#AtoZChallenge 2017 – Reflections

It's been over two weeks since the challenge came to an end but unfortunately, I'd been unable to properly respond to all the comments and read other blogs since the last week of April. But I'm back and the next tiny tale will be up as soon as I've finished replying to all the previous … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge 2017 – Reflections

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#AtoZChallenge: Zebra crossing (tiny tale #33)

" Mommy, why didn't the car stop? You are supposed to stop your car on a zebra crossing. My teacher said that it's the rule. Everyone should follow the rule, shouldn't they? Turn why didn't he follow the rule, mommy? " As usual, the mother had to think for a while before answering her seven-year-old … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Zebra crossing (tiny tale #33)

#AtoZChallenge: You can’t always have what you want.. (tiny tale #32)

"Stop crying. I won't buy you the balloon. You have to learn that you can't always have what you want", the mother told her daughter. "That's true", the orphaned balloon seller thought to himself. Author’s Note: I’m busy preparing for an upcoming exam. (Brushing up on four years worth of engineering subjects is tough!) But I … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: You can’t always have what you want.. (tiny tale #32)

#AtoZChallenge: X? (tiny tale #31)

"Okay. Who can tell me the value of x in this question?", asked the teacher. As her students raced to be the first to solve the problem, the young teacher's memories took her back to the time when she was a student… (A flashback to 20 years before the present day) "Swati, have you been … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: X? (tiny tale #31)

#AtoZChallenge: Without You (tiny tale #30)

Dear glasses, My whole world wouldn't be the same without you, I would be blind without you, I can't go on without you. I need you, with me, always, You are an indispensable part of my life. Yours truly, A bespectacled girl Image courtesy: Pixabay Here are the links to my other #AtoZChallenge tiny tales. … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Without You (tiny tale #30)

#AtoZChallenge: Victor, not victim (tiny tale #29)

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Barely whispered conversations followed her everywhere she went. She was immune to the looks people threw her way. The acid might have damaged her face, But her determination and willpower were stronger than ever. They called her a victim, She called herself a victor who persisted even when the odds were stacked against her. Author’s Note: #StopAcidAttacks … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Victor, not victim (tiny tale #29)

#AtoZChallenge: Undoing the vanishing act (tiny tale #28)

Things that have seemingly vanished into thin air, magically reappear whenever mom joins the search party. Author’s Note: Now that's a magic trick that I still haven't figured out! After a series of tragic tiny tales, here's one that doesn't end in tragedy! 🙂 Image courtesy: Pixabay Here are the links to my other #AtoZChallenge … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Undoing the vanishing act (tiny tale #28)