Living with Invisible Illnesses – Truly Inspired #68

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1] Blog Name

Living with Invisible Illnesses

2] What is your blog’s specific genre?

Invisible Illnesses 

3] How old is your Blog?

About 1 month old or so

4] Why did you feel the need to start an actual blog?

I felt the need to share my journey with those who suffer with Invisible Illnesses and have no support. I also wanted to bring insight to my daily life & struggles as well as enlighten people that are searching for information to find it in my blog on Invisible Illnesses. 

5] What age were you when you first started to write?

10 years old. I wanted to write novels or get into journalism 

6] Was it a natural process or did something or someone inspire you to put your first thoughts to paper?

It was a natural process. I’ve always love to write. I made a great secretary in my life, I was an insurance agent but my boss loved my customer service skills as well & myself taught computer skills, so I got to be his secretary on top of being an agent.

7] Would you say that your creativity flows easily or do you need to be motivated by an event or a moment in your life to trigger it?

It used to flow naturally, but since an unfortunate incident happened in 2010 which caused me to lose the use of my hands & cause my mind to wander & be a bit catatonic, it’s been harder to focus. So now my hands are back, but unfortunately my depression & fibromyalgia amongst other Invisible Illnesses plaque me & triggers my inspiration to write.

8] How frequent or prolific are you with your writing and blogging?

It’s a bit too soon to say but I think I am blogging a couple times a week. 

9] Is it just WordPress that your writing is displayed or other platforms as well?

Just WORDPRESS & I’m trying to start a Vlog on YouTube.

10] Do you use social media to advertise and market your blog? If so which ones and how effective is it/are they?

I use Facebook & Instagram,  but I can’t tell yet if working.

11] Writers block we all get it at one point or another – if you do suffer from it, how do you tackle the problem?

I’ve been blessed with the gift of gab. Depression,  pain, it does not matter, if I feel I need to blog, I’ll do it.

12] Which is your preferred writing/creative style?

I like to freestyle. Blog about whatever is on my mind & or what happens in my day. A part of my life is poured into my blog.

13] What is the best thing about blogging in your eyes?

The people who read your blog & make comments. Also, to read others & gain encouragement & I learn from it.

14] What prompts you to write about a topic on the day that you post?

It varies, something that happened in my day. Also, when I feel like blogging about why I feel I have PTSD or depression & my fibromyalgia & nerve damage.

15] What advice would you award new bloggers to help and encourage them promote their blog and engage with their audience?

I wish I knew, I’m still trying to learn. I can only say be honest.

16] Do you have an overall blogging strategy or simply write because you enjoy writing?

I enjoy writing. I just feel feel its cathartic. 

17] Do you feel it is important to have an engaging audience to the content that you write?

Yes. I’m hoping to build my audience. 

18] If no one ever commented on your blog would this concern you, and if so how would you rectify the situation?

If no one commented, I would just continue because it brings me a sense of peace. I just hope if anyone reads it, they gain a good look at how these Invisible Illnesses can affect your lives.

19] How long from start to finish would/can your content take you to complete?

Well, I’m on 1 content on blogging on Betrayal & how I feel it caused my PTSD & Bipolar/depression 

20] Which do you think are your best 3 posts to date? Please link below so that our readers can see your style and take a step into your world.

I’m sorry; I’m such a rookie at this so I can’t figure out the link.

21] Finally, what advice would you offer new writers to the blogging community?

Be honest, be real, and stick close to your topic of your blog.

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First off Yvonne, welcome to the community.

My thanks to Yvonne of Living with Invisible Illnesses  for taking the time out of her day to both answer the Truly Inspired questionnaire as well as introduce herself and her blog about invisible illnesses to our community here.

If as of yet you are not familiar with Yvonne’s blog, then l do suggest you take a step over there and introduce yourselves to her. Can’t go wrong with Yvonne’s advice of being honest and being real.

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So what inspired YOU to start your blog?

Yvonne of Living with Invisible Illnesses is our 68th Interview will you be our 69th?

Please drop me an email at ….

aguycalledbloke63@gmail.com

…. and l will gladly write you up and share who you are.

It is simple – email me at the above Addy or drop me a line in my contact box and l will email you the questionnaire. Fill it in, send it back , and include images that you feel may support what you write, or about your blog, and l will write it up as a post and insert it into the series.

Come ON Who is going to be number……..

69?

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