Dear Readers, I don't think I tell you enough how grateful I am to have you as my readers. It means more than I can ever express. And so, I wanted to share some really good news with you. Three of my pieces recently got selected in an anthology. 🙂 I'm really stoked at this … Continue reading Happy News~ Got Published In A Prestigious Anthology!
Women's Web gives a picture prompt every Friday and selects the 5 best stories (within 100 words) from there. This week my story was the second one they'd chosen for the same. (This was the picture prompt. Image Source: Women's Web) The story I wrote is given below: (Image Source: Women's Web) Though I do … Continue reading The Ballerina #PicturePrompt #WomensWeb
(PHOTO PROMPT © Nathan Sowers) ‘Papa, there’s a mirror lying nearby. Can I take it?’ Papa huffed and puffed while moving his writing table inside the cabin. He wiped the sweat from his eyes and stepped outside. I tried pulling his shirt’s sleeve, but my fist could only catch air. Dragging the chair in, he shut … Continue reading I’ll Watch Over You, Papa
It was a few days before Diwali in 2015. A friend had come over in the evening and while we were chatting with her, a soul piercing howl shattered our conversation. Two months ago, a stray dog in our locality had given birth to a litter of pups and it seemed that the cries came … Continue reading Lessons I Learnt From My Dog
I sometimes feel like I'm a sponge. I love absorbing every bit of knowledge or words of advice or wisdom from everywhere I can. Of course, the only caveat is that I need to feel that those words will help me in my personal growth or enhance my life in a certain way. So, when … Continue reading The Power Of Uplifting Mobile Apps (Nothing Technical, I Promise!) #LifeHacks #SelfHelp #HelpfulResources
(I'd written this on Facebook a few days back. But felt like I wanted to share this here as it is one of the instances that shows the depth of the relationship I have with books.) One of those days when you once again feel like talking about books even if nobody wants to listen. … Continue reading Days When Books Save You
(Image Source: Amazon) A few nights back, before going to bed, I was reading this story called Dimensions by Alice Munro from her collection of short stories called Too much Happiness. Like most of her stories, this too starts out in a simple way. A page out of an ordinary life. Then we get glimpses that … Continue reading When A Short Story Keeps You Awake At Night #AliceMunro #BookLoving