My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

Its snowing today- they call it “Beast from the East”. As much as I hate the cold wind hitting my face and my toes that get numb, the inner me is thrilled beyond words. Heavy snowfall means no boxing class today. I pretend to like it as I fear the wrath of my Dad and… Continue reading My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

Role Reversal #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

I couldn’t focus on work.This was a big decision we had taken.The stakes were high. In a society where a mother is considered a primary caregiver- we had chosen to defy these rigid norms.After my 4 months paid maternity break,I was back at work. As a Director and a stellar career which I loved, I… Continue reading Role Reversal #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

Here’s why we need to read Chimamanda

Its difficult to pick a favorite but a quote which completely took me into its grip and brings to light something so significant which impacts me as a woman, a daughter, a mother, a writer, a working woman who relentlessly works towards reaching the top rungs of the ladder is- “We teach girls to shrink… Continue reading Here’s why we need to read Chimamanda

House Husband – Micro Tales 

“House husband” ” “Loser “Sissy” they guffawed when he quit his high profile IT job to raise the twins while his wife was in the echelons of her career. Today as he stood nervously on the podium launching his cookery show, people clapped, whistled and “House husband ” was trending on twitter and on everyone’s… Continue reading House Husband – Micro Tales 

Gender Neutral- Flash Fiction

As much as people talk about a gender agnostic world, little changes. Women earn the bread but continue to bake it single handed- Payal sighed. Vidhi looked at her, a crease of worry appearing on her brow. As she heard a giggle nearby, she turned and saw her kids Rohan and Rhea playing “house house” as Rohan… Continue reading Gender Neutral- Flash Fiction