Why an Online Interview Here May Boost Your Success

Interview Format at Always Write

Welcome to Always Write, a blog for writers, bloggers and photographers to have a place to share and have a cup of coffee together and chat about what we love to do. Always Write wants to interview you!

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Blog readers love to read and write. Most of our readers blog for fun. Many of them are new or amateur writer and photographers and wonder what path is right for them. They are curious about successful authors, bloggers, and photographers.

That’s why we need YOU!

  • Have you just published your first novel, your tenth?
  • Do you want to the get word out? — about your new blog, your new book, magazine?
  • Could your blog use some new readers?
  • Maybe you understand self-publishing, traditional publishing, copywriting, magazine and freelance writing
  • You are a poet, a sci-fi screenwriter, write youthful romances.
  • Perhaps you are a successful editor or have employed different kinds of editors.
  • It could be that you have the expertise from building ten blogs.

Here are our topics. Each interview has developed an expertise in their field and they want to share freely what they have learned.

Click to read interviews on Always Write.

Interviews reveal the opportunities, fears, habits, obstacles, and inner battles of bloggers, authors, and photographers all along the path to success.

It doesn’t take long to interview, and it’s fun!

Notice: Due to the nature of the interview process, not all interviews will be published. Always Write reserves the right to refuse publication, for any reason, without notice.

Goals of the Interview:

We want to understand you, the writer/photographer. Stories of wins and losses are best, as we are not looking for direct tips or tactics.

We want to humanize bloggers who are usually both writers and photographers and hopefully understand how you think and work. This is best achieved when you can answer “I did this..” or “This is what I do in my business,” not “This is what YOU should do.”

We all know what we are supposed to do, but…

Possible Interview Questions

Below you will find a list of possible questions that you may be asked during your interview. Due to our conversational style, these may not be asked, but the conversation will start with the first question.

First question:

What is the ONE thing that you do, that you feel has been the biggest contributor to your successes, so far?

 Other possible questions:

What is one opportunity that you attribute to blogging or publishing your work?

Can you walk us through how to be wrong?

What concerns or obstacles have you overcome in your career?

Tell me about something that you are not good at.

How do you balance your time between your personal and career/blogging life?

Tell me about when you realized that you were a professional.

What one person or resource helped you the most as a new blogger?

If your blog or career ended today, what would be the legacy that you left behind?

Interview Agreement: By participating in the Always Write interview, you agree to allow Always Write us to record, distribute, and disseminate the podcast or the written interview in any way. You also agree to allow Always Write to retain rights to the produced media for potential future use in speeches, books, and in all other public distribution.

Testimonials

Here’s follow-up post from one of my interviewees, Fiona Hogan.

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Author: Marsha

Hi, I'm Marsha Ingrao, a retired educator and wife of a retired realtor. My all-consuming hobby is blogging and it has changed my life. My friends live all over the world. For thirty-five years, I lived in the most beautiful area in Central Valley of California in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains minutes from the Sequoia National Park. As a child I moved from Indiana to Oregon. With my first husband I moved from Oregon to Colorado to California. Every time we moved, it hurt so much to leave friends. I never wanted to move again. After Mark passed, I married again. I told Vince that I could never budge from my roots in California. He said he loved the high desert. I don't think he ever thought he would realize his dream. In November, 2020, we sold everything and retired to the mile-high desert of Prescott, AZ. We live less than five miles from the Granite Dells, four lakes and hundreds of trails with our dog, Kalev, and two cats, Moji and Nutter Butter. Vince's sister came with us and lives close by. Every day is a new adventure.

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