The Resurrection				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.56/5							(8)

The Resurrection 4.56/5 (8)

Prologue     This is the year 3020 and the Earth is renamed Terra 2.0.      The entities ‘Food’ and ‘Water’ have perished after the floods of 2050. There has been a gargantuan change in the way of life. The wildlife and plants which exist are radioactive, hence...
  THE MATHEMATICAL PUZZLE				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.6/5							(5)

  THE MATHEMATICAL PUZZLE 4.6/5 (5)

“Two out of Fifty; DEEPAK, I need to see your parents on Saturday.” My 7th grade Math teacher rolled her pupils in disgust as she handed over my answer sheet. My head hanging low, I tottered towards my seat, when the hammer fell; “Shyamu has scored 50 out of 50.” A...
Steroidal Impact				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(12)

Steroidal Impact 4.5/5 (12)

Dadi may have been 79 but inside her bosom encased in an obese frame beat the coy heart of a teenager. She deemed herself in love and with Hrithik Roshan, no less.  Every afternoon she would plop her creaking bones on the comfy couch in front of the TV, recline and...
Narration and Point of view				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.94/5							(9)

Narration and Point of view 4.94/5 (9)

Last week, we dealt with subplots and different types of subplots. Now, it’s time to move on from plots to another aspect of storytelling. And, that is exactly what we are going to do. Once you have the plot ready, you’ve got to start writing it. But, how? Do you...
A Doctor’s Night Out 				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.88/5							(4)

A Doctor’s Night Out  4.88/5 (4)

My seniors are getting decked up for the party.  “How does this dress look? Is it too short?” One of them asks the other. Ask me, I’ll tell you. I can see your gluteal fold. How will you sit? “Relax, the shorter the better,” the other one replies with a wink. “Tia,...
Worthy Of Her Love				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(3)

Worthy Of Her Love 4.5/5 (3)

A low cry echoed in the bushes. She turned to her right and sprinted towards the sound, carrying a first aid kit. She hoped it would be enough, at least until she could take the wounded fawn to the house. The drops of blood led her to the exact location. “Oh,...
Miles to go before I sleep				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4/5							(4)

Miles to go before I sleep 4/5 (4)

    At 35, you can’t help but suckle your own set of prejudices one day and water them the next. The case of learning, unlearning and relearning had been rested long ago with life putting forth arguments, and finally winning the suit. I loved to rush through life...
The Divine Intervention				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.53/5							(34)

The Divine Intervention 4.53/5 (34)

The treasury room had a lone priest. Dressed in a white dhoti and saffron kurta, his head smeared with chandan, panditji* was busy listening to music on his earphones. This made the task simple for Rajwati Devi and Rama. As his attention wavered to see the time, Rama...
Subtle Love				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.75/5							(10)

Subtle Love 4.75/5 (10)

Scene-1: A Passionate Night Sitting by the window side I watch the raindrops glide. My half-naked girlfriend in bed, calls me by her side, And I say, Honey, you have to wait. For you are only my second love, Coffee is my first. Arun Sebastian winked at his girlfriend,...
A Young Dream				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4/5							(7)

A Young Dream 4/5 (7)

From an early age, maybe 6 or 7, Sukhpreet did strange things. He would go to the corners of the house walls and talk. When his parents questioned him, he said he was talking to his friend, Manti. Strangely, he had no friend or acquaintance by that name at school or...