A thorn on the stem of a pink rose decided to narrate his story after 25 long years. He takes the reader through a beautiful journey of a life well-lived by him and by those with whom he shares his life with. Read on to learn more about his fascinating life.
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Book Review: How to Write Short Stories like a Pro by Jyoti Arora
With attention spans getting shorter, readers prefer short story formats to keep them entertained. New-age writers are moving away from writing full-fledged novels and concentrating on creating short stories to keep their readers satiated. Writing a short story differs greatly from writing a novel. Jyoti Arora’s book, Writer’s Toolkit – How to write short stories like a Pro is a perfect ready reckoner for any author who wishes to ace the art of telling short stories. ‘How to Write Short Stories like a Pro’ is a complete writing course in a concise form. It does not just deliver writing lessons — it makes you write. If you follow its practice suggestions, you’ll have a beautiful short story ready before you finish reading the book.
Short Story: #NoFilter | From Trapped In Heaven & Other Stories | Mayura Amarkant
Her mother’s eyes were brimming with tears, she was too choked to speak as she gave in to her daughter’s wish. Her hands trembled as she applied blush to her daughter’s dry cheeks. After 45 minutes, Aashirya slowly removed her mobile phone, took a selfie, added the hashtag, #nofilter and posted it on Instagram.
“Watch out Maa, this one is going to be the best picture with the maximum likes & comments. My account will explode with the traction!” she attempted to laugh, but wheezed and coughed instead. Will Aashirya’s last wish come true?
Short Story: They will never find out…
He earned extra money so that he could drink to his heart’s content & flirt with the local whore. What happens next will surprise you…
Short Story: Locked in a closet with a stranger | From Trapped In Heaven & Other Stories | Mayura Amarkant
Riots had broken out, a Hindu boy was accused of raping his Muslim classmate & both communities had gone ballistic. Jyotsna was in the physics laboratory and had climbed into the closet, only to find that it was already occupied. For both to fit in, they had to snuggle close, really close. What happened next?
Gloria’s Quest for Peace: Short Story
She mindlessly spat out the piece of nail that she had been chewing for the past 5 minutes. It flew across the room and landed on the shiny glass table near the sofa. On a normal day she would have hurriedly picked it up before a mother shouted at her. But today, nothing mattered to this 18 year old.