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Day 30: 30 days of writing !

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It is the 30th post. I cannot believe that I survived this first 30 days of writing. More than writing, even coming up with interesting (for me) topics has been a hard task. After I am back from work, all I really want to do is just hit the bed and not be online. However, I have managed to keep it going. Thanks to all those who are reading this page, posting comments or sharing it in person. Thank you. The page views I get, surely motivates me to keep going.

For today's post, thought will highlight a couple of points of reaching the 30th day of 365 days challenge. 

The first thing that comes to mind is the fact of how much I have grown to love writing. Even though, I started this page to help me with my favorite hobby, I have come to realise, how writing weekday, has just increased my passion for it. This is surely not easy. It is a very hard task. I am very lost and confused as I walk this path. But as I am doing it everyday, I end up discovering new things to enjoy and explore. Even though, the struggle to come up with a new idea and pen a short paragraph, I find this process very rewarding. 

It is a sweet stress:) if there is one ! As I end up reading a lot academic reading, spending time to read some general light books is hard. I wish I could do that along with this challenge as it will surely help me become better at writing. 

The beauty of blogging is that you can share. You can share your ideas, thoughts and opinions. It is one of the best ways to create and co-create knowledge. Of course, this makes it a responsible hobby. 

From tomorrow, I am hoping to to start am starting a special thematic post. I hope I can keep both of us entertained- you and I. 

Thank you for your time and I would really appreciate if you can comment and share your feedback, whenever you can. It surely helps.
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