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Hmmm

so I said the last time that I will tell you guys about my work. I work as a journalist. Now that is supposed to be a very interesting and adventurous job. Journalism is also a field that gives you the freedom to be creative like the work that i do. i work on two papers. one is for kids and second for teenagers. Being a journo (that is the slang for journalist and slang is very informal usage of vocabulary) is a lot of fun because i get to write and express myself as i want to. working on the kid's magazine which unfortunately will be closed now was great because i could design it any which way. there were no set rules, nthing that was to be done week after week so there was no monotony- which is lack of variety. the mag (slang for magazine) was called YO! It stood for Young Ones. Though I did not like the name much, I had not given it this name, what I liked was the name of a mag on similar lines like YO! being made by some people working for aMumbai-based newspaper DNA. It was called ya and that was a short form for young adults.
The other paper that i edit is called Quest. Quest means to search or to seek. All of us have our own quests at different points in life. At one point we are searching for things like physical comfort, big house, big car etc and then as we grow old our quest changes and we start to look for answers to some questions like why are we here on this planet, who or what governs the movement of days, weather etc
Quest is a year old. i have written for it, drawn the concept, the pages so it has also been a good fun. its been a journey of sorts. i have also done some growing up along with it.
i like meeting people, writing, thinking how differently things can be done, use pictures, colours play with images and so i chose to become a journo. similarly when you decide what you like to do and how you like to spend your time you will also hit upon an idea to choose a vocation- a regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly suited or qualified.

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riya said…
Hi! Thanks so much for your comment on my blog stingle... was good to know there's another young mom out there sharing my sentiments!

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