The Blogger Recognition Award

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The Rules for The Blogger Recognition Award

For all the nominees for this award, here are the rules, if you choose to accept(Please do):

  1. Write a post to show your award.
  2. Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  3. Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  4. Thank whoever nominated you, and provide a link to their blog.
  5. Select 15 other blogs you want to give the award to.

I had always wanted to write. My first story ever was about a duck which ate too many apples and eventually got a stomach ache, but that duck did not regret it; the apples were too good, you see. I was nine. My green writing folder was big for my hands but I took it everywhere. I do not know why, but I always regarded diaries and journals as log books of crushes and spites. One, I had none, the other, I did not want to make real by writing it down. Evidently, I lived in an imaginary world of my own.

My blog, Light Writes, finally came into existence after a series of procrastination and hesitation snags. I needed a medium to practice my timeliness, and to display my writing into the void , to be constructively commented on and critiqued by my audience.

The Blogger community is formally the most helpful and engaging place to be! I have learnt not to be hesitate to ask questions- so that I can level up to from noob to semi-noob. I know now to take blogging seriously, but not to stress about it. I love how there is so much  to learn, by engaging in this community. The Blogging University is a great start to beginners. Keep trying out new themes, titles and taglines until you find the one that fits you like a second skin. Be consistent in updating and writing. I am still trying my hardest to achieve that. It’s not easy, but we’ll all get there.

I thank Sailaja ma’am for giving me this award. She has been a strong motivator ever since school days, and her confidence in me, I remember, was an integral part of the fifteenth year of my existence. Her blog is a stream of lovely internal dialogues, which are so quintessential to her, her personality and delicious writing strikes a chord with me, immediately. She still walks in beauty, and now writes beautifully on her blog too. (That was a reference to our little coded poem for Teachers Day, ma’am.) In all honesty, I could not stop grinning the day she posted about The Blogger Recognition Award and frequently got distracted from the Storage Area Networks internals I had. My gratitude, ma’am.

I would like to nominate the following bloggers for their work:

  • Sriraksha V Raghavan From fallen pencil shavings to perfect poetry on the back of our hoodies. Your blogs, I look forward to for revelations of your Wes Anderson-ness to my Noah Baumbach.
  • The ink drop Harry Potter discussions are not bygones, but your haiku expertise confounds me.
  • Archipelagoo The probable equivalent of a motivating shouty Training Instructor, in the writing world.
  • Vitan Patel Thank the Gods for Fandoms United India, people. Vitan, here is an excellent reviewer of all things movies and TV shows
  • Nandini Bharadwaj Blogging Buddy, if it were not for your Blogging Wizarding skills, we would have known nothing.

Thank you.

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11 comments

  1. Thanks for the nomination! I’ll get to it as soon as my schedule lets me. 😛
    I remember writing some really silly stories around that time too (one was about how Saturn got its rings), although I think I was 10 when I started. I had this BIG 300 page book to write in. I can’t remember where I put it now though. Your beginning reminded me about it. 🙂 Great post!

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