Hello Everyone! So here I am with my first blogger interview!
I want to thank Devangi @ Just penning down my thoughts for being part of this interview. She is such a wonderful person and I have actually had the pleasure of interacting with her quite a bit thanks to blogging and I can say without a doubt that you will really enjoy her blog so be sure to check it out. So, let’s start the interview.
a) Tell my readers a bit about yourself and your blog. Why do you blog about the topic you blog about?
I’m Devangi, a weird and smart teen who is obsessed with reading books and penning down her thoughts to allow my readers to enjoy the fine poems and articles I write about. (Side note: I may not be a being of this planet, hence, the word ‘weird’) I mostly blog about every stuff related to my life, or emotions that I experience, though I won’t quite say that I’m a lifestyle blogger. Do random ramblings make me a random blogger? Maybe.
b) What are the topics you write about the most?
Well, I think I’ve written more about topics that range around different emotions a human can experience. As an extraterrestrial, human emotions baffle me and I love to go about experiencing them and write them down.
c) What is your favourite thing about blogging?
My favourite thing about blogging is that I enjoy it because it gives me a sense of freedom and expression. I sometimes tend to struggle with voicing myself but blogging gives me that freedom. Plus I can socialise with like-minded people, so that’s a win-win for me;).
d) Which bloggers or blogs do you admire and why?
I admire every blog/blogger I follow because all of them have their own genuine quirks which I love to read about. Originality is what I appreciate most of all, and if I follow a blog, it’s because I really am interested in their content and love to consume it.
e) What would you say is your biggest strength as a writer?
I’d say being a writer is the biggest strength itself. Not everyone can organise their thoughts into poems or expand their imagination and create stories. You see, it’s difficult, and I’m still learning it every other day. But the fact that I can write down what I think and feel is the greatest asset one can have as a writer.
f) Where do you see yourself in five years?
Back to my planet, living peacefully, after finishing my task on Earth, just kidding. I never knew that I could be on earth too, but here I am, so who knows where I’ll be in five years? Jupiter? All I know is that wherever I will be, I would want to be a better version of myself, a better and happy person.
g) What would be your perfect day? Plan it out from waking up to bedtime.
A perfect day for me would be when I’m home alone. It’s an impossible dream for me because I live in a big family. And this is how it’d go: after bathing, I’d be making my breakfast with my Spotify playlist shuffling in the background. Then perched on the bed with a book in my hand, that’ll be most of my day because I seem to forget the time when I’m totally engrossed in reading. If I don’t feel like reading, I’d be most probably be watching a movie or having a call with my best friend. Or if I go ‘active’ mode, I’d clean my house and do all the chores, because chilling amidst untidiness is not what I can do.
h) What’s your favourite thing you own and why?
I’d say, my bicycle and my diaries(I own three), plus my writing journals; they are my treasures. I can hop on my bicycle and go off anywhere whenever I wish, not that I’ve that much freedom but yeah, it feels good because then I don’t have to worry about the money spent on travelling, and it’s nature friendly too;) And I’ve a hell lot of scribbles and rambles in my diary, and they are kind of memories too. And I keep a book decorated with all hand-drawn stuff in which I write down my poems every time I write a new one.
j) What genres of books are you most into? What are some of your favourite authors in the genre?
I like to read every genre as long as it interests me, with non-fiction being an exception. I’ve read children’s books (when I was definitely not a child), fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary, YA (that’s okayish, to be honest), and classics (my favourite). I think I can say that I adore Jane Austen books. They tell us so much about society through our simple daily lifestyle. It’s set in the 18th century but it’s so relatable even in this era. Besides that, I am curious to read Ruskin Bond’s books and discover some good Indian writers. Do tell me if you have any recommendations!
k) Any feedback for my blog?
Not really, you’re doing so great!
I enjoyed this interview a lot! Thanks for having me on board :D.
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