5 reasons why I love my blog

Love my blog
I take on the baton of Blog Love from Mahek
“If there is a place that I can call my own, apart from the one that I call my home, it is my second home- my blog.”
Being someone who scribbled poetry and short stories on any book or piece of paper that I managed to find, I always lost them. Some time later when I would think about what I wrote and then frantically search for it, I wouldn’t find it. I don’t know how many poems I lost this way! But I’m not complaining because it was this carelessness of mine that made my friends discover my love for writing especially writing poetry and motivated me to write more. That is another story and I’ll tell you some other day. Like I said earlier, I always ended up losing the stuff that I wrote.
Then one fine day, when I was discovering the wonders that this thing called the Internet could do, I read about something called a blog. I was fascinated but I didn’t start one until I was supposed to create one for my college assignment. Since that day, I have found my constant best friend – my blog.
1. I love my blog because it is my space, my world where I can express myself
When I first began writing, I wrote to express myself. I had these moments of joy and sorrow which made me write poems. Once I started my blog, that was where most of the poems. I didn’t care about what anyone would think about them, I simply wrote. This holds true even now. I write to share my thoughts, my emotions and the many works of my imagination. I love my blog because it is that one place where I can be myself because it is my place. It is the place which has most of the things that I’ve written.
2. I love my blog because it has helped me grow as a writer
When I first started my blog I just wrote poetry or rants and I just wrote them for myself. I never really ventured into things that I hadn’t previously tried. But thanks to my blog and blogging, I began to try different forms of writing. I had never tried fiction, let alone flash fiction. Now Flash Fiction is of my favourite things to write. From those poems which had just words and emotion but no structure whatsoever to writing rhymed poetry and experimenting different types of poetry, I have come a long way. I love my blog for making me a better writer.
3. I love my blog because of the readers that it has given me
When you write for yourself, you write only when you feel like. Some times you may tend to become lazy. But if I don’t post anything on my blog for a while, I have people who ask me why I haven’t written something of late. My blog has given me readers who push me to write more and write better.
4. I love my blog because of the friends I’ve made through my blog
My blog hasn’t just given me readers, but it has given me friends. I have come across a lot of fellow bloggers thanks to my blog. These blogger friends have helped to improve, corrected me when I didn’t do something right, motivated me and infused me with confidence when I thought I had Writer’s block and couldn’t write. They are not just friends now, they are my blogging family. I love my blog for all the wonderful bloggers I got to know.
5. I love my blog for being my identity
A lot of my friends and colleagues now know me as the girl who blogs. I may have changed the name of my blog yet my blog has become my identity. If not for my blog. I wouldn’t be a blogger. I love my blog for what it has made me.
Are you a blogger too? Why do you love your blog? Or why do you love anything that you love? Let me know.
I pass on the baton of Blog Love to Kala.

47 responses to “5 reasons why I love my blog”

  1. Tina Basu says:

    Bang on Reema, I too think my blogs have given me an identity. Happy Blog Day

  2. kalaravi16 says:

    So concise and rightly put Reema! Your blog is just who yu are, giving voice to your feelings and thoughts! Much Love to you and The Write World!

  3. Ramya Rao says:

    5 best reasons to love your blog, and the best being its yours and its your identity. I have always loved your blog and you even more for the beautiful person you are and that is what is reflected in The Write World.
    Sending loads of love to your blog. πŸ™‚ <3

  4. I love how you’ve expressed your Blog Love, Reema! More power to you and your Blog!

  5. At risk of repeating myself, blogchatter really opened my eyes towards the blogging community and I’m loving it. And yes, it does turn us from strangers to friends. πŸ™‚

  6. Novemberschild says:

    I love reading blogs where the blogger is clearly so excited to be doing what they’re doing! I can tell when they have so much fun putting a certain post together, and it makes me happy! It makes me excited to be a blog writer and a blog reader. It’s another thing that inspires me!

    • Reema D'souza says:

      Yes that is so true! You really figure out when someone has put their heart and soul into the post. It reflects in the post and I love to read such posts.

  7. Rightly put, dear. Reasons I love my blog too. πŸ™‚
    I have seen you grow and I you so inspire me. Keep writing and growing. Much love!

  8. Modern Gypsy says:

    Love the way you have summed up all the reasons why you love your blog – and all the ways in which it loves you back!

  9. Rightly said, Reema!! Our blogs are our identities. Keep blogging and rocking! πŸ™‚

  10. dew cool says:

    Indeed Blog is the reflection of incredible thoughts and personality, where we share our experience and knowledge and Meeting different minds and getting support what called #Bloglove Best wishes for you blog.

  11. Ranjini says:

    So true Reema! Our blog is our identity! πŸ™‚ Pray explain, what is flash fiction? Can you give me a link of such a post of yours? πŸ™‚

  12. I loved the first pointer, it’s my space and world to me. I second your feelings… for me, my Blog is peace! Meditation!
    Such a happy read.

  13. authorrakesh says:

    Blogger Reema rocks. Blog soon becomes our alter ego, it’s like the reel life and real life of a superstar becoming one.

  14. deepagandhi says:

    Nicely written and I can relate to all these points. Blog not only gave me an identity but also made me a better writer too. Sending love to you and your blog πŸ™‚

  15. Your poems always have a raw emotion, and they are so sweet and easy to relate to. The migration to your own domain name is such a proud feat! All the best, Reema, and keep writing πŸ™‚ ❀

  16. It would go down in the history of blogging that college assignments could be the beginning of something as fabulous as creating a ‘Write World’ .
    Congratulations on your move Reema & super take on the theme. Its admirable to see how you actually continue to expand your horizons – try out new genre and do such a good job at all of them.
    keep shining and stay inspired.

  17. All the reasons you listed are so true. Every blogger would agree this. Long live you and your blog, Reema !!!

  18. Venice says:

    Our blogs are truly our sanctuary! They are an extension of ourselves that lets us reach out to the world. Very well written Reema, you echoed my sentiments! πŸ™‚

  19. It’s crystal clear that you love your blog πŸ™‚ And of course, the reasons are pretty spot on and ones that a lot of us can relate to.
    I also think that at some point, the blog does become an integral part of our identity – our alter ego even.

  20. What is fantastic is the way your blog has encouraged you to stretch yourself. I’ve tried some experiments but they are hidden in my drafts. To many of us, I think our blogs become something we gave birth to, and we protect it and help it grow, like a child.

    • Reema D'souza says:

      You must publish those drafts! You never know how good you are unless you do that. And yes, our blogs are like our babies to us πŸ™‚ Thanks for dropping by πŸ™‚

  21. Eli Ert says:

    Oh, that is so lovely:-) My space…. can so relate, and made me happy reading this.Loved it!

  22. Your love for blog shows clearly in this post. We have been blogbuddy for more than a year now and must say you have been one of the diligent hard working blogger. Wishing you a great blogging journey ahead.

  23. shalzmojo says:

    awesome reasons – more wind beneath your blogs wings Reems

  24. The reasons are so candid and so straight from the heart dear, I could relate to every ounce of the essence in the lovely words weaved here πŸ™‚

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