One Month Anniversary :)

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It twas a regular night on the 28th of February when I stumbled upon this site. Who was I to know that later on I would end up making my own blog featuring my writing and other small pieces?
I love how simply clicking ‘Start a Blog’ has ended up (and is still continuing to) making my writing skills/creativity flourish and made me see the world- and more importantly the people in this world- in a whole new light.
Imagennblog has made me think about stories like never before, it has made me properly delve into the tiny fragments of how we view life/living every day. It has made me think of new blog post ideas at the back of my head when doing other tasks.
Imagennblog has made me realise how little 100/99 words really is when writing a story. It has also realise the meaning behind every photo, and the connotations associated with regular words.
This blog, my blog, Imagennblog has made me who I am today- to which I am eternally grateful.
Perhaps I am exaggerating a wee bit, but I do not fib when I say (or type 🙂 ) that this creativity platform has guided me so much into becoming the person I aspire to be…
….and  it’s only been a month! Who knows what could happen in 2 months, or 6, or 12???
I would like to show my appreciation to my amazing 10 followers who chose to click that blue button and be spammed with my posts 🙂
No, but seriously your nice comments and support means heaps. I always smile when I log onto this site and there is the little orange dot next to my notifications 🙂
So…happy one month anniversary, can’t wait to see what the future brings!
Thanks for reading there’ll be another post up soon.


Little side note here: It has been over a week since my last post was up and I feel pretty bad 😦 I hadn’t been  Wordpress at all and I missed out on some comments and writing competitions this week.
My best excuse is homework. Because I do accelerated maths (I am currently doing 2 grades in one year which sounds really confusing but is just annoying and time-consuming)  I have it every (school) day so whenever I get homework it is always due the very next day.
I also had a few assignments, but no more excuses! The end of Term 1 is really near- I can feel it, so expect more frequent posts soon 🙂

Negativity

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Hello. Recently, a bit of negativity has entered my life and I want to share some of it with you 🙂
If you don’t already know, I mentioned in a previous blog post (Pen on Paper) that I wanted to be a writer and how I have a passion for reading and writing.
To me, being able to earn an income through writing would be absolutely incredible. Astounding.
Amazing.
To be able to have your hobby as your job would be too good.
According to my parents, it would be too good to be true.
Basically, my parents have recently been trying to gently destroy my writing dreams because they don’t believe it to be a stable job. And, I very well know that writing can be a job that could earn you thousands…or nothing at all. It is all based upon how popular your books are, which is just another line my parents throw at me. Here are some of their arguments:
1. “But, what if no one likes your stories?”
2. “What are you going to study in University? Study to be a writer?”
3. “Look there was this very famous writer named John Keats. He wrote some amazing stuff…I’ve read some myself, really beautiful work. He didn’t become famous until after he died…”
(Also I’d like to point out for argument no.2 that neither of my parents actually went to University. It wasn’t like they weren’t smart or anything, but back when they left school University just wasn’t as big of a deal as it is today.)
This site is an outstanding platform for a lot of writers and so, I would love to know your feedback. I’m just not too sure what to think anymore, I still want to chase my dreams but before I was 100 percent determined and passionate and now I’m only at 80 percent.
I know that my parents just want the best for me and that they’re trying to be realists, but it doesn’t help ones attitude when you get lectured multiple times every day and get inquired about what job you’ll get when you’re older.
Alright, that’s it for this post. Like I already said (or typed) comments for this post would be much appreciated 🙂
Thanks for reading, there’ll be another post soon.

