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The joy of finding one’s name in print- A beginner's guide to start writing articles!
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Really. Finding one's name printed, for the first time in a newspaper or magazine, takes one to a high, which is much higher than the "high", the alcaolics and smokers* will ever experience!
Those days (1959) SSLC results were published in newspapers. First time I saw something in print about me was my number (without a star* which would have indicated first class) when I passed SSLC.
Then I got published a translation of a story in our pre-university class Hindi text in a childrens' column (Balapankthi) in the Mathrubhumi Weekly. Yesterday, I received a two word mail ("Article received") from the Editor, Business Manager (HR Magazine). The thrill continues...
M G Warrier
*Statutory warning: ... ... injurious to health.