Friday, 19 February 2010

A brand new experience


My friend Kautubh has invited me to write guest posts on his blog. I have written the following post for him. Just posting an excerpt here. You can go and read the complete post on his website 'ekoshapu'. Thanks Kaustubh for giving me this opportunity. You can also go and check his two wonderful blogs 'Cipher' and 'Swataha'- A Marathi Blog.
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Writing- an Art or Passion?


As children our parents try to inculcate in us various hobbies for our development. I remember going to painting, dancing, singing, guitar classes and whatnot. Writing on the other hand was not even a choice. Also writing was left to professional writers or mainly journalists.
Things changed after the explosion of Internet throughout the world. Writing an online diary became a hobby for many people at the start of the millennium. This slowly changed to writing Blogs which were not limited to online diaries but have moved so much ahead of that. Now everyone can be an online journalist and voice their opinions and thoughts on each and every issue at a press of a few computer keys.


Read more here..

7 comments:

Saras said...

Very true indeed! Internet has really opened up the cyber platform for all budding journalists!! Everyone loves to say their views afterall.

Anirban said...

Everyone has a voice. And anyone who wants to can try singing. Most people won't become professional singers, but with practice (in singing, writing, and all else) comes improvement.

AmitL said...

Nice post-I commented on the 'full version'...:)You inspired me to write about my experiences in writing to mags,papers,et al, one of these days..:)

Lazy Pineapple said...

Saras : Welcome :) Yes we are all mini reporters now. The power of the internet :)

Anirban: Agreed. I look at my first few posts and cringe :) I see a definite improvement in my writing style.

Amit : Yes I read it and have commented on it. You should write about your experiences...it will be a great help for other bloggers :)

Mr. Stupid said...

Nice post. Very well written. The Internet sure has changed the world. There's been blogging everywhere!

Have a great weekend...:)

Lazy Pineapple said...

Mr. Stupid : Thanks :)

Lazy Pineapple said...

Saras : Welcome :) Yes we are all mini reporters now. The power of the internet :)

Anirban: Agreed. I look at my first few posts and cringe :) I see a definite improvement in my writing style.

Amit : Yes I read it and have commented on it. You should write about your experiences...it will be a great help for other bloggers :)

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