Procrastination

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Hello, today I wanted to talk about something that I think everyone secretly relates to…

Procrastination.
I am guilty of being a procrastinator, and I have been for years. I just can’t help but live my life how I want to- which means not doing my homework until the last possible moment. I don’t deny that I am a procrastinator, I mean sure I admit that it is a bad thing, but it is just another part of myself that I need to embrace rather than neglect.
My mother who is very organised, gets into fights with me every single day about how dis-organised I am. No matter how many times I have told her that’s how I simply am, she is determined to convert me into someone who studies weeks before exams and does their homework as soon as they get it.
I’m just not like that.
Don’t get me wrong, I understand that some things have to be done and are important, and I still always do my work (eventually); but I would much rather have a life full of things that make me happy, rather than a life where I was always preoccupied by things I didn’t enjoy doing.
Do you think I am simply being naive? I understand that to make money in this world (unless you are one of those gifted/lucky people who get to enjoy what they’re doing their whole life ) you need to work, and a lot of the time that involves having to do tasks that are not enjoyable.
I’ve recently read the book ‘A Work in Progress’ by Connor Franta and it is basically a biography of his life, full of life lessons and motivating photos and chapters. The book talks about how life won’t wait for you to do what you enjoy, it is up to yourself to make that drastic change in your own lifestyle to achieve the desired effect.
This all comes back to procrastination. By doing what I enjoy more and what I don’t less, I am slowly changing how I live my life. Don’t you want to be really old, sitting on a rocking chair and reflecting upon your own life and be truly able to say something along the lines of:
“Thinking back on it, I am glad of the choices I made in life. I chased my dreams and lived my life to the fullest it could be…”
I am not trying to make you change your whole life course because of this blog post. Simply if you are in a dark place in your life, maybe you’re depressed about someone you love who has left you, or you are moving to a new town and leaving everything you love behind, maybe you feel alone and misunderstood; my message to you ALL is to try and slowly improve your life. If you can’t pin what it is making you feel sad, try adding something to your lifestyle.e.g. join a gym, take that arts class you’ve always wanted to try, start supporting a football team, learn the flute, talk to that friend you broke up with a while ago… Try taking baby steps to make your world a bit happier before deciding whether you want to take that leap of faith.
Anyways, I hope you liked this post. I myself am quite young and I am still discovering who I am and who I want to be in this world, but writing this post motivated me and I hope it did the same for you.
I really need to do my Geography homework due tomorrow now…
Thanks for reading, there’ll be another post up soon 🙂

What is this blog?

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Hello there! Thank you for stumbling across my little blog, Imagennblog. This is a place mostly for my writing, although I do type about other things now and then. Mainly I participate in small writing challenges every week.
I live in a pretty uneventful suburb somewhere in Australia and nothing exciting really happens, Imagennblog is a place for me to properly express myself without any boundaries (which is why i’m also anonymous). As it is my dream to become an author one day I believe that blogging on here is a great way to enhance my writing skills to their full potential (whatever that may be). I enjoy both writing and reading most genres so you will find that my pieces will range from dark mysteries to cute love stories and so forth.
Anyways, I really hope you read some of my posts and if you like them please click that little blue button to follow my blog 🙂
Thanks for reading!

Pen on Paper

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Hello. In my first blog post I briefly mentioned how I enjoy reading and writing, and so I’m going to be talking about that now to you in a 2-way but actually 1-way conversation.
I have loved reading from a young age (and I still am fairly young, but still.. I mean infant age) but, my first proper series that I ever read was Percy Jackson. I read these in around third grade, so my reading skills weren’t the best, but, I soldiered through them and was captivated by the story of greek mythology being around in today’s society, invisible for everyone but, those who had greek mythology in their blood (except for some weirdly gifted mortals like Percy’s mum and the monsters, but you get my point.)
After I had finished Percy Jackson, I started buying other books- though I stayed in the adventure genre- and soon I was reading other series like the Kane Chronicles, and books by Emily Rodda.They were all pretty much a mix of fantasy and adventure novels and I was in love with reading. I would spend 6 hours straight, on my bed reading a book until I had finished and moved onto the next one (I am still like this today!)
Nowadays, I have branched out of the adventure and fantasy genre and have recently been reading some biographies and drama/romance novels- though I don’t ever forget my adventure roots.
As much as I have loved reading, I have loved writing. Back in Year one and two, I always got really excited when we did “Publishing” (just a weird name for “writing”) and I would write stories about mermaids and castles with princesses and just about anything, that and “Spelling” (self-explanatory name) were my favourite activities.
My passion for writing increased as I grew up at primary school. In year 5, I wrote a (very bad, but at the time I thought was amazing)  52 page novel- though, mind you it was size 16 font (!)- in the genre of fantasy. Writing for me back then and now is all about writing as you go along, when I was writing my Novella I had no clue how it would end, I didn’t even know what would happen in the next chapter! I just made it up as I went along, and I pretty much do the same thing today- except I have a bit more of an idea of what the story will be about!
Now come to think of it, my writing style scarily mirrors how I live my life. I am a horrible procrastinator- right now, I kid you not, I should be starting my science assignment (!)- in everything, and I tend to leave my homework to the last minute (my excuse to my mother is that I always get good grades so it’s fine). I pretty much take things as it comes, though sometimes I need a plan in my head like ‘Tomorrow, I need to do this, this and this..’ but, that is about as far as it gets with me  (it also doesn’t help that I have a very poor short-term memory).
At the moment I am into writing and reading dystopian novels, I guess because of how popular they have recently become. My favourite dystopian novel is ACID by Emma Pass. If you are into dystopian and action books, I urge you to check it out.
So, what about you? Comment (I now know that you can definitely comment on blog posts, haha) your favourite books/genre of books down below. I hope you enjoyed reading this longer post. Goodbye, there’ll be another post soon. xx

