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WHAT KIND OF SILENCE DRAWS YOU INWARDS?

How much time do you spend in silence? I have always embraced silence more than loquacity or sound. Ironic? Yes, may be in a lot of ways because my love for the performing arts makes sure I am surrounded by creative sounds. But I… Continue Reading “WHAT KIND OF SILENCE DRAWS YOU INWARDS?”

IGNITE-from within the confines- (IWSG, November 2020)

Welcome back friends. It’s the first Wednesday of November and it’s the IWSG day. The Insecure Writer’s Support Group is a wonderful place to learn and grow together; to share and shed inhibitions and to seek support in your writing journey. If you wish… Continue Reading “IGNITE-from within the confines- (IWSG, November 2020)”

STANDING IN THE FIRST ROW

Welcome back! Here is the eighth and the final post in ‘The Little Girl’ series written as past of My Friend Alexa Campaign. Happy reading friends! A new session was always exciting. New classroom, new books, new teachers and new promises. The little girl… Continue Reading “STANDING IN THE FIRST ROW”

A NEW BEGINNING

Hola friends! Here is the seventh offering in ‘The Little Girl’ series written for children. This chapter is linked to the previous post ‘Nobody Loves Me Anymore’. You may read it here. That evening father was home earlier than his usual time. He brought… Continue Reading “A NEW BEGINNING”

NOBODY LOVES ME ANYMORE

Welcome back friends! This is the sixth post in ‘The Little Girl’ series. Happy reading! It had been over a week. Mother was back home with the baby sister. The little girl was amused at the way the house had completely changed. Mother was… Continue Reading “NOBODY LOVES ME ANYMORE”

NO LONGER LITTLE

Hello once again, friends. Here is the fifth post in ‘The Little Girl’ series being written for children. Hope you enjoy reading this one! ***************************************************************************************** It was the longest walk of her life in the snow. The roads were not their usual self. They… Continue Reading “NO LONGER LITTLE”

HIGH NECK IN WINTERS

Hello friends. Here is the fourth offering in ‘The Little Girl’ series, for children. Illustration by my nine-year-old daughter, Sarah. ****************************************************************************************************** The little girl was sorting through the clothes in her bag. She was taking longer than usual. “Hurry up, little one,” her aunt… Continue Reading “HIGH NECK IN WINTERS”

THE PLAN (MY FRIEND ALEXA)

Dear Friends, This is the third post in the ‘Little Girl Series’ for children being written for My Friend Alexa Season 5. The illustrator is my nine-year-old daughter, Sarah. ***************************************************************************************** The little girl looked up at the sun, her red face beaded with sweat.… Continue Reading “THE PLAN (MY FRIEND ALEXA)”

What kind of a writer are you? (IWSG- October)

Hola friends! Happy IWSG day! The purpose of this group is to share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for… Continue Reading “What kind of a writer are you? (IWSG- October)”

WELCOME TO THE NEW SCHOOL (MY FRIEND ALEXA)

Hi friends. This is the second post in the ‘Little Girl Series’ for children which is being written for My Friend Alexa. The illustration is by my nine year old daughter, Sarah. ***************************************** It was a large playground. Rows of girls stood in pigtails… Continue Reading “WELCOME TO THE NEW SCHOOL (MY FRIEND ALEXA)”

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