A Dream Life #FridayFictioneers

They all sat around Pedro, wide eyed as he narrated stories of the awesome life in Venice. Far far away from poverty, a dreamy world lay, where people took rides in gondolas or enjoyed their coffee at the Piazza. They longed to live this life like Pedro, the rascal had got lucky. They pictured him… Continue reading A Dream Life #FridayFictioneers

Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

LOVE #SixWordStoryChallenge

Love is fallacy, my heart bleeds. Thanks to Nicola Auckland for hosting this awesome challenge, this is my first time here and boy! Its tough The Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge is a weekly prompt for flash fiction writers. A new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9 am GMT. To know more about this… Continue reading LOVE #SixWordStoryChallenge

Writing my destiny #FridayFotoFiction

As a child, I always dreamt of working in London. Like the office goers, suited up, with a plush brief case and a newspaper in tow, I would march into King’s Cross Station and board the train. I would walk into a swanky office, do some big job and bring home money.Money which I could… Continue reading Writing my destiny #FridayFotoFiction

SoulMates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Dhruv and Shweta gazed at the drawings on the cave wall- a stone man and what appeared like a square box or was it something else? Dhruv couldn’t remember. “Ah this one is the tennis court just outside our house where we will play a game every evening and I will beat you.” “Shwe you haven’t changed… Continue reading SoulMates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

I met Kala aunty after ages- it had been almost 12 years. I last remember when I was in college, she had come visiting our place from Mumbai. She and her little daughter Meera  We played with Meera in the backyard, she was barely 10. I was pleased to see the young 24 year old… Continue reading The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

SOS #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Neel woke up with a start, he had seen the same scary dream again- 2 sinister creatures, they looked like dragons, howling in pain, they seemed to be telling him something. Next instant,they were shrinking, their skin had shrivelled up and the bones were visible. Who were they?Why did they keep coming in his dreams?… Continue reading SOS #FFFAW #FlashFiction