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
My life sometimes feels like a game of a seesaw between my ambitions and my laziness. On the one hand, I want to achieve everything possible, and on the other hand, I am cursed by my love for naps and mindlessly scrolling social media. So, this time I wanted my Angel self to win. Hence, … Continue reading Theme Reveal: Blogchatter #A2ZChallenge
The alarm clock's shrilly tune couldn't wake me up at 5.30 am today. I'd fixed the time after negotiations with myself that 4.30 am wouldn't be a feasible option given the fact that I traded sleeping at a decent hour last night for an engrossing read (thanks Liane Moriarty for writing Big Little Lies!). Anyway, … Continue reading Because Today Is Mahalaya And I Cannot Keep Calm
(Image Source: Pixabay) The ICU-cold, clean, sterile The doctors convince me it is you on the bed My vision is blurred By the sight of bandages, pipes, and masks, I hold the doorway and slide and fall At the threshold. The annoyingly efficient digital clock On the nauseatingly spotless white wall behind you Announces it … Continue reading At The Threshold
Red Benarasi, Designer lehenga, A honeymoon in Paris. A sea facing bungalow in Mumbai She worked with slum children before He said, "Choose something more presentable." So, now she shops. A lot. She attends kitty parties with friends For half of the year, he leaves for the sea And she's a regular face on Page … Continue reading …In Which She Lives Happily Ever After
(Image Source: Pinterest) Hey, fellow writer do you do this sometimes? Like, your fingers hover over the keyboard while you don’t know what you want to write? You look at the books around you, the bookshelves stacked with works from your favourite authors and you curse yourself. You don’t even have a single idea to … Continue reading Here’s Why I Feel That The Writing Life Is Like The Sleeping Beauty Fairy Tale
(Image Source: Pinterest) I have decided to write a novel. The decision was taken almost two years back but if you ask me to show anything for it, I might not have much. In fact, I’m being discreet, I have nothing to show you. Initially, I thought it was my laziness that was stopping me from … Continue reading Struggling To Write A Novel? Come Join Me!