So, I’ve been neglecting my blog since long. For work, yes, and a lot of other inexplicable stuff. It’s sad and funny at the same time. Funny, because all the work I do now originated from blogging at some time, and sad, because I miss my blog!
I don’t know when it all began. I’d open the ‘New Post’ page on my blog and sit blank for minutes, hours at times. I wanted to write about a lot of things apart from book reviews. I’m not a ‘Personal’ blogger, don’t like to rant about mundane trivia hand-picked from my daily life for random readers. Hence, I had reservations on what to write. Perhaps, when you have surplus topics at hand, you lose out on your priorities. I debated with myself whether a particular piece should be posted here, on my ‘Free’ blog, or somewhere else who’d pay me. That’s one of the core dilemmas of many bloggers who’d be ashamed to admit the fact. Ashamed, of what? Of the fact that bloggers need money for what they write. Oh yes, these words are our sweat and blood because we are capable of churning them out.
Don’t be ashamed if you charge for your articles. “There’s no such thing as free lunch.”