Author Archives: Deepti Nalavade Mahule

About Deepti Nalavade Mahule

Originally from India, I reside in California, where I spend time developing software, feeding books to my two children and submitting my short fiction. View samples of my writing on — https://deeptiwriting.wordpress.com/

“Ten Minutes to Impact” published in Flash Fiction Magazine

My flash fiction story titled “Ten Minutes to Impact” has been published in Flash Fiction Magazine. It was shortlisted for a contest run by the magazine. Read the piece here: https://flashfictionmagazine.com/blog/2022/07/20/ten-minutes-to-impact/

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A vacation to Palm Springs

In the weeks rolling up to the Thanksgiving break this year, my stomach lurched from time to time with excitement and apprehension. Our vacation would definitely happen, right? We were looking for this kind of a break for so long! … Continue reading

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My microfiction story “Pandemic-Born” in Friday Flash Fiction

There, I did it. I, too, wrote fiction related to the Coronavirus Pandemic and it was published in Friday Flash Fiction: https://www.fridayflashfiction.com/100-word-stories/pandemic-born-by-deepti-nalavade-mahule

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My microfiction story “Scarecrow” in Friday Flash Fiction

My microfiction piece was published in Friday Flash Fiction: https://www.fridayflashfiction.com/100-word-stories/scarecrow-by-deepti-nalavade-mahule

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July 4, last year

With the coronavirus pandemic raging on through summer 2020, official July 4 fireworks events were cancelled to avoid public gatherings. On the evening of July 4, my husband, daughter and I (heavily pregnant with my second-born son) decided to drive … Continue reading

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My microfiction story “A Question” in Friday Flash Fiction

My microfiction piece was published in Friday Flash Fiction: https://www.fridayflashfiction.com/100-word-stories/a-question-by-deepti-nalavade-mahule I liked reading the comments on it about what readers thought of the story and how they interpreted it!

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“Candle in the Wind” published in The Sunlight Press

My flash fiction titled “Candle in the Wind” has been published in The Sunlight Press, a digital literary journal that publishes stories with characters who traverse life’s dark paths with hope and light. Read the piece here: https://www.thesunlightpress.com/2021/03/25/candle-in-the-wind/

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My second childbirth story

About five years ago, I wrote about and shared my first childbirth experience. You can check it out here. The years flew by and in front of me now stands a girl in pigtails and pink glasses, who talks non-stop. … Continue reading

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My short story “Shattered Pieces” published in Potato Soup Journal

My short story titled “Shattered Pieces” has been published in Potato Soup Journal. Read it here: http://potatosoupjournal.com/shattered-pieces-by-deepti-nalavade-mahule/

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My flash fiction story "The New Girl in Our Office" published in The Writing Disorder

My flash fiction story titled “The New Girl in Our Office” has been published in the Spring 2020 issue of The Writing Disorder. Read it here: http://writingdisorder.com/deepti-nalavade-mahule-fiction/

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