It has been forever since I came here to write anything… And to be honest, I’m kinda sad it has taken me that long especially after the whole “I’m going to write more” posts. Nonetheless, I guess I should still be happy I’m here.
To start with, I have been writing… I have been writing a lot more than I thought I would ever write in my life, to be completely honest with you. I have been a redditor (term for person who has a Reddit account) for a while but I joined a subreddit (site within Reddit) dedicated to writing and I’ve been using it to practice and hone the craft.
As a result, I ended up creating a subreddit of mine, where I posted the story responses to the prompts put up on the site. And that spurned out a lot of good things for me.
With all that happening, I was fortunate to befriend a lot of writers in the community who helped me get better with their feedback and criticisms and it all led to the following;
- I finished and won at NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for the first time in my life.
- The novel I wrote for NaNo was a novel that spawned out from a prompt on the WritingPrompts subreddit
- Said novel is complete and currently in the editing process.
- Also, wrote a few stories which were well received by the community enough for me to kickstart my own Subreddit.
- And now I have some serialised stories which get posted on a weekly basis for people to read.
There are no words to really express how my writing over the last few months has transformed into something completely different and how the journey has taken me so far. It’s exciting and I can’t wait to do more.
Secondly, if you’ve been here long enough, then you’ve surely seen my back and forth writings about life and what not. Life has been pretty awesome. Turns out I needed to grow some and change my outlook on certain things in my life, and my unwillingness to do so made me experience or rather, deal with my emotions immaturely.
PS: I don’t mean that everything’s fixed or great, but everything’s good and I am content.
Lastly, my girlfriend is awesome, but that’s a different post on its own.
All in all, I’m happy to be back. I’m not going to make the promise of “I’ll write more here” and all that like I did last year, but I will try and be here a lot more than I have been last year.
If anything, I will be cross-posting the serials here also, under the serials tab so that you amazing people here can also read along with everyone else on my subreddit.
Thanks for being here, all the same.