I've learned that it's really, really hard to tell

people's stories in an honest wayand in a way

that's interesting to a passing listener. It's hard

to make the first phone call, it's hard to sit in

someone's living room and ask them about their

grief, and it's so hard to whittle that tape down

to a few moments. But it can be so incredible.

Karen Callahan

Interviews can be a powerful addition to your podcast format [Hack #20]. Through your interviews, your listeners will meet people they never would have had the opportunity to meet in person. They might also hear stories of people just like themselves that touch their hearts.

The hacks in this chapter teach you how to prepare for interviews, how to record them, and then how to edit them to get the results you want. Along the way, you will learn a few tricks of the trade from the pros.

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