Category: Short Stories (छोटी सी कहानी)

Some of those flash fictions- a hundred word tale, mostly written on prompts from Women’s Web or Momspresso. If you can’t read really really long pieces, these short tales are sure to fill a teeny weeny corner of your heart!

WEP August- Encouragement Award

Hi everyone It gives me great pleasure to share with you all the wonderful news that my flash fiction piece for WEP August based on the prompt ‘Long Shadow’ has been selected for the Encouragement Award. [Read the post here]. This is so gratifying… Continue Reading “WEP August- Encouragement Award”

LONG SHADOW (WEP AUGUST, 2020)

Hola friends. This piece of flash is part of the WEP August 2020 Challenge, the prompt for which is ‘Long Shadow’. If you would like to be a part of this challenge and more in future visit here. Thank you to all the wonderful… Continue Reading “LONG SHADOW (WEP AUGUST, 2020)”

Urban Nightmare- WEP June

Hello! Could there be another time to discuss ‘Urban Nightmare’ ? That’s the theme for this month’s WEP Challenge. And aren’t we living it every moment? I’ve attempted a flash, and while the premise remains the same (I can’t seem to break away from… Continue Reading “Urban Nightmare- WEP June”

If there’s one thing we inherit from our mothers…

Hi friends One of my short stories titled “If there’s one thing we inherit from our mothers, it’s certainly their madness’ was picked up by Women’s Web for the Muse of the Month Contest. I had titled the story ‘Crazy Scribbles from Mom‘ but… Continue Reading “If there’s one thing we inherit from our mothers…”

WEP February 2020- Results

Here are the results of WEP February 2020. An invigorating prompt “Cafe Terrace” . I feel elated to have made it to the final shortlist. Do check out the results as well as the lovely blurbs by Nilanjana here.. https://writeeditpublishnow.blogspot.com/2020/03/winners-post-february-challenge-cafe.html?showComment=1583836454123&m=1#c420270527662223850 You can read my… Continue Reading “WEP February 2020- Results”

Muse of the Month

Friends, after trying hard for one long year to find a place in Muse of the Month, a monthly short story writing contest held by Women’s Web, here is my story “Sister Stranger Saviour” that makes it to the annual anthology. Woven around a… Continue Reading “Muse of the Month”

WEP/IWSG December Challenge- FOOTPRINTS

It’s time for the WEP Challenge- the first for me! To read more about it visit here FOOTPRINTS The door slammed shut behind Chander. Dropping his bag to the ground, he made his way to the hallway. A strong musty odour filled the place.… Continue Reading “WEP/IWSG December Challenge- FOOTPRINTS”

आसमान का रंग

(Image source: pixabay) एक बार की बात है, एक आदमी बीमार पड़ गया तो उसे अस्पताल में भर्ती करवा दिया गया। वह पूरा दिन बिस्तर पर पड़ा रहता था। उसके कमरे में बस एक छोटा सा रोशनदान था, जिससे आसमान साफ नज़र आता था।… Continue Reading “आसमान का रंग”

To the Writer’s Abode

The sun peeped in through the voile curtains, drawing a thin line across the bed. The boy tossed around and then pulled a blanket to cover his face. But the sun continued to coax him before he sat up in his bed and looked… Continue Reading “To the Writer’s Abode”

Our Souls are Flecked with Friendship

Our souls, I believe, are flecked with friendship. You know, we are mostly lucky to find friends at several crossroads. Not all of them are forever, but they do stay like cold, fresh mornings that are rather sharp, but then also so raw and… Continue Reading “Our Souls are Flecked with Friendship”

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