Basking in the sun #FFFAW #FlashFiction

My aunt Sara always made me carry an umbrella when we stepped out of the house. I was forbidden from playing in the sun. I looked longingly as my friends learnt swimming during summer holidays. “Are you crazy? Do you know how tanned you will get?” I wished to run, without the sunscreen, without these… Continue reading Basking in the sun #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Never would I have thought in my wildest dreams…

I read the “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella and I had tears streaming down my eyes. For once, here was someone who knew exactly how it felt to be a shopaholic. The adrenaline rush of buying that gleamy Coach Handbag and Hermes scarf and walking down the road head lead high as the… Continue reading Never would I have thought in my wildest dreams…

Its your turn now #WriteBravely #ShortStory

Josh and I worked together in “7/ Eleven”. Thats when cupid struck and before we knew it we were a couple. Life was good. As a 21 year old I had many dreams and aspirations. I was working odd jobs like this one to save up for my college. Josh was ambitious too and thats… Continue reading Its your turn now #WriteBravely #ShortStory

Knight in shining armour #WriteBravely #ShortStory

When I was a little girl, Mommy read these fairy tales for me. They always spoke of a tall, dark, handsome prince who would come riding on a horse and sweep me off my feet. And then we would live happily ever after. I grew up fantasising about this. And waiting desperately for this knight… Continue reading Knight in shining armour #WriteBravely #ShortStory

The gift of life #FlashFiction #WriteBravely

Little Tanvi was in awe of the palatial house. The first time she visited , she was barely 6. Clutching her mother’s saree, she tiptoed around. Mai (mother) worked as a maid, cleaning and scrubbing the floors till they shone bright. Every week she polished the silver ware till it gleamed. She took Tanvi along… Continue reading The gift of life #FlashFiction #WriteBravely

Nothing lasts forever #WriteBravely #ShortStory

Sanya held a fistful of white sand in her hand and then let it go. She watched as the sand slipped through her fingers and touched the ground. It seemed like she had no control over the sand slipping through her hand, just like she couldn’t control time that had slipped out of her hands.… Continue reading Nothing lasts forever #WriteBravely #ShortStory

Let it go #FlashFiction #WriteBravely

There I lay, forlorn awaiting for Sasha to come and get me. The day I met Sasha for the first time will be etched in my mind forever as the best moment of my life. She was so excited, her sparkling blue eyes gleamed and her beautiful dimples stole my heart. Our courtship began and… Continue reading Let it go #FlashFiction #WriteBravely