The Journey of an Aspiring Blogger

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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” ~ Lao-Tzu

This year has been so eventful, productive and enjoyable for me. As we come to the end of 2016, I take the opportunity to pen down my 2016 journey.

2016 is the special year during which I chose to convert my passion into action, by creating my blog Methodical Musings. The blog by which I got an identity for myself, the blog which helped me voice out my opinions and thoughts, the blog which made me confident, bold and more outgoing.

As I mentioned in my post Supermom and Her Super Powers, I am an introvert. Starting conversations was never my cup of tea. Here I am, at the end of this year, standing tall and talking freely. And I know it is because of “Methodical Musings.”

I had no idea that I would receive so much love from my readers, when I had started blogging. The response I got was overwhelming. I remember a couple of beautiful responses (permission asked from the responders):

  • “You have turned from a shy and reserved person to a girl who’s so passionate and inspiring. And honestly, I’m really inspired.”
  • “I would want to learn to write like you.” 

The latter one was told by a person whom I myself admire for his writing. And there can be nothing more that can make me feel that I’m worth it; that this blog is worth it.

Honestly, this transition wasn’t easy. I was playing around the idea of being a blogger since quite a long time. And one fine day in May 2016, I made up my mind that this has to happen. And an hour later, there it was. Something that I can call my creation. My blog.

I’m glad I did. I had absolutely no idea what I’d write in there. This is when I started observing people and events that happen around me. My post Learning: Age No Bar happened this way.

Now, 8 months later, I feel proud to call myself a blogger. Still learning the nuances and still finding inspiration. All I can say is that I’ve improved not just as a writer, but as a person. And that’s what makes this year worthwhile.

A big thank you to all my readers who have read each of my blog posts with so much of interest and messaged me/commented on the blog giving me their lovely opinions and views. A bigger thank you to my brother, my editor since the first time I started putting my words into ink, for always being there to pat my back when I write well, and for being a strong critic when my work is not up to the mark.

So readers, this is me, signing off as an improved version of myself, both as a person and as a writer. Hope to write more blog posts than I have this year with better and more interesting content for you to read.

Happy new year 2017 to all!

9 thoughts on “The Journey of an Aspiring Blogger”

  1. Its lovely reading your blogs…..
    They are very nice and methodical……
    Keep inspiring…..
    Looking for many more in 2017

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  2. Many thanks to your mom for sharing your blogs with me.
    Wish you both an inspiring and eventful 2017.
    May your blog continue to enrich us….
    Thank you Chetana.

    Best wishes,
    Vidya Shenoy

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