Winter Morning

Winter Morning Image Courtesy - Jill Burrow on Pexels.com The sun looked appetizingly delicious on an early January morning, rising in a clear sky amidst the music of the birds; the cool breeze blew softly across the vast open fields, dotted with huge trees, the small and the large leaves dancing shyly and tentatively while … Continue reading Winter Morning

A Little Life on the Edge

Image Credit - Ralph Burrows on Pexels.com The goosebumps stayed the longest for I could remember, stubbornly refusing to part their uninvited company anytime soon. The initial firm steps suddenly turned tentative as they reached closer to the gates. The wide smile now remained just a nervous parting of lips as I noticed a stranger … Continue reading A Little Life on the Edge

Who is ‘I’? – (Caution – Extreme ‘confusion’ ahead, read at your own risk. And, your perspective matters, do share)

Who is I? Image Courtesy - Vlad Cheu021ban on Pexels.com (An eccentric post - please bear with me) Our limbs follow what we want them to do.  The mind controls and the body follow.  Our desires, our wants, even our wishes and thoughts, almost everything is controlled by our brain or our mind, whatever we … Continue reading Who is ‘I’? – (Caution – Extreme ‘confusion’ ahead, read at your own risk. And, your perspective matters, do share)

Certainly, a New Year. Happy? Yes, No, Maybe

Certain - Uncertain Image Courtesy - Airam Vargas on Pexels.com Happiness is a state of mind, someone said, and the humanity gladly clung onto the sticky narrative ever since.  Humans are too complicated, but they admire a simplified explanation of things which are intricate and incomprehensible. The undying longing to find an easy to understand, … Continue reading Certainly, a New Year. Happy? Yes, No, Maybe

The Prince & The Hard Times

The Prince and The Hard Times Image Credit - Tatiana Syrikova on Pexels.com The two chairs sat opposite each other, one behind and one in front of the sun.   The wintry afternoon sun continued working hard to warm up the chill in the air bravely.   The shadow of the mumty (raised wall to cover the … Continue reading The Prince & The Hard Times

The Forgotten Apology – Story of Friendship, Guilt, and Triumph of Human Emotions

The Forgotten Apology - Story of Friendship, Guilt, and Triumph of Human Emotions  Hari, enjoying the sunset of his fulfilling life in the picturesque small town of Almora, decides to do the unthinkable. When everything was moving on smoothly, an abrupt discussion with his grandson opens up the old wound, forcing him to take a … Continue reading The Forgotten Apology – Story of Friendship, Guilt, and Triumph of Human Emotions

Delayed Train

Image Credit - Pixabay on Pexels.com Eyes droop, while shoulders slide down mimicking every passing second.  Three people left the seat next to him as they waited for their train, his head resting on their shoulders even after being pushed away after every 30 seconds.  Irritated, they finally decided to let go. The short man, … Continue reading Delayed Train

Story of Stories

When we were living as wanderers in the forests, in the caves and in the deserts or in the open grasslands, one thing that knitted everyone together was gossip and bonfire talks. People would gather around and talk about other people, discuss their day, issues and almost everything. The discussion not only helped in developing … Continue reading Story of Stories

21 Short and Inspiring Stories now in Top 100 in Kindle Story Books at 61 and at 140 in Story Book (paperback and hardcover)

Hey Everyone, Although the rankings are dynamic and we never know what happens in 2 hours, but its important to celebrate small wins. I am thankful to each and everyone here who supported and encouraged me and helped put this book in top 100 finally. Its ranked at #61 in Short Stories on Kindle and … Continue reading 21 Short and Inspiring Stories now in Top 100 in Kindle Story Books at 61 and at 140 in Story Book (paperback and hardcover)

Writing Competition

Dear Fellow Bloggers/Writers, QueryLetter.com is holding a writing competition. Please click on the link below to know the details. https://www.queryletter.com/contest The winner will get $500. I am posting this after receiving their email to let it be known to anyone who would be interested in submitting a book blurb. I am not earning anything by … Continue reading Writing Competition

Hard Copy – 21 Short and Inspiring Stories Now Available

Hello Everyone, Another update, the paperback (hard copy) of my book; - 21 Short and Inspiring Stories is now available on Notion press and Amazon India. If you are the one who like to read it old style (I also prefer it the traditional way), please do buy it from the following link; https://notionpress.com/read/21-short-and-inspiring-stories Amazon … Continue reading Hard Copy – 21 Short and Inspiring Stories Now Available

My Second E-book on Kindle

https://www.amazon.in/Short-Inspiring-Stories-something-beautiful-ebook/dp/B08DG8K37M/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=21+short+and+inspiring+stories&qid=1595658810&sr=8-3 I have been able to finally compile and publish my second e-book on kindle. It is a collection of 21 short stories, a lot of which were published here on my blog too and now converted in the form of an ebook. Its available for Rs 99 on Amazon India and an equivalent price … Continue reading My Second E-book on Kindle

Iron Man V/s Super Commando Dhurva – Would Be a Great Watch

Two of my favorite characters growing up were Nagraj and Super Commando Dhurva, superheroes with their own unique powers.  While Nagraj would make use of snakes and poisonous breath to kill and defeat his adversaries, Super Commando Dhurva was more acrobatic, skilled both in fighting as well as riding his motorcycle. Most of the summer … Continue reading Iron Man V/s Super Commando Dhurva – Would Be a Great Watch