By Holly Riddle For the CDT
Jennifer Marshall started as a blogger, chronicling her experiences with bipolar disorder anonymously, both in fear of judgment and later discrimination from potential employers. For 18 months, she wrote under a pen name, interacting with an online community of fellow writers struggling with mental illness.
But when she got her first paid writing gig and WhatToExpect.com published an article with her byline, Marshall moved forward using her true name attached to her pieces. She calls the following outpouring of support and gratitude “overwhelming.” (Click here to read more)
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