#211 – Chris Clancy on Interviewing Techniques for Ghostwriters

With over 25 years of experience in journalism, marketing, research, and content strategy, Chris is the co-founder of Clancy Partners, which specializes in content and media outreach and collaborative writing services.

Chris is the author of the 2021 dystopian thriller WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN.

He lives in Nashville with his wife and children.

Tune in now and get Chris Clancy’s thoughts on:

1) Interviewing Techniques:

  • What are some key principles you follow when conducting interviews?
  • How do you prepare for an interview, especially with someone you may not know well?

2) Building Rapport:

  • How do you establish a connection with your guests to ensure a smooth and engaging interview?
  • Are there specific techniques you use to make your guests feel comfortable and open up?

3) Research and Preparation:

  • What is your approach to researching and preparing for interviews?
  • How do you strike a balance between being well-prepared and allowing for spontaneity during interviews?

4) Handling Difficult Situations:

  • How do you navigate challenging moments or disagreements during an interview?
  • Can you share a specific example of when an interview didn’t go as planned, and how you handled it?

5) Tips for Aspiring Interviewers:

  • What advice would you give to someone looking to improve their interviewing skills?

6) And much, much more!

Website: Clancy Partners