100 Words | #4 Dark

Dark She heard hushed voices. Instinctively, she stiffened. I can wield a weapon. I can do this, she told herself as she braved through the corridor. She had never gotten into a physical fight before. Ever. But if it came to ‘do or die’, she would rather do than just die. She fumbled in her … More 100 Words | #4 Dark

Schooled #1 | Faux Pas – Redundant words in Everyday Phrases

I have this impulsive need to correct everyone’s spoken grammar, and my relatives and friends have had the opportunity to get annoyed by this for years now. With social media, this need has only amplified. There’s an old joke that goes something like: I liked him a lot until he opened his mouth. But I’d … More Schooled #1 | Faux Pas – Redundant words in Everyday Phrases

100 Words | #2 Begin

Begin She looked at the sheet nervously. She had a few moments before she could officially begin. She always utilised this time to assess the damage. She knew it only made her more nervous, but she did it anyway. She looked around. Sweat on the forehead, foot-tapping, drumming of fingers, and biting nails were the … More 100 Words | #2 Begin

#1 A Good Listener? | Fiction Series – High School Never Ends

This is a first-person narrative from the point of view of Anahita Sahani – the protagonist of High School Never Ends – a book my sister, Kritika, and I are working on. The story published here is based on the same characters, the timeline matches the events in the book, and the narrative style is exactly … More #1 A Good Listener? | Fiction Series – High School Never Ends

100 Words | #1 Avoid

Avoid It’s just easier than confrontation. Is the heartache worth it? Maybe it is, but I wouldn’t know. I think about picking up the phone sometimes and asking questions, a lot of questions. But I doubt I’ll get answers. Not truthful ones at least. Maybe I’m not the only one guilty, though. It takes two to … More 100 Words | #1 Avoid