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Hola. It's April 2017. I'm now 23 years old. I started this blog when I was 17 years old, as the title explains so well. I started it then as a way to learn, practice and excel at this great art we call writing. I had badly wanted to write. Six years down the line and practicing law at a top law firm in Delhi, I still feel that burning urge to write.

I'm not sure exactly when or why this urge began. I loved reading books. Writing seemed like a natural extension. If you keep reading, you form thoughts and more importantly, opinions. Penning those opinions down seemed important to me. Of course, penning them down in a manner that was readable. Having an aunt who was the editor of a national daily helped too, I suppose.
Whatever the reasons, I desperately wanted to and still want to write. Write what though? I don't particularly feel inclined towards fiction writing. I like describing events. Writing facts. Drawing conclusions. Sounds very journalistic, doesn't it? I…