six word story #118

Books made her believe in soulmates! This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #87: Soulmate. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. This could be interpreted in multiple ways. It could be that fairy tales or stories made her believe in the concept … Continue reading six word story #118


Hunted down – a tiny-tale

Once upon a time, I was real. Yes, dragons were real. As real as the air you breathe in. My entire species were trusted companions of humans. We were their winged transporters, helping them soar to greater heights. But humankind grew greedy and in their greed, they saw the world through a different eye. They … Continue reading Hunted down – a tiny-tale

Weekly roundup!

Here is last week's roundup of my posts so that you can catch up in case you have missed any of my posts. A Three Line Tale! A free-verse poem The 6WSP #76 Roundup post A fairy tale with a twist A fairy tale with a twist A fairy … Continue reading Weekly roundup!

tiny tale #84: In slow motion

She watched her world turn upside down in slow motion.She landed on the floor.The floor had been slippery! (20 words)This post was written in response to the Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 2 prompt. Thank you, Bulbul for hosting this challenge. The challenge is to weave a tale in exactly 20 words based on the given word prompt. … Continue reading tiny tale #84: In slow motion

Three Line Tale #29: The beachside wedding

Amal and Shreya's beach wedding turned out to be a beautiful ceremony and every bit awesome as planned.But, the guests were broken from their happy spell when they discovered that Niharika, Amal's little niece, who was also the flower girl, was missing.After a frantic search, they found that Niharika had found a new friend on … Continue reading Three Line Tale #29: The beachside wedding

short story #30: Déjà vu

The little brick house was the first and the only one that her father had built. Amala and her parents had turned the small house into a beautiful home. They had been extremely happy…until a freak accident snatched her father away from them. His death hit them hard - emotionally and financially. Amala and her … Continue reading short story #30: Déjà vu

Three Line Tale #23: Blessing in disguise

At 5ft., she was the shortest in the gang. Her height, or rather the lack of it made her a frequent object of ridicule among her friends, but she never let the taunts get to her. Unlike her friends, she was never in danger of hitting her head if she didn't duck in time! This … Continue reading Three Line Tale #23: Blessing in disguise

short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

One would assume that one mistake would be enough. One might even think that humans would learn not to repeat the same mistake over and over again. An invisible virus shook their world and brought them to their knees. Things got so worse so fast that many humans went into "hibernation" mode. They stayed holed … Continue reading short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

short story #21: Covert operations

To a human eye, it might have seemed as if the two bald eagles were comparing notes on how to catch elusive fat rats. Perched on the highest tree that they could find, they surveyed the humans as keenly as they could. When the dogs and cats had refused to spy on the humans, Agents … Continue reading short story #21: Covert operations

10 word story #1

Remembered the tune,But not the words.So she improvised! This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. The challenge is to include the word "tune" and write a prose/poem in 10 words. Click on the links to read entries … Continue reading 10 word story #1

tiny tale #71: Locked horns

"Mike, the tile is leaking. Fix it.""You can fix it too, Donnie.""I'll fix it as soon as you fix the fence, Mike. It's the first thing that people notice about our house!""Didn't you get the memo, Donnie? People are staying in their homes! Nobody is going to come and look at our fence now.""Suppose somebody … Continue reading tiny tale #71: Locked horns

Three Line Tale #16: One day, someday

Organisation skills had never been his strong suit. He kept saying that he would clear the clutter. One day, someday, but not today. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 222 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. If you want to participate, please visit the link for … Continue reading Three Line Tale #16: One day, someday

tiny tale #70: Operation focus

"Argh, this damn thing..", Nia could have swore but that would have earned her a reproachful look. "It's okay, Nia. You just have to focus. Let it be the only thing that's on your mind.", Grandma Agnes guided her grandchild. "I'm trying, granny. Can you please be quiet! I can't focus when I'm speaking to … Continue reading tiny tale #70: Operation focus

short story #11: A lockdown story

Earlier this year, Manu's worst fear about viruses was that they would affect his laptop! But that was the least of his worries now. The lockdown was very tough on him. He was confined to his apartment, a bachelor trying his best to fill the shoes of his maid and cook.Locked in his apartment, he … Continue reading short story #11: A lockdown story

tiny tale #65: Nia and her forgetful grandma

The elevator stopped on the thirteenth floor with a lurch. Thanks to the built-in safety feature, the elevator had stopped at the nearest floor when the power went off.Just a few minutes ago, Nia had received a call from a very panicked Grandma Agnes.Grandma had misplaced her glasses. Again!Nia rushed to her grandma's apartment. Good … Continue reading tiny tale #65: Nia and her forgetful grandma