The goal is to get to that stage where journalists call you for comment on a story that relates to your personal brand. It takes time and a lot of pitching to achieve that, but all that effort is worth it when a week does not go by where you're doing an interview with a journalist who calls you directly.
Roger Sedarat is a 2015 recipient of the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize and a nominee for the Pushcart Prize in translation. The author of three poetry collections, his translations of classical and modern Persian literature have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Guernica, Brooklyn Rail, and World Literature Today.
"Again proving himself one of today's top thriller writers, Koryta creates edgy suspense not with trickery but with characters who test the limits of their courage." Having escaped certain death in Indiana's scariest caves in Last Words (2015), private investigator Mark Novak returns to his old haunts in Montana in pursuit of the man who murdered his wife in Cassadaga, Florida--a strange town known for its psychics.
Your interview technique outweighs the importance of your CV when you get through to the final round. This is all about showing your potential employer that you are the right person for the job, not any of your rivals. You need to convince them truly and utterly that you should be their next hire. So how do you do that?