Horror Ficion

Man from the Shadows!

It was a crisp winter morning, fighting her way from fog and cold sharp breeze, Vijaya continued with her brisk walk while listening to Pink Floyd on her ear-pods. She is following the same route and routine for the last two decades, her dedication is inspirational for many. It was a pleasant morning, Vijaya loves …

spooky tales

My Champa Tree

The magnolia trees bloomed to the full glory today, Bindiya loves standing beside the front gate to smell the fragrant breeze flowing from the orchid. Her whole childhood she nurtured these trees by watering and talking with them as her best friends. It’s been months since magnolia stopped flowering and the leaves started turning pale. …

short horror story

Mortal Burden

Karthik woke up with the humming sound coming from the backyard. He remembers shutting down and parking his thunderbird correctly, last night despite having the torturous backache. Coming out of bed was as difficult as climbing up to his room with this insufferable pain, none of the orthopedics could diagnose the reason for his acute …

Flash Fiction

To the Moon and Back!

Vandana looked impeccable in a red and beige gown with golden peacock embroidery work from her favorite artisan. Adorning her signature heart-melting smile, she is a beauty to behold. Half a dozen pairs of eyes were stuck on her, cheering the moment and to be a part of this exceptional celebration. Ronit was elated to …

story writing

And It Begins… Chapter 6

It was Maya’s birthday everyone surrounded her for a cake cutting celebration and coffee, Jatin too joined them. Maya could see tension building inside her the moment he approached the table for cake. It was an unavoidable situation for both of them, Maya took the cake from his hands with thanks and turned away to …

story

Beyond Desires – Chapter 5

Maya was anxious to know what made Sushma compromise on her principles? Or is she thinking too much into this, without discussing it with her friend? Deeply engrossed in her inner dilemma, she didn’t realize the time, it was past midnight when she heard some hushed commotion from the Ruby’s Pub backyard. She could see …

untold bargain

Untold Bargain – Chapter 4

The annual performance report was tabled to discuss rewards and recognition of all factory workers. Sushma awaits for this time of the year eagerly, she is the most hard-working and dedicated employee, time and again supervisors have appreciated her work and determination. But this time, it was Mooshaka who is in command, they cannot stand …

Love Story

Sweet Dilemma – Chapter 3

The Churchgate station was swarming with people hustling around to reach their destinations. As usual, Sushma reached before time thanks to the close proximity of her work with the station, Maya often catches the running train. By now, she has become pro in holding up the middle bar to enter the women’s compartment. As the …

romance fiction

Sharp Edges – Chapter 2

‘Isn’t this your phone, Maya?’ Jatin Kaushik asked by flashing the latest model of iPhone 12 Pro in his hands. ‘Oh, shoot…. Did I leave it on the desk?’ replied an attractive young lady in her late 30s. Dressed in ankle-length jeans (designer cult), white crisp slim shirt paired with a beige semi-formal jacket, long …

Silver Lining by Dipika Singh

Silver Lining – Chapter 1

Sushma was anxiously looking at the door ignoring the sea of human figures blocking her vision, she knew it is almost time. Hurriedly she glanced at the giant clock, hanging far away on platform number 1 at Churchgate Station. Her fluttering heart knew something amiss, will she travel alone today? The train’s signal was loud …

spooky tales

My Best Friend – A Tale of Two Friends

Viru was sitting beside Vikram, holding his hand tenderly tapping it with soft feather-like fingers. The nervousness was palpable in both the kids. After all, it was a kind of ‘life-and-death’ decision for them. Vikram’s parents have finally decided to shift to Gurugram since his father got a better opportunity and his mother expressed a …

magical short kids stories

It’s Not Magic, It’s You! Short Kids Story

Do you believe in magic? Well, I don’t, but my little girl does, so much so that she emotionally blackmailed me all the way to accept there is magic around us! Giving it a second thought I agreed and solemnly swear that, yes! there is magic around us. We started our evening walk when she …

My Love Story

My Z Way to Happiness

Looks like we made itLook how far we’ve come my babyWe mighta took the long wayWe knew we’d get there someday!! – Shania Twain When they met for the very first time, nothing actually happened! He was riding pillion on a friend’s bike, and she chattering around with her friends. Their eyes never met, no …

Irrfan Khan Love Story

Find Me In Your Memories

Disclaimer – This post is written in the memory of my favorite actor and a great human Irrfan Khan. This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is …

Living with your ex

Living with Your EX

Raghu was enjoying his early morning tea when the doorbell rang twice breaking the morning silence. He rushed to answer the door before it rings again, it was the society’s watchman. ‘Sir, yesterday night madam left the car lights open. Give me keys I will close and return back.’ Handing over the keys he recalled …