The Storyteller…

What’s so special about having a blog? Is it the “cool” factor – “Ooh, look at me, I blog, so I’m a blogger!”?

Is it the fact that having a blog allows us to meet new people everyday, read their thoughts, views and opinions and comment on them? Do chicks dig bloggers? Or does sitting in our rooms, when the sun’s bright and the birds are calling out,  and punching out random thoughts into an online journal, a pack of cigarettes handy and an open pack of chips get us high?

For me, personally, I think its more to do with the fact that I’ve been cursed with an insatiable desire to write, to tell stories through the keyboard, that makes me blog daily and twice on Sundays. I do it religiously, and I don’t really get bothered when I open my dashboard and see that there have been no new recent visitors. It’s just the fact that I’m sure that someday someone will read these lines and think, “Hmmm, he sounds nice enough…”

But then again, thats not all. I think, for everyone who blogs, its that innermost desire to tell their story out to the world thats making them write it. There’s a storyteller in everyone of us. We need to just let him/her out and express those desires, explore those plots and give life to those characters trapped in our imagination.

Blogging isn’t enough. We need much more. But then, maybe this is just me. 🙂

Published by Nikhil

Nikhil Kumar lives in Bangalore with his wife and their stuffed dog. They are both advertising professionals and lead very exciting lives on the streets, dodging traffic. Their fridge is filled with cans of Diet Coke and their water heater doesn't work. He doesn't smoke (up) anymore.

4 thoughts on “The Storyteller…

  1. Quite agree!

    I think, for everyone who blogs, its not ONLY a desire to tell the story out but an honest effort at making a difference. Its Pity most often that doesnt happen and the world contunies to be an unhappy place!

    Peace and happiness!

  2. Hmmm, you sound nice enough…!! Keep Blogging ! 😀

    I guess we all feel the same afterall !

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