Guest Blogging

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Hello there! Thank you for your interest in guest blogging for Surviving the Specter. I am always looking to share posts from fellow bloggers and love helping to connect our community. Please be considerate of other followers and read my “About” page first so you can decide if this site is the best forum for your post. Surviving the Specter itself focuses on depression and surviving suicide but supports talk of all mental conditions (aka “illnesses”). Once you have decided, please complete the list below and submit it to with “Guest Blog” in the subject line. Thank you for your interest and have fun! I’m looking forward to sharing your story, my friend.

  1. Please include a bio at the beginning of your blog. Tell us about who you are!

  2. Please include a link to your blog. Tell us how to find you!

  3. Please tell me the categories you want to use for this post.

  4. Please tell me the tags you want me to use for this post.


On blogging-​

  1. How long have you been blogging?

  2. What is the focus/theme of your blog?

  3. Is there a particular time that you write/post?

  4. Where do you get the inspiration/ideas for your blog posts?

  5. From your experience, what three pieces of insight/wisdom can you give to new/growing bloggers?

On mental health-

  1. What mental conditions (“illnesses”) do you survive with? E.g., Depression? PTSD? Anxiety? Self-harm?

  2. For each condition, what is at least one coping mechanism you have found to be successful? Please feel free to mention/describe more than one. It will only help our community.

  3. Do you have a personal story you would like to tell? One of success? One of growth? A story that tells about your rough stuff?

  4. From your experience, what three pieces of insight/wisdom can you give to others surviving with mental illness?


Write an original post on anything related to mental health. Please include be sure to include items 1-4 as well.


2 responses to “Guest Blogging

  1. Surviving the Specter

    06/04/2016 at 09:03

    Hi Amber. I JUST saw this for some reason and am SOsososo sorry it took so long to respond to you. If you would like to share your story as a guest blog, you can do so in a Word document and send it via email. I will do all the formatting and post it for you. All you have to do is come back and respond to your readers who made comments:) Lemme know what you think. You can send your draft to or Looking forward to posting your story soon, my friend!


  2. Amber J Chapman

    04/22/2016 at 02:29

    I can’t guest blog, but can you for me? I write ‘’ and a monthly column of the same name in Ohio. I would appreciate your help. Period. I have lost a cousin to suicide. I write for families. My goal is to help.

    Liked by 1 person


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