Here I am, having been in the blogosphere as a blogger for a while. And it feels like I am only getting started.
But even though I am still wet behind my ears, I feel like an old geezer when it comes to blogging. Now this might sound like a contradiction to what I said in the opening paragraph, but hear me out. It will not take long.
When I today look back at my very first blog post here on Anime Viking, I barely recognize my old self. It was a very shaky and insecure person who wrote that post, someone who was totally new to blogging and writing longer texts in English outside of school. “What should I write?” “Am I making myself clear?” “Will anyone be offended?” These were only a fraction of the thoughts that ventured through my head at the time.
So when I look at myself today, I can see that I have grown a lot. In fact, so much that I even sang to people I have not met before, something which is quite an achievement for a person who does not even dare to speak with friends via microphone. In other words, it feels as if I have grown up and today I am confident in what I am doing. I am in the game.
However, there still is as a long way to go. These six months have passed by in the blink of an eye and this is only the beginning. Will I manage to reach the age of one year? Will I survive the two-year death of blogging? These are some tough questions, but one thing I do know is that I will blog as long as I possibly can before I hit the wall. And hopefully you guys will be with me when that happens.
Big thanks to all of you who read Anime Viking, because without you, I would not have made it this far!
But before ending this post, I have three short things I want to bring up.
What happened to the school project about blogs you mentioned in your very first blog post?
Well, I doubt any of you actually wondered about this, but it feels bad to just leave it hanging! In any case, it has been a smooth ride and I will recieve my grade later next month. Hopefully a good one!
How do you feel about Anime Viking? What should be improved?
Simple one: what do you readers believe should become better? Is it language, layout, the type of posts and so on. While some of these might not be fixable, some sure can be!
The future of Anime Viking
I have been thinking for a while about how this blog will continue. After having given it some thought, my conclusion was that it will continue the same way as now. In other words, that means a single writer and a focus on editorials. But the truth is that I am becoming more and more interested in finding a co-blogger, as it could be a lot of fun. That, however, will have to wait at least a few more months. If any of you, blogger or non-blogger, are interested, feel free to contact me!
And now, it is time to continue blogging, striving for a bright future. Who knows how it will go?