away from A Fitting Place?
  • Why did you choose to self-publish?
  • Where can readers buy your book?
  • Do you do any other kinds of writing?