In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Trick Questions.”
It would be so exciting to be interviewed by a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter. It would be a dream come true. I would have the opportunity to talk about the blog, and what I am trying to accomplish. However, I recognize that interviews can sometimes be difficult, particularly if the interviewer is skilled at providing questions that are unnerving. Here are three (3) questions that I would not wish for the reporter to ask. It’s not because I can’t answer them; it’s more because I’m not sure I’m ready to answer them.
Q1. “ What frightens you?”
Q2.What is your responsibility to address social/political issues?”
Q3. “Why should people read what you have to say?”
The interview is over. I surprised myself. I was more ready than I thought to answer the questions. The reporter’s questions gave me time to further narrow my blog focus.
I’m on a quest to try something that I’ve never done before. I am currently operating outside of my comfort zone, and it is scaring. What keeps me going is a statement that I always told my children…” Just do it!” They have, and now it’s my turn.