Three Line Tale #12: The vanishing playgrounds…

They used to be a heaven for children. The lush green grass and the crisp, fresh air - no better start to the morning! Those were the things of past... before the concrete jungle replaced the greenery. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 191 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to … Continue reading Three Line Tale #12: The vanishing playgrounds…

six word story #52

Ignored her hunger. Fed her children. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #4: Unconditional love. Click on the link to know more about this challenge and to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on … Continue reading six word story #52

Three Line Tale #11: Stairway to hell?

She looked up at the stairway. They seemed never-ending but they were her only chance. The elevator was still out of service! This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 190 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 #11: Stairway to hell?

One-liner Wednesdays #6

Time (noun) A measure of one's boredom; the more bored you are, the less slowly it passes and vice-versa. Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Please click on the link to know more about the rules of this challenge and/or to read the other entries. This September, I'm taking … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #6

tiny tale #66: What’s that creature, daddy?

I'd like to remind you that the following is a work of fiction. It's a conversation between a dad and his little girl.What's that creature, daddy?Oh, this one? That's a green sea turtle, Mia.A tuurrtlle?Turtle, darling. Sadly, we rarely get to see them anymore. Scientists even fear that they might be extinct.Extind? What's that, daddy?Remember … Continue reading tiny tale #66: What’s that creature, daddy?

six word story #50: The startling mid-flight announcement

Anyone onboard with a pilot license?This post was written in response to Fandango's One Word Challenge for the day: anyone. Click on the link to know more about this challenge and to read entries from my fellow bloggers.Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on this blog.Please don't hesitate … Continue reading six word story #50: The startling mid-flight announcement

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

tiny tale #64: Finding Forever

"Yes. Yesssss! Of course, I will! This is one of the happiest days of my life.", she said, looking down at him with tears in her eyes. She went home that day with her own little bundle of joy who couldn't stop wagging his tail. She named him Forever. She gained a new best friend, … Continue reading tiny tale #64: Finding Forever

Three Line Tale #10: A cat and mouse story…

Rufus crouched behind the carboard box, ready to pounce. Rufus pounced, but missed and watched in dismay as the mouse got away. Trick #104 had also failed to yield any useful results. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 189 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. … Continue reading Three Line Tale #10: A cat and mouse story…

tiny tale #63: Is there a thief in the house?

The noise had scared Nia. Armed with her flashlight and pepper spray, she set off to probe. She had turned off the kitchen light! Now it was on! She saw the thief with her cake and screamed. The thief just laughed. It was her absentee flatmate who had returned for a midnight dessert! (280 characters) … Continue reading tiny tale #63: Is there a thief in the house?

tiny tale #62: The story of the forgotten bicycle…

Their mothers had met at a pregnancy class. Born a few minutes apart, Jenny and Ryan were inseparable. They had always cycled to school together.Jenny's diagnosis put an end to their routine. Her bicycle now lay abandoned by her window. That didn't stop Ryan from visiting her every day. As her chemo sessions grew more … Continue reading tiny tale #62: The story of the forgotten bicycle…

tiny tale #61: The nature reserve

The scene before them was alarming. In place of the foot trail, now there was a dirt road. Soon it would be a highway, or so they had heard the forest ranger say. The nature reserve would no longer be theirs alone. They'd have to share it with the humans. So, do you have any … Continue reading tiny tale #61: The nature reserve

six word story #49

2.1 km separated hope from reality. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #2: hope. In the early hours of 7th September 2019, what was expected to be a historic moment for ISRO turned into a nightmare. At a height of 2.1km above the lunar surface, Vikram … Continue reading six word story #49

Three Line Tale #9: The birthday party…

They were surprised by the huge turnout for their darling's birthday. But surprisingly, no one wanted to touch the birthday "girl". None of the guests wanted to end up as their darling's dinner! Author's note: In the absence of the picture prompt, this tiny tale might be a bit unclear. As you can clearly see … Continue reading Three Line Tale #9: The birthday party…

six word story #48

Needed a vacation, Got overtime instead! This post was written in response to The Daily Spur's prompt for today: vacation. Click on the link to know more about this challenge and to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on this blog. Please … Continue reading six word story #48

tiny tale #60: Amy’s mischief!

Amy's mama had always told her to stay away from the "thing". It was her father's last invention... before he disappeared. That fateful day, she disobeyed her mama and twiddled with the "thing". All of a sudden, the "thing" sprung to life. Amy was stunned to see her long-lost father! (280 characters) So what so … Continue reading tiny tale #60: Amy’s mischief!

tiny tale #59: The safe-breaker’s daughter

The room was as silent as a grave. The owner was fast asleep in the room next door. The sleeping pills she had put into his night drink were working. She had managed to gather as much jewellery as she could. Effortlessly, she slipped into the locker room. She did not expect to get caught. … Continue reading tiny tale #59: The safe-breaker’s daughter

#MyFriendAlexa Season 4

Hey peeps, This is just a shoutout to let you know that I'm participating in Season 4 of #MyFriendAlexa. So what does this mean for you? More posts! And I'll be on a regular writing diet! (Doctor's, I mean Blogchatter's orders). I'll be publishing a minimum of 8 posts in September as a part of … Continue reading #MyFriendAlexa Season 4