Interviewing

Where Do Writers Find Experts?

Q: I’ve read many articles in your magazine and others that advise freelance magazine writers to use quotes from experts on their given subject, but none of the articles tell writers how to go about doing that. Where do writers find experts? How do you approach them? How do you obtain...

Landing Interviews Before Receiving an Assignment

Q: When I cold-call someone to interview them, I feel like a fraud because I think they must be wondering what my real reason for calling is. I have a suspicion this is clear in my voice. Basically, I just seize up and try to rush them off the phone, which...