Feeling when your article was first seen in print form.Most of us have started to write something very early, perhaps when we were school going students. We might have written a small story, or an articarticle, or poem, etc. Might be the same was sent to a magazine or weekly, hoping to get it published. After some trials one success might have come on your way. How did you feel then? Did you take the magazine to your parents to show this or to your friends or teachers?
In my case it was a very short story that was first published. It was in a weekly. That weekly had a children's section covering two pages.In that section only matters sent by children will only be published. Mine was a short story. I was so happy to see the printed from of my writing. I was a student of eighth standard. I took the magazine to my parents and brothers and sister. All were happy.
Almost a similar incident occurred when my first scientific research paper got published in an Indian research journal. Of course I showed the published matter to my colleagues only, not my parents.