#flash fiction

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 as all those who read my post on how the story …

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बंद दरवाज़ा/ Closed Door

एक दरवाज़ा, दो कहानियां। One door, two stories… Based on this picture prompt by Women’s Web, here are two different takes on a teal blue door. **†******************************* ‘When one door closes, God opens another one right there and then. Years ago, a certain door was shut right on my face. I was a five grade …

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बताओ न माँ!! (Tell me, Mother)

Flash fiction based on the given picture by #Womensweb हिन्दी ‘माँ, अब हम दरगाह पर चादर चढ़ाने क्यों नही जाते हैं?’ ‘अब हम नही जाएंगे। क्योंकि उन्होंने ही तुम्हारे मामा को मारा है।’ ‘मौलवी जी ने?’ ‘नहीं।’ ‘तो?चादर बेचने वाले अब्दुल ने?’ ‘नहीं।’ ‘तो?रेहाना की अम्मी ने जो हमें वहां ले जाती थीं?’ ‘नहीं।’ ‘तो …

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The Adventure

“You are making a colossal mistake.” “What if it doesn’t work?” “You are at the peak right now.” “Ten years down the line nobody will be willing to take you.” “You will be old to fit in.” “Who will care for your past laurels then?” “And what if you exhaust your savings?” “You will be …

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