I'm here now.

I'm here now.

Dec 01, 2021

I've been in the coding world for close to 2 years now and I just started writing and it's been a wonderful journey. Just to put this out there - I love reading, a lot, but I somehow never liked writing, not because I can't but I always feel like I'm not conveying the ideas and knowledge well enough. At least that's what I thought. I wrote some articles on my Hashnode blog out of necessity though.

Fast-forward to October 31st, a fellow developer, Uncle Bigbay, https://twitter.com/unclebigbay143, came up with an idea: a 7-day writing challenge. At first I was reluctant to join so I didn't join on the first day. But then I gave it some thought and decided to take up the challenge sine I had nothing to lose. If people don't like my articles, I'll just stop writing, which I was 99% sure would happen. Then the greater challenge came: I knew I wanted to write about web development but where do I start, how do I structure, where do I find resources to make my articles more robust? A million and one questions were swirling in my head. I just thought to myself, "why not start at the basics and find your way up?". And that's how I found myself writing as often as I can. And so far so good, I've been receiving positive comments from readers. And was recently contacted by the founder of Tealfeed to be a part of their featured writers.

Lessons I learnt?? This has taught me is that you miss 100% of the chances you don't take and it's better to try and fail than not try at all. It's always a win for you when you try out new things - if you fail, then you know not to fail at that thing again and if you win, you get to know what you're good at. So, come of that shell and be optimistic, try something new and you'll be glad you did.

Thanks for reading, I'll be putting up a post per week and I hope I get good reception. All reviews, suggestions and questions are welcomed, I'll try to reply as soon as possible. Till next time, keep trying, keep learning and keep winning.

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