End of the weekend

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Hello…this is my second post! Hooray, I’ve made it to post no. 2! But, anyways I needed to address this post towards a very serious topic. THE WEEKEND! Where has it gone? I’m not sure when you are reading this but, for me it is already Sunday, and it’s 7pm! Anyone else feel like this weekend has gone by exceptionally fast?
For me, the weekend is a relief. It means no school (because I go to highschool), no responsibilities, just time for sleeping in, youtube and a good book. Ahh.. I’m literally sighing to myself as I’m writing this- that is how much I love the weekend. I love human society for giving the world two days for relaxing (and I am aware that a lot of people have jobs that they work 7 days a week, which absolutely sucks- but I am just speaking from my own, work-free , weekend experience.)
Probably the main reason why I dislike school so much is because of waking up early. I am 100 percent NOT A MORNING PERSON- sorry I did caps there, I just felt like emphasising the fact that I’m not a morning person, didn’t mean to shout-. I cannot wake up in the mornings, My eyes feel glued shut, and I cannot stop yawning. But, come night time and for hours I lay wide awake looking into the pitch black darkness and thinking “SLEEP ALREADY!” -did mean to yell there. I guess people (or just me) are weird like that.
Anyways, back to the topic at hand- the end of the weekend. I already miss it…is that weird? Is it weird that I already miss the weekend..yet, I am still in the weekend?? I think so.
But, leave a comment (I am pretty sure you can leave comments for blog posts- well at least according to “Girl Online” you can- errgh I am internally groaning at how pathetic I sound.) if you are missing the weekend as well, and also what you like to do on the weekend.
Thanks for reading. There’ll be another blog post up soon.

Hey!

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Hello! Salutations- well, I can’t actually say that because it isn’t morning, but hi; I am someone who wants to be able to be myself without any boundaries, and here is the place to do it. I really doubt that anyone is reading this, but..well..yeah – I really don’t where I was going with this..  but, I really do hope that someone is reading this-and probably internally groaning because of how awkward I must sound.
I don’t know what I am doing to be completely honest with you. This is my first time on the site and already my blogging experience has started on a sour note- I (being stupid) didn’t realise that you had to verify your email before you could publish a post, so this is my second time writing this post (fun fact: originally the title was “Hey! (first ever post)” but, I didn’t think it would be accurate now..)
On my blog, I am going to pretty much write about anything and everything that I feel the need to share with you guys. There will definitely be some posts on youtubers that I like and books (and writing because I really enjoy writing stories), though I believe that mostly this blog will be about my life and my opinions about stuff.
I really hope that this blog experience won’t just become an embarrassing memory that I have a cringe attack (reference to danisnotonfire 😉 ) about in a few months…but, only time will tell! That’s the great thing about destiny, you never know where it will take you. So, anyways I really hope that someone read this and is interested in reading more of my blog posts to come. Goodbye, and look forward to another blog post soon.