365 Writing Prompts:Origin Story

Why did you start your blog? Is that still why you blog,or has your site gone in a different direction than you planned?

I started using the computer for my online course, I was busy studying and answering questions at the end of a lesson. One day our facilitator introduced us to the blog of one of our fellow participants, before this I had no idea what blogging meant.When I read his post I was interested, I asked our facilitator, was it possible for me to start blogging. His reply was positive.

I asked my daughter how I could start this, she looked up and found WordPress the best for me. I started slow, I was a novice,I had no idea what to write, I started with short posts and gradually wrote about different things.

I was lucky one of my course participants encouraged me to translate Tagore’s poems. I wasn’t confident but rather than say I cannot do it, I took it as a challenge. I have translated a number of poems of Tagore, and the participant took time to read it and wrote his comment which helped and encouraged me a lot.

I did not plan what I should do next, I registered to do some prompts, I still write them, each morning I wait for the topic and write, I have a small number of people who read my posts, their encouraging comments keeps me going!

https://sabethville.wordpress.com/2014/08/02/365-writing-prompts/

2 thoughts on “365 Writing Prompts:Origin Story

    • I thank you for showing the way, I knew nothing about blogging or bloggers, you started and I got interested.
      A positive comment from Mr. Shafique paved the way for me.

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