The Muse of the month is a monthly short story contest by Women’s web. The prompts are engaging and diverse. The contest is an excellent opportunity for writers, and is known for the quality of .... Read More
Raima was running late. It had been a busy day at work, with the designs for the new client needing to be completed. The rain had slowed down the traffic, and a splash of rain water from a puddle into .... Read More
Reema stood at the door waiting for the metro to come to a halt. She just made it out of the door before a rush of people swarmed inside, as usual, without sparing a thought for those who needed to ex .... Read More
The masks she wears She is bemused. It is startling to see everyone wear the mask, to talk about it, to ask which one is needed? The mask is not something that is new to her, you see&hel .... Read More
Just after the diwali frenzy, it was time for another festival. This one, she always dreaded. The family get togethers and feasting of Diwali would just settle down and it would be bhaiya dooj. .... Read More
Cold winter days, Warm Stories. As she waited for Akhil, Aditi couldn’t help but look at his recent photograph from the medical college convocation and feel proud. Just like his f .... Read More
Shaguna had dreamt about the shrine again. The dream was the same, never even a slight variation in its details; always vivid and clear, even though so many years had passed. It was 4:30 A.M, her usua .... Read More
A short story for diwali, She was tired. It had been a very busy week with so many people to visit and rituals to complete. Sometimes, she wondered if any of th .... Read More
Flash fiction is a genre of very short stories, the usual ones being 100 words or so. There is usually a picture prompt which elicits a story from the writer. Enjoy these stories, along with the promp .... Read More
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