W101.V2. Day 1: The Right to Write

Why do I‌ write?

This question is right up on the same list with

  • Who am I?
  • What do I want?
  • What is my purpose?
  • What will give me happiness?

In essence,‌ it is fundamentally, an existential question. I could say that it is to express myself which is an answer that many people are going to have. But there has to be something deeper than that. It doesn’t feel right if I talk about something I‌ feel I am good at without it involving something special.

Continue reading W101.V2. Day 1: The Right to Write

And The Award Goes To…

I launched my first blog, this one, around December 2014. However, it picked up pace, comments, likes and followers following my involvement in Writing101 in April 2015.

And I noticed a lot of bloggers nominating each other for some award or the other. To tell the truth, I was hoping that I wasn’t to be nominated as I am not familiar with the blogs of others. But then, the path we take to avoid destiny is often the path that leads to it.

UPDATE:
I decided to stop doing all these blog awards.

No more blog nominations

While I really appreciate that people think of me while they have to do nominations, I think there are other stuff that we can do to encourage one another, instead of these awards. So, thank you for these awards, but instead how about

  • Reading what we write, and giving feedback via the comments section, or with the contact page.
  • When we find posts that we like, we could share it with the people around us.
  • If we like a blog, in particular, we could follow it, or recommend it to the people who we know will love it.
  • If something inspires us, we could write, and then talk about what inspired us. This will create a chain of posts that will help us catch the eyes of readers who love to read what we write.
Continue reading And The Award Goes